CO 318 Resurfacing Project Moffat County

About the Project:

The Colorado Department of Transportation and Elam Construction of Grand junction have scheduled resurfacing work along CO Highway 318 in Moffat County from the Utah/Colorado State Line west of Maybell. The project will include a 1” hot mix asphalt lane level paving and a 1.5” HMA overlay located on CO 318 for 12.5 miles from Mile Point 0, at UT/CO State Line, to MP 12.5, west of Maybell. Other work consists of rumble strip installation and pavement marking.

Project Benefits:

  • The HMA will add approximately 10 years of life to the highway, provide a smoother road surface and will durability by increasing the resistance of ruts and road damage. This will allow for a smoother and safer drive for motorists.
  • Other benefits of the project include installation of rumble strips which will warn motorists when they are leaving their lane and help with crash reductions.

Work Schedule:

  • Work is expected to be completed late August 2023
  • Normal working hours will be Monday trough Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Traffic Impacts:

Motorists can expect the following impacts during the period of construction:

  • There will be one-lane alternating traffic
  • Delays up to 15 minutes can be expected
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40 mph through the work zone
  • Loads wider than 10 feet will be restricted through the work zone during hours of operation
  • Refer to for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures
CO 318 Resurfacing

Project Facts

  • Cost: $6.7 Million
  • Contractor: Elam Construction
  • Timeline: April - August 2023
  • Location: From UT/CO State Line to west of Maybell
    • Mile Points:  0 - 12.5 
    • County: Moffat
Location of resurfacing project on CO 318
Location of resurfacing project on CO 318