TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Helicopter operations scheduled for Gazex maintenance on US 6 Loveland Pass tomorrow

October 11, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system, Wednesday, Oct. 12. 

As part of the operation, a helicopter will be used to transport supplies to the Gazex shelter at Loveland ski area.  The mission is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and last into the afternoon. Inclement weather halted the operation last week as poor visibility prevented the helicopter from flying.

CDOT will provide an escort for vehicles transporting hazardous materials through the Eisenhower Tunnel at the top of the hour. Vehicles may wait for processing through the tunnel at the staging areas at the approaches to the tunnel (EB MP 213, WB MP 215).

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