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US-95: Culdesac Canyon Passing Lane

Adding a passing lane will provide drivers a safer opportunity to pass, while also improving capacity and mobility.

From 2019-2020, construction will excavate rock to make room for an extended passing lane. Nine culverts will also be upgraded to be more fish-friendly.

Phase 1
Completed in 2016
Phase 2 Cost
$27 million
Road conditions
Check the latest impacts at 511.
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Construction photos from 2019 to 2020

Photos show progress on construction over the last two years. The last aerial photo was provided by Barnes Inc.

Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2019 Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2019 Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2019 Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2019 Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2020 Photo of construction on US-95 in Culdesac Canyon in 2019 Aerial photo provided by Barnes Inc. of blasting and drilling efforts on US-95 Culdesac Canyon construction in 2020
2016
Passing lane added between mileposts 289 and 290.5
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Spring 2019 - Fall 2020
Construction to add a passing lane between milepost 279 and 282
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2023
Passing lane to be added between mileposts 282 and 289
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Downloads & Resources

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Mid-November

Season 1 ends

About 1.5 miles of new passing lane was completed but not paved.

Season 1 summary
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April 2019

Daytime blasting

Although most complete closures of US-95 will be scheduled at night, during the second week of April, traffic will be stopped in both directions to allow the construction of an equipment access trail above the rock slope. Rock and other debris will be pushed off the slope into a catchment area for cleanup. Drivers should expect delays of at least 15 minutes; if rock falls onto the road, delays could become longer as crews remove it.

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March 2019

Signage and guardrail work begins

Expect reduced speeds now that contractors are on scene to replace signage and guardrail.

Construction overview

Project
Updates

The final season of work is underway, with the first closure for blasting scheduled March 12. Read more.

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