Colorado Public Works Journal, Spring 2024

34┃ Colorado Public Works Journal 16┃ The Road Ahead 2023 “Best in Colorado” Asphalt Pavement Awards CATEGORY - RURAL HIGHWAY NEW OR RECONSTRUCTION: SH 257 Improvements Windsor Paving Contractor: Coulson Excavating Co of Loveland Owner/Agency: CDOT Region 4 This $6M project consisted of full depth reconstruction and select milling of approximately 5 miles of SH 257. 36,000 tons was placed over 98 working days using echelon paving to provide quality in longitudinal joints and eliminate uneven traffic lanes. CATEGORY - LOCAL AGENCY (COUNTY) RESURFACING: Jefferson County 2023 Resurfacing Program Paving Contractor: Martin Marietta Metro Denver Owner/Agency: Jefferson County This $3M project included milling the Bear Creek Village residential neighborhood and placing 11,000 tons in a 2” overlay. The paving was completed in 17 days and the response from the citizens was very positive.