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2013 Garfield County road projects overview

The Garfield County Road and Bridge Department’s maintenance improvement plans for 2013 consist of 15.8 miles of asphalt and chip seal projects. The estimated cost of these projects is $3,654,000.

In addition to the overlay projects, county road and bridge crews are focusing on road drainage improvements, as well as bridge inspections to be completed this year.

These projects were prioritized and approved by the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners, based on road condition primarily, with the considerations of safety issues, budget, citizen requests, and traffic volumes included. Roads are important to the economy and for community access. The county maintains a five-year plan to assist in the guidance of determining when each road will be upgraded. By putting capital funds towards road improvements, the county is investing in a vital part of Garfield County’s infrastructure.

We’ve put together a project update page here to let you know which roadways have active crews in progress, how far they’ve gotten to date, alternative routes, and best estimates to project completions. Check back weekly to see how projects are progressing, and to avoid unnecessary delays.

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2013 Garfield County road projects / status
2012 Garfield County road projects / status

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District 1

District 1 includes county roads numbered in the 100s (and below) in the South Canyon, Glenwood Springs, and Carbondale areas.

District 2

District 2 includes the Rifle, Silt, and Parachute areas north of the Colorado River – the “200” roads.

District 3

District 3 includes the roads numbered in the 300s – the Silt, Rifle, Parachute and Battlement Mesa areas south of the Colorado River.

Other resources

Colorado Department of Transportation projects

Glenwood Canyon

Project closures and updates

Grand Avenue Bridge – Glenwood Springs

Grand Avenue bridge project information

Twin Tunnels – Clear Creek County

Project/closures | Lane closures