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Southwestern/South Central Colorado Update: Winter Oprations, Closures and Openings as of 5:00 a.m.

March 15, 2019
Southwest Area
  • US 550 Coal Bank/Molas Passes will be CLOSED starting at 7:30 a.m. for much of the morning. Crews will be performing winter maintenance operations, including avalanche mitigation.

  • CO 145 Lizard Head Pass will be CLOSED starting at 7:30 a.m. for much of the morning. Crews will be performing winter maintenance operations, including avalanche mitigation.

  • Wolf Creek Pass is OPEN.

  • US 550 Red Mountain Pass is CLOSED (This is an EXTENDED/ONGOING CLOSURE).

South-Central Area  
  • CO 17 La Manga/Cumbres Passes are now OPEN. These passes south of Alamosa, near the NM state line were closed on Wednesday, March 13 for adverse weather conditions. The passes were opened last night at 11:15 p.m.

  • US 160 La Veta Pass is OPEN.

  • US 50 Monarch Pass is OPEN.

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