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Maps and Restrictions for Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads Updated September 20, 2019**

Extra-Legal Vehicles or Load

OS/OW loads are prohibited from travel when hazardous conditions exist. Hazardous conditions include SNOW, ICE, MUD, ROCKS, WIND and REDUCED VISIBILITY. No oversize movement is EVER allowed where the Chain Law is in effect. Overweight only are allowed to chain up and proceed as conditions allow. See Rule 2 CCR 601-4, 4-1, D.

** Asterisks indicate new restriction, or change in restriction.

Daylight Hours = Sunrise to Sunset

Emergency   Alerts

New OS/OW Restriction

Speed Reduction

Highway

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Location Mile Point
Restriction Description

1

MP 0.0 to 9.96 (from I-25 to US287), 17' Width, 16' height -both directions-

Width and Height restriction: No permits over 17 feet wide or 16 feet tall. This restriction is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

2

Highway 2 - In Commerce City from US6 to I-76

Abandonment by the Colorado DOT to Commerce City in 2015. OS/OW loads wanting to use this former state highway that is now a Commerce City roadway must contact Commerce City for authorization to use it.

5

Mt Evans Rd closed (Echo Lake to Summit Lake)
Complete closure for the season from Echo Lake to the top until further notice.

6

MP 216 to MP 229.8 (Loveland Pass from Keystone to I-70 ) 10' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet; Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until October 2019.  From Monday night 9/9/19 until Friday morning 9/13/19; Loveland Pass will be closed every night from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m.

6

MP 403 to 406 (from S 6th Ave to CR370) 11' width, 65' length -both directions-
Width & Length Restrictions: No loads over 11 feet wide and/or over 65' long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019.

** 6

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 445 to MP 467 -both directions-

65 MPH to 45 MPH; Sept 3 - Oct 1, 2019

6,14,113,138

In the City of Sterling - NO permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., 12 (noon) to 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day of the week.

8

MP 8 to MP 9 (from Estes St to Wadsworth Blvd) full closure -both directions-

HWY 8 is closed for culvert work, detour onto Yale or Jewell. Must contact local municipalities for permission to use their roads.

13

MP 16 to MP 21 (Rio Blanco/Garfield county line is MP 17) 12' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; Monday - Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until November 2019.

 

13- truck route around Craig,CO

All permitted loads must use the Moffat County Truck Route around Craig, CO. (county roads 183 & 7). Must contact Moffat County to obtain permit to use their roads - 970-824-3211 (Mon-Fri 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). 

This is now the designated truck route.

13

SH 13, MP 91.5 to MP 128 (Craig, Co. to WY line) 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet; Monday - Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until November 15, 2019

14

MP 20 to MP 21.6 (between Walden, Co & US40), 12' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 15, 2019.

14,6,113,138

In the City of Sterling - No permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from 8-9 a.m., 12 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m., & 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; every day of the week.

14

MP 235 to MP 236 (Highland Dr to S 9th Ave in Sterling, Co), 11' wide, 65' long -both directions-
Width & Length Restrictions: No loads over 11 feet and/or over 65' long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019.

** 23

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 0.0 to MP 17.7 -both directions-

65 MPH to 45 MPH; Sept 3 - Oct 1, 2019

24

MP 145 to MP 146.7 (Minturn,Co), 13' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 13 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Oct 25, 2019.

24

MP 295.6 to MP 303.5 (Ute Pass Ave to I-25) 11’ width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until January 2020.

25C

(bus rte in Walsenburg)

MP 1.9 to MP 2.3 (Spruce St to Willow Ave) 11' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 11'; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 10, 2019.

25
MP 58 to MP 59, 12' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until June 2020.
25
MP 80 to MP 92 (between SH 165 and Pueblo) 15' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 15 feet; Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. until November 2019.
25
MP 97 to MP 98 (Illinois Ave to 8th St) 22' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 22 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 4, 2019.
25

MP 100A SB OFF-RAMP (exit ramp from SB I-25 to EB US50) 10' width, 80' length -southbound-
Width & Length Restrictions: No loads over 10 feet wide and/or over 80' long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

25
MP 160  to MP 181 (Monument to Castle Rock) 13' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 13 feet, every night of the week from 8:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. until January 2022.
** 25
MP 221 to MP 227.6 (104th Ave to E-470) COMPLETE NIGHTLY CLOSURE -both directions-
COMPLETE NIGHTLY CLOSURES beginning September 16, 2019; both directions of I-25 will close every night 9:30 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. from 104th Ave to the E-470 parkway until September 24, 2019.  Permitted OS/OW & Hazmat loads need to use the posted detours.
34D

MP 7.7 - MP 8.7 (23rd Ave to 35th Ave) 12' wide -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019.

** ** 36

MP 48 to MP 50.4 (Wadsworth Pkwy to Church Ranch Rd), 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction & Speed Reduction: No loads over 10 feet wide or moving faster than 25 MPH; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

40

MP 91 to 92, (In Craig,Co; Rose St to 1st St) 12' Width -both directions-
Width restriction: No permits over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019.

40

MP 105 to 108.5, (Hayden,Co) 12' & 11' Width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until September 17.  On September 17th the restriction will be lowered to 11' width until November 15, 2019.

40

MP 227 (downtown Fraser, Co), 15' Width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No permits over 15 feet wide through downtown Fraser,Co.  This restriction is permanent.

40

MP 233.1 to MP 257.6 - Berthoud Pass (Winter Park to Empire) 70' length -both directions-

Length restriction: No loads over 70 feet.

This restriction is permanent.

50

MP 62.5 to MP 68.5 (starting 7 miles west of 1525 Rd) 12' Width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet, Monday - Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until December 2019. There is no restriction on Sundays.

50

MP 82.6 - Olathe 16' height

Height restriction: No permits over 16 feet allowed under the signal on US 50 in Olathe.

 

50

City of Montrose - at LaSalle Road 15' 10" height

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet 10 inches.

50

MP 156 to MP 158 (Gunnison, Co) 10' Width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 2019.

50

MP 232 to 237 (between Rincon Campground & CR 45), 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet wide, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2019.

50

MP 101A SB OFF-RAMP (exit ramp from SB I-25 to EB US50) 10' width, 80' length -southbound-
Width & Length Restrictions: No loads over 10 feet wide and/or over 80' long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

 

50/287

Intersection of Highway 287 and Highway 50 East in City of Lamar

Length restriction: No permits over 90 feet traveling north on US287 to eastbound US50. Loads in excess of 90 feet in length should travel westbound on US50 to US287 north to Highway 96 east to US385.

 

52

MP 12 to MP 13.5 (Silver Burch Blvd to Frederick Way) 10' width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 10 feet, twenty-fours hours a day, 7 days a week until October 2019.

70

MP 116 to MP 133, Glenwood Springs to Dotsero (Glenwood Canyon) 13' width &/or 85' length -both directions-

Width & Length restrictions: Loads that exceed 13 feet wide &/or 85 feet long must have a pilot escort in the rear while going through Glenwood Canyon at any time.    Both of these restrictions are permanent.

70

MP 167 to MP 173.5 (Avon to West Vail) 12' Width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet, Sunday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. until October 4, 2019. Friday & Saturday nights are not restricted.

70

MP 200.9 to MP 201.1 (HWY 91 to HWY 9), 11' Width, -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until September 23, 2019.

70

MP 213.6 (Eisenhower Tunnel), 11' Width -both directions-

Width restriction: Permitted loads over 11 feet must pull over and get permission to pass through the tunnel.

Loads 13 feet 11 inches tall or less may travel through the Eisenhower Tunnel

70

Exit 239 West Idaho Springs Exit Ramp -Eastbound ramp only-

Complete closure of this ramp until further notice.

70

MP 274.76 - Intersection of I-70 and US6, Highway 265 (Brighton Blvd) RR and city streets.

Weight restriction: No loads that exceed the orange axle weights on the bridge weight limit map (See the color grid.)

 

70

MP 274.5 to MP 276.58 - Washington St to Colorado Blvd (HWY 2) -both directions-

No OS/OW permitted loads allowed on this portion of I-70.   This restriction is permanent

70

MP 278.92, I-70 Structure E-17-KR (Structure which carries I-270 Eastbound OVER I-70)

Height Restriction: The vertical clearance at structure has been lowered. Please see the clearance changes on the height map at the bottom of this report.

70

MP 380 to MP 396 (west of Arriba, Co to east of Flagler, Co), 12' Width -both directions-
Width Restriction No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 15, 2019.

70G

MP 0.0 to MP 0.58 (access road between I70 & US6 in Edwards, Co) 12' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 29, 2019. Loads can access US6 at Wolcott (exit 157) or Avon (exit 167).

** 71

MP 16 to MP 26.5 (US50 to SH96) COMPLETE CLOSURE -both directions-
COMPLETE CLOSURE: SH 71 will be completely closed twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until Nov 2019.

72

MP 12 to MP 24 (Coal Creek Canyon) 11', -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 11 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until January 3, 2020.

76

MP 8.849, I-76 Structure E-17-HC (Dahlia St over I-76)

Height Restriction - The vertical clearance at this structure has been lowered. Please see the clearance changes on the height map at the bottom of this report.

** 76

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 72 to MP 75 -westbound-

75 MPH to 55 MPH; Sept 3 - Sept 9, 2019

** 76

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 108 to MP 145  -both directions-

75 MPH to 55 MPH; Sept 1 - Oct 1, 2019

** 76

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 165 to MP 184 -both directions-

75 MPH to 55 MPH; Sept 3 - Oct 1, 2019

82

MP 2.5 to 11.6 (Blake Ave to SH133) 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet Monday - Friday from 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. until October 8, 2019.  Saturdays & Sundays are open for movement

82

MP 42.4 to MP 79 (Independence Pass) 35' length limit

No vehicles over 35 feet long.  Whenever Independence Pass is open this restriction is active.

88/287

SH 88/US287, MP 1.1 to MP 0 (6th Ave to Colfax Ave), 9' width - both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 9 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2019.

113

MP 11 to MP 12 (north of CR 62) 14' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 14 feet wide; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 2019.

114

MP 0.00 to 61.7 - Hwy 50 to Saguache

Width & Length restriction: No loads over 11 feet wide and/or 85 feet in length. This restriction is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until further notice.

138

MP 0.0 to MP 4 (from US6 to CR 34.5) 11' wide, 65' long, -both directions-
Width & Length Restrictions: No loads over 11 feet wide and/or over 65' long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019.

138,113,6,14

In the City of Sterling: No permitted loads during curfew

Width, Height and Length restriction: No oversize permits may travel in the City of Sterling from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., 12:00 (noon) to 1:00 p.m., & 5:00 p.m.to 6:00 p.m. every day of the week.

138/385

Intersection of US385 and HWY 138 in Julesburg, CO, 12' width &/or 90' length

Width & Length restrictions: No permits over 12 feet wide &/or over 90 feet in length.      Both these restrictions are permanent.

145

MP 73 to MP 76 (1.5 miles west of Telluride Spur) 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 4, 2019.

149

MP 21 to MP 22 (HWY 149 in Creede, CO) 85' length limit -both directions-

Length Restriction: No loads over 85 feet on HWY 149 through the town of Creede, CO, until further notice.

160/491

MP 27.25 to MP 30.25 (9 miles west of the jct of US160 & US491) 11' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2019.

257

MP 10.6 to MP 11.5 (City of Windsor - Main St)* 115' length -both directions-

Length restriction: No loads over 115 feet; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.     This restriction is permanent

*This restriction affects the portion of HWY 257 between 7th St & County Road 19 within the Windsor city limits.

 

265

MP 1.198 - Brighton Blvd just north of I-70

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure # E-17-A has been lowered. Please see clearance changes on height map listed at the bottom of this restriction report.

**

285

MP 171 to MP 190 (from Buffalo Sprgs CG to 7 miles east of Fairplay, Co) COMPLETE CLOSURE -both directions-
Complete Closure: Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. this section of US285 will be completely closed until November 22, 2019. 

 

285/112

Intersection of US285 and HWY 112, 15' 9" height  -both directions-

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet 9 inches.

287/88

US287/SH 88, MP 1.1 to MP 0 (6th Ave to Colfax Ave), 9' width - both directions-
WIDTH RESTRICTION: No loads over 9 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2019.

287

MP 50.3 to MP 59.5 (3 miles north of Baca/Prowers county line) 12' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 15, 2019.

287/50

Intersection of US 287 and US 50 East in the City of Lamar, Colorado

Length restriction: No loads over 90 feet traveling north on US287 to eastbound US50. Loads in excess of 90 feet in length should travel westbound on US50 to US287 northbound to HWY 96 eastbound to US385.

 

287

MP 113.444 - Eads 16' 6" height

Height restriction: No permits over 16 feet 6 inches may go under railroad structure No. K-25-L. Must contact the City of Eads for permission to go around this structure.

317

MP 6.2 to MP 12 -NO OVERWEIGHT LOADS-

Weight restriction: Any loads that exceed secondary highway weight limits (85K-GVW,40K-tandems) will be Chapter 6 Specials.

385

MP 150 to MP 151, (Cheyenne Wells), 12' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12'; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 2019. 

On August 12, 2019 this section of highway will completely close to oversize loads for 60 days (until Oct 12).  Permitted OS/OW loads ARE NOT approved to use the detour on city streets. Contact the permit office for a new route.

**

385

Temporary Speed Reduction, MP 269 to MP 296 -both directions-

65 MPH to 45 MPH; Sept 3 - Oct 1, 2019

385/138

Intersection of US385 and HWY 138 in Julesburg, CO 12' width and/or 90' length

Width & Length restrictions: No permits over 12 feet wide and/or 90 feet in length.       This restriction is permanent.

402

MP 0 to 4.3 (from US287 to I-25) 12' width & 73' length -both directions-
Width & Length Restriction: No loads over 12 feet wide and/or 73 feet in overall length; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until October 8, 2019.

491/160

MP 27.25 to MP 30.25 (9 miles west of the jct of US160 & US491) 11' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2019.

E-470

Annual Permit holders wanting to travel on E-470 must contact the E-470 authorities at least 48 hours in advance for a permit.

For permit application & information, visit E-470 Extra-Legal Vehicle or Load

550

MP 13 to MP 16.5 (CR 219 to US160-Farmington Hill) 15' width, 100' length -both directions-

Width & Length Restriction: No loads over 15 feet wide and/or 100 feet long.  This restriction is permanent. 

550

MP 90.8 Ouray -NO PERMITTED LOADS THROUGH TUNNEL-

No permitted loads through tunnel.    This restriction is permanent.

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