Motorists can expect lengthy traffic delays in east Alamosa

News Release

July 31, 2020 - Southwestern Colorado

ALAMOSA ― An unlocated gas line was hit during construction activity for the US 160 and CO 17 intersection improvement project on the east side of Alamosa. Motorists are urged to be prepared for full traffic stops and lengthy delays through the night and possibly tomorrow. Travelers are also advised to follow traffic flow guidance and/or directions for possible detours from flagging personnel at the work zone.

Gas utility workers are enroute to the project work site to repair the broken gas line.


Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include: