November 9, 2017
Andrew Barth, 303-441-1032
Brainard Road reconstruction begins Wednesday, Nov. 15
Periodic closures continue
through the Winter 2018; Full 24-hour closures of Brainard Road planned March
to June 2018
Boulder County, Colo. - The
Central Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highways Administration
(CFLHD), in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and Boulder County
Transportation, will begin reconstruction
of Brainard Lake Road
between the Peak-to-Peak Highway (SH 72) and the Brainard Lake Recreation Area.
The construction will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 15. During initial construction
this winter, Brainard Road will be closed at Highway 72 to all users (bikes and
cars) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on
Fridays. The road will be open on major holidays, such as Thanksgiving and
road closures are weather dependent. Updates to the schedule and closure information
will be posted at www.BrainardRoad.com.
next phase of construction on Brainard Road is scheduled to start Thursday,
March 1 and continue through the end of July 2018. In order to provide for
uninterrupted construction and a safe work zone, Brainard Road will be closed
to all users (cars and bikes) 24-hours per day, seven days per week from March
1 through June 28.
reconstruction of 2.5 miles of Brainard Lake Road
- Increased roadway
shoulder in the uphill/westbound lane to improve safety, assist with snow
removal, and provide additional space for cyclists and pedestrians
- Source water
protection for the Town of Ward’s water supply
- Speed mitigation
devices in advance of tighter curves.
For more information
on this work, visit
the project website, or contact Andrew Barth at email@example.com or
303-441-1032. All current Boulder County Transportation project information is
available at www.BoCoConeZones.com.