Southwest Travel Alert - CDOT to Conduct Avalanche Control Work on US 160 Wolf Creek Pass

February 22, 2018 - SW Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) advises motorists that maintenance crews will be performing snow and avalanche control operations on US Highway (US) 160 Wolf Creek Pass tomorrow, Friday, February 23.

Motorists will experience intermittent delays starting at 6:00 a.m. Westbound traffic will be stopped at the summit. Eastbound traffic will be stopped on the west side of the pass near Treasure Falls. The operations may last for much of the day, but crews anticipate the closures to be of a short time frame.

CDOT suggests motorists allow for extra travel time and plan for these intermittent stops. Travelers are urged to watch for snow equipment, maintenance crews and avalanche control crews working on the mountain pass.

STAY INFORMED: Road and weather conditions are available by dialing 511, 303-639-1111, or visiting Also available on the COtrip site are:

For other resources, the public can also access online: 

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