Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Major Construction Delays on Park County Road 77 (Tarryall Creek Road)

The Federal Highway Administration - Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD), in cooperation with Park County and Pike National Forest, has awarded a construction contract to Kirkland Construction, LLLP for the next phase of construction on Park County Road 77 (Tarryall Creek Road), just southwest of Denver in the Pike National Forest.

This project is the fourth phase of construction on the Tarryall Creek Road. This segment of the construction is located in the middle of the route, starting south of Tarryall Reservoir, and extending 9.2 miles to the southeast. The project is for full reconstruction and widening of the existing roadway. The primary scopes of work are: roadway excavation and embankment, rockery wall(s), aggregate base, superpave pavement, and drainage improvements.

Travelers will experience construction delays over the next 7-8 months. Construction operations have already begun and travelers should anticipate delays throughout the spring, summer, and fall.

Travelers should anticipate the following construction delay scenarios:

• April 8 thru Noon May 24, 2013 up to 60 minute delays seven days a week.

- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday roadway will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Alternate routes are advised: Possible alternate routes are Park County Roads: 15, 23, 31, 34, and Forest Service Road 211)

• May 28 thru Noon August 30, 2013 up to 40 minute delays seven days a week.

• September 3 thru project completion (anticipated to be October 30, 2013) up to 60 minute delays seven days a week

• Other nighttime closure(s) may be enforced, but are not anticipated at this time.

Note: Access to Tarryall Reservoir from Park County Road 77 and Park County Road 23 will not be affected by this project.

Here's a project map:


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