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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Overnight full closures of US 6 Clear Creek Canyon to take place Nov. 16-19

November 12, 2020 - Central Colorado - US 6 Clear Creek Canyon

JEFFERSON, CLEAR CREEK & GILPIN COUNTIES — The Colorado Department of Transportation will close US Highway 6 (US 6) in Clear Creek Canyon between CO 58 and CO 119 during overnight hours Monday, Nov. 16 through Thursday, Nov. 19 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. The closures are to conduct necessary utility survey work and other maintenance work. The closure schedule is outlined below.

CLOSURE SCHEDULE:

  • Monday, Nov. 16: US 6 will be closed between CO 58 and CO 119 from 10 p.m. Nov. 16 until 6 a.m. Nov. 17 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17: US 6 will be closed between CO 58 and CO 119 from 10 p.m. Nov. 17 until 6 a.m. Nov. 18
  • Wednesday, Nov. 18: US 6 will be closed between CO 58 and CO 119 from 10 p.m. Nov. 18 until 6 a.m. Nov. 19
  • Thursday, Nov. 19: US 6 will be closed between CO 58 and CO 119 from 10 p.m. Nov. 19 until 6 a.m. Nov. 20  

DETOUR ROUTE:

  • Westbound detour: Take westbound I-70 to Exit 244 (EB US 6) to connect to CO 119
  • Eastbound detour: Take CO 119 to westbound US 6. Take WB US 6 to eastbound US 40. Exit US 40 to get on EB I-70 at Beaver Brook. Continue on EB I-70 to US 6 (Exit 260)
  • The detour will add about ten to 15 minutes of travel time.  

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:

Colorado: The Official State Web Portal