TRAVEL ALERT: Travelers can Expect Two Hour Delay Thursday on US 160 Wolf Creek Pass

December 6, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists will experience a delay on US Highway 160, Wolf Creek Pass Thursday morning, Dec. 8. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the pass at 6:30 a.m. to conduct avalanche control operations.

Crews will trigger potential snow slides and then clear the roadway. Motorists driving both eastbound and westbound may encounter as much as a two hour travel delay. It is anticipated Wolf Creek Pass will open by 8:30 a.m.  

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