Mount Evans Highway Closed Friday Afternoon

July 25, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – this Friday for sweeping and striping operations.

Beginning at noon, and continuing through the afternoon, the highway will be closed at Echo Lake, just south of State Highway 103.  It is scheduled to reopen around 5:30 p.m.

Information regarding the opening and closing of seasonal highways in Colorado is available at all times on the website or by calling 511.  Updates also are offered via e-mail.  Please visit and click on the cell-phone icon in the upper right-hand corner.  The link takes you to a list of items you can subscribe to, including General Travel Information – Seasonal Mountain Pass Closures/Openings.