US 85 Platteville Resurfacing

About the Project:

U.S. Highway 85 south of Platteville will be repaired and resurfaced starting in spring 2021. Over four miles of northbound and southbound US 85 (Mile Points 246 – 250.5) will receive a new asphalt surface. This project will also improve water conveyance facilities south of Weld County Road 26, upgrade guardrail, replace bridge railing over Platte Valley Canal, and install new safety enhancements (rumble strips and roadside delineators).

Work Schedule

The contractor will perform most of the work from May to November 2021.

  • Work hours are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • All work is weather-dependent and the schedule is subject to change

Traffic Impacts

US 85 will remain open during construction.

  • Expect various mobile construction operations within the work zone
  • Lane closures and flaggers will be utilized for work activites
  • Speed limit reductions and width restrictions will be in place as needed

Project Facts

  • Cost: $6.42 million
  • Contractor: Coulson Excavating Company
  • Timeline: April 2021 - Summer 2022
  • Location:  US 85 south of Platteville

US 85 Platteville Map