CO 325 bank failure north of Rifle

July 12, 2019

CDOT engineering and maintenance crews are responding to bank failure that has occurred on Colorado Highway 325 north of Rifle, MP 7. This is about two miles north of the Rifle Gap Reservoir. 

The bank failure is in the northbound lane and is approximately 200 feet long by 8 feet wide. The northbound lane is closed and one-lane alternating traffic is being controlled by a portable stop light signal. Highway lanes north and south of the incident, as well as the southbound lane, will continue to be monitored for integrity and safety.  

CDOT's engineering team are assessing the damage and reconstruction plans.

We will continue to update the situation, as more information becomes available.  

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