The Town of Basalt has begun construction of a pedestrian underpass under State Highway 82 (SH 82).
The project will provide safety improvements for all modes of transportation by building an underpass for non-motorist traffic at the intersection of SH 82 and Basalt Avenue.
The new underpass is designed to be 140 feet long, up to 9 feet tall, 16 feet wide. It will also be illuminated. The project will require the removal of over 8,000 cubic feet of dirt. The construction of the underground path combined with the installation of new traffic signals and an upgraded storm water drainage system are anticipated to improve the flow of traffic and pedestrian safety along this busy stretch of the highway.
For more information visit Basalt.net.
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