Mount Evans Highway to Close at Echo Lake for Season on October 3

September 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/ CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Mount Evans Highway—Colorado Highway 5— at Echo Lake for the season to vehicular traffic on Monday, October 3.

CO 5 is scheduled to reopen for the summer season the Friday before Memorial Day, weather permitting.

Information regarding the opening and closing of seasonal highways in Colorado is available on the website or by calling 511. Updates also are offered via email and text. Please visit CDOT's website at and chose the envelope icon at the bottom of the page. The link takes you to a list of items you can subscribe to, including General Travel Information – Seasonal Mountain Pass Closures/Openings.