CO 96/Stratmoor FIRE UPDATE ― CO 96 to Remain Closed

June 29, 2018 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2

SOUTHEAST COLORADO ― Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), along with Colorado State Patrol, will keep CO 96 in Pueblo County closed from Red Creek Springs Road (mile point 48) to Goodnight Ave (mile point 52) due to heavy smoke and fire near the highway. The closure is in both directions of Thatcher Ave.

CDOT is urging the public to steer clear of the closure points on CO 96, to allow emergency responders and evacuees full use of the roadway. Motorists should be aware there is no stopping, parking, or standing outside of vehicles along the highway shoulder near the highway.