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Construction means delays on U.S. 550
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Posted on April 15 2010, 3:49pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
Highway to be repaved from Molas to Silverton; Mineral Creek Bridge work resumes.
A truck pulling a trailer slid off U.S. 550 north of Coal Bank Pass on
Tuesday morning, April 13, after a sloppy spring storm made the
highway as slippery as an eel. In the background, other truckers chain up.
Mark Esper/Silverton Standard & the Miner
The Colorado Department of Transportation is gearing up for a project to resurface a 10-mile stretch of U.S. 550 from upper Lime Creek to Silverton, with a contractor now being selected after bids were opened last week.
Nancy Shanks, spokesperson for CDOT, said work should begin in May and be completed by September 2010.
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