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Maps and Restrictions for Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads Updated November 14, 2018**

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

New

Highway

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, 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.

7

MP 0.0 to MP 12.5 (from US36 to Allenspark, Co) 10' width –both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 15, 2018

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 - 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.

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 236 (Sterling, Co), 12' wide,  -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet wide; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week; until December 21, 2018
24

MP 294 to MP 300.65 (between Cascade, Co and S. 31st st) 11’ width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet; Monday – Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. until November 16, 2018.

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 December 21, 2018.
** 25

MP 101A SB OFF-RAMP (exit ramp from SB I-25 to EB US50), 10' width, 80' length -southbound-
Width & Length Restrictions: BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY, 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 121 to MP 126 (south of Fountain, Co) 12' width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet wide from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. every Sunday night through Friday morning until December 2018.

25

MP 146.2 to MP 148.8 (Garden of the Gods Rd to Woodmen) 22' width -both directions-

Width Restriction: No loads over 22 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 15, 2018

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

I-25 Under 88th Ave (MP 219) Structure E-17-LE -both directions-

Height restriction: The vertical clearance at structure E-17-LE has been lowered. Please see clearance changes on Height map under the 'Changes to Existing Maps' tab at the top of this restriction report.

  25

MP 217 to MP 223 (jct of I-25 & US36 to 120th Ave) 11' width and/or 14' 6" height -both directions-

Width & Height restrictions: No permits over 11 feet wide and/or over 14 feet 6 inches in height.

These two restrictions are every night from 12:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m., until further notice.

—Ramps will be single lane ramps 24 hours a day, seven days a week.—

34D
MP 14 - MP 14.7 (24th St to US34) COMPLETE CLOSURE -both directions-
ROAD CLOSURE: This section of highway is completely closed until December 21, 2018.

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

50C

MP 1 to MP 2 (where I-25 crosses over Santa Fe Dr), 12' width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 16, 2018.

 

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.

 

50/287

US 50 (through the town of Lamar, Co. from Saddle Club Dr to County Rd JJ) 12' width & 80' length -both directions-

Width & Length restrictions: No loads over 12 feet wide and/or 80 feet long, 24 hours a day, seven days a week until December 2018.

52

MP 62.2 (south of Wiggins, Co) 12' width -both directions-
Width restriction: No loads over 12 feet, twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until December 2018.

70
MP 88.2 (Rifle, Co), 14' Width -both directions- 
Width restriction: No loads over 14 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 16, 2018
70
MP 116 to MP 133 (Glenwood Canyon), 12' width -westbound-
Width Restriction: BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY - No loads over 12'; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until November 23, 2018 for emergency road repairs.

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 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 now 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 244 (bottom of Floyd Hill) 12' width -westbound-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet wide Sundays - Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 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.

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.

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.

85

MP 242 to MP 243 (6th St to WCR 16), 10' width & 80' length -both directions-

Width & Length restriction: No loads over 10 feet wide and/or 80 feet long; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until April 2019.

90

STRUCTURE K-01-C at MP 15.2 that crosses the Dolores River is closed to all traffic, including any permitted loads.

114

MP 0.00 to 61.697 - 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.

133
MP 40.5 (south side of McClure Pass) 12' width, -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 12 feet; Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until December 2018.
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.

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

MP 38 to MP 38.5 (jct of US160 & US491) 10' width -both directions-
Width Restriction: No loads over 10 feet, Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until November 23, 2018.

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.

 

285/112

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

Height restriction: No permits over 15 feet 9 inches.

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.

287/50

US 287 (through the town of Lamar, Co. from Saddle Club Dr to County Rd JJ) 12' width & 80' length -both directions-

Width & Length restrictions: No loads over 12 feet wide and/or 80 feet long, 24 hours a day, seven days a week until December 2018.

 

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.

287

MP 348.5 (Jct Hwy 1) 11' width -both directions-

Width restriction: No loads over 11 feet; twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week until May 2019.

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.

385/138

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.

C470

MP 13.58 – 26.27 (Wadsworth to I -25) 11’ width, both directions

Width Restriction: No loads over 11 feet; Mon-Fri 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. & Sat/Sun 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. until June 2019.  There will be occasional night closures throughout the duration of the project.  Check cotrip.org for closure alerts.

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.

Maps

Changes to Existing Maps

COLOR CHANGES ON BRIDGE WEIGHT LIMIT MAP

DATED DECEMBER 2015

Route #

Reference Point

Structure #

Structure Type

Bridge Color

Intersected Feature

138A

1.82

B-24-E

CBC

Black

Low Line Ditch

I-270

4.931

E-17-KR

CBGC

White

I-270 EB flyover to EB I-70

287C

337.56

C-16-AB

TTS

Black

 Louden Canel (US287 access)

36

140.111

F-22-E

TTS

Yellow

  Draw

59

69.95

NO ID #

CULVERT

Black

 just west of CO 59 & US 36 jct

266

2.627

L-22-CM

CBGP

White

Ft Lyons Storage Canal

160

374.209

P-20-U

CSGCP

White

Trinchera Creek

160

438.252

O-25-AA

PCBC

White

N Fork Sand Arroyo

350

10.287

O-19-D

TTS

Black

Lunning Arroyo

CLEARANCE CHANGES ON HEIGHT RESTRICTION MAP

(Allow for a 3" bounce when passing under structures)

DATED MAY 1, 2000

Route #

Reference Point

Structure #

Structure Type

Max N/E Min

Max S/W Min

Intersected Feature

16 2.1

traffic signal

E/W

15'3"

overhead traffic signal on SH 16 just east of Fountain Mesa Rd
25 99.95 K-18-J CSG

NE

16'3"

SW

15'6"

I-25 and US 50 B in Pueblo
25 219.0

E-17-LE

 

WGCK

NE

16'3"

SW

15'6"

I-25 at 88th Avenuenue in Thornton
25 256.8 C-17-EJ WG

NE

15'9"

SW

15'9"

RR Str. Just South of US 34
70 278.920 E-17-KR CBGC

NE

15'9"

SW

15'11"

I-270 ML EBND (Structure that carries I-270 eastbound OVER I-70)
70 371.482 G-23-AD WGCK

NE 

16'0"

SW

17'2"

County Road 31

76

8.849

E-17-HC

WGC

NE

16'3"

SW

16'1"

Dahlia Street

160

374.209 P-20-G Removed Trinchera Creek
265 1.198

E-17-A

CSC

NE

 11'5"

SW

11'4"

1/2 Mile North of Race Street (BNSF RR structure)

CHANGES TO THE PILOT ESCORT AND OVERSIZE RESTRICTION MAP DATED JUNE 2006

Route #

Reference Points

Changes

Location

2D 0.00 to 4.99 Abandonment by CDOT to Adams County I-76 to old Highway 7 in Brighton, CO
7D 76.988 to 81.644 Abandonment by CDOT to Adams County US 85 to I-76
21 Abandonment by the City of Colorado Springs to CDOT Powers Boulevard in Co Spgs from I-25 at Northgate to Drennan Road
29 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between Highway 115 and Academy Boulevard
38 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between I-25 and Nevada Avenue in the City of Colorado Springs.

82

42.440 to 47.0

Red to Yellow

And no 35 feet length restriction in this area.

West Aspen to E. of Aspen 5 Miles (west side of Independence Pass)

83 Abandonment by CDOT to the City of Colorado Springs Between Interquest Parkway and Highway 115
105 I-25 to SH 83 Abandoment by CDOT. Must contact El Paso County Between I-25 and Highway 83
196 8.922 to 35.637 No longer a state highway. From US 287 east to US 385 Wiley to Bristol
256 No longer a state highway from US 60 to Highway 85
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