Castle Creek Bridge repairs scheduled all day Wednesday |

Castle Creek Bridge repairs scheduled all day Wednesday

Colorado Department of Transportation specialty crews will perform repairs to the bridge expansion joint on Castle Creek Bridge on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Working with the city of Aspen, a section of the Living Lab will temporarily be moved so the crew can access the bridge joint. Work will commence on the westbound side of the bridge then move to the eastbound side. The sidewalk over Castle Creek Bridge will remain open for pedestrians and cyclists. Also, commercial truck traffic and Roaring Fork Transportation Authority buses will utilize Highway 82 both west and eastbound, although delays should be expected as flaggers will be in place to alternate commercial vehicles and RFTA through the closure.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane; eastbound traffic as well as commercial truck traffic and RFTA buses will utilize Highway 82, although delays can be expected.

Westbound Hwy 82 traffic will exit at north Seventh Street to west Smuggler Street to Power Plant Road to Cemetery Lane and back to Highway 82.

Westbound commercial vehicles and RFTA buses should stage on Highway 82 and Hallam Street and will be alternated across the bridge as needed.

Pay attention to CDOT flaggers and uniform traffic control provided by the Aspen Police Department as they will be working on traffic control and assisting motorists with the alternate route.

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