‘Biggest project’ about to break ground in Southwest Colorado

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‘Biggest project’ about to break ground in Southwest Colorado

$100M realignment of U.S. Highway 550 will connect ‘Bridge to Nowhere’
La Plata Electric Association employees, from left, Evan Moore, Michael Juliano, Dalton Hotter and Michael Messier assemble power poles Friday that are part of the realignment of U.S. Highway 550 just south of Durango city limits. Twenty-five power poles will moved in the first phase of the project.
Construction is set to begin Aug. 1 on the realignment of U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango. The $100 million project will allow the Colorado Department of Transportation to redirect Highway 550 traffic from Farmington Hill to the Grandview Interchange.

‘Biggest project’ about to break ground in Southwest Colorado

La Plata Electric Association employees, from left, Evan Moore, Michael Juliano, Dalton Hotter and Michael Messier assemble power poles Friday that are part of the realignment of U.S. Highway 550 just south of Durango city limits. Twenty-five power poles will moved in the first phase of the project.
Construction is set to begin Aug. 1 on the realignment of U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango. The $100 million project will allow the Colorado Department of Transportation to redirect Highway 550 traffic from Farmington Hill to the Grandview Interchange.
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