As crews work on some of the US Highway 85 intersections in Eaton and Ault, there will be some closures over the next few weeks.

Ault Closure

The Colorado Department of Transportation and Simon Contractors will have multiple closures in Ault from Tuesday, Oct. 17, to the evening of Sunday, Oct. 22. The intersection of US Highway 85 at US Highway 14 will have a 24/7 closure with one lane of traffic for northbound and southbound US 85 maintained. There will be no westbound or eastbound access to US14 from US85. A signed detour will be in place.

From 2nd Avenue to US 85 on US14, there will be a full closure, but pedestrians will have access to businesses. From the intersection of 2nd Street and US 85, to the intersection of US 14 and US 85, there will be a partial closure for concrete placement.

Eaton Closure

The closure in Eaton will take place at the west side of the intersections of US 85 at Collins Street and US 85 at 10th Street, Monday, Oct. 23, until the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 31. The east side of the intersections in Eaton will remain open.

Motorists traveling northbound and southbound through Eaton and Ault will not be affected. Those who are impacted by the closure can follow signed detours around the intersections.

Speeds will be reduced to 25 mph in the active work zone and 45 mph between the two towns. Please plan for additional travel time for the detour.