On February 22, The US 85 Ault-Wyoming Project in Weld County was presented with the “Best in Colorado” Award for Rural Highway – New or Reconstruction at the 23rd Annual “Best in Colorado” Asphalt Pavement Awards Dinner. Circuit Media has assisted contractor Connell Resources and CDOT with public information services during this project.

The project has consisted of repaving the highway, bridge work, installation of rumble strips, and irrigation and drainage improvements. It began in August 2015 and is expected to end in May 2017.