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Alternating traffic and delays in place on CO 145 north of Dolores

February 5, 2021 - Southwestern Colorado - Rock fall near Stoner blocking southbound lane

Co 145 fallen rock

MONTEZUMA COUNTY ― A rock fall has occurred on CO Highway 145 between Dolores and Rico, near the small community of Stoner and CR 38 (Mile Point 27). A significant sized boulder has landed in the southbound lane. Traffic control personnel are on site and providing traffic guidance with one lane alternating traffic movement. 

Maintenance and engineering personnel with equipment are enroute to evaluate what will be required for removal of the boulder from the roadway. 

Travelers are strongly urged to slow down and watch for workers and equipment. Motorists should allow for extra travel time. Traffic delays may be possible through the weekend. 

Know Before You Go

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: