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Stretch of popular biking highway in Routt County to be resurfaced

Rod Morgan rides his bike on a stretch of Colorado Highway 131 near the intersection with U.S. Highway 40.

Work schedule

Schedule from the Colorado Department of Transportation:

Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There will be reduced speed limits of 35 mph during work hours when flaggers are on site and 45 mph during nonwork hours to help reduce broken windshields during the chip-and-seal curing process. There will be a 12-foot-wide load restriction in place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on U.S. Highway 40 between mile markers 170 and 190 (east and west of Kremmling).

The following are the dates and work zones anticipated (weather permitting) for chip-and-seal, fog coat and striping on U.S. 40 and Colorado Highway 131:

■ Aug. 28:  Chip-and-seal on U.S. 40, mile point 220 (west of Tabernash) to MP 212.82 (this work is estimated to take 4 days)

■ Sept. 2: Chip-and-seal on U.S. 40 from MP 190 (east of Kremmling) west through town to MP 179 (three days). No work will occur from Sept. 3 at noon through Sept. 6 for Labor Day.

■ Sept. 9: Chip-and-seal on Colo. 131 from MP 64.56 (south of Steamboat Springs) north to intersection with U.S. 40 at MP 68.53 (two days)

■ Sept. 11: Fog coat on U.S. 40 from MP 223.56 to MP 212.82 (three days)

■ Sept. 14: Fog coat on U.S. 40 from MP 190 to MP 179 (two days)

■ Sept. 16: Fog coat on Colo. 131 from MP 64.56 to MP 68.53 (one day)

■ Sept. 17: Striping on US 40 from MP 223.56 to MP 212.82 (one day)

■ Sept. 18: Striping on U.S. 40 from MP 190 to MP 179.00 (one day)

■ Sept. 18: Striping on Colo. 131 from MP 64.56 to MP 68.53 (one day)