Closures set for CO 145 south of Telluride on Monday, Nov. 21

Travel Advisory

November 18, 2022 - Southwestern Colorado - Crews will recover crashed vehicle near Ophir

Telluride, Colo. - Travelers will encounter significant closures on Colorado Highway 145, south of Telluride on Monday, Nov. 21 beginning at 9 a.m. Tow truck operators will pull a crashed vehicle up to the highway to be towed away near the Ophir curve at mile point 63. Significant closures are required for the safety of the workers and motorists. Both lanes of the highway will be needed to maneuver the towing equipment.

Both northbound and southbound motorists will encounter significant full stops and lengthy delays for much of the day on CO 145. Each closure could last several hours. Crews will make every effort to allow traffic through when possible. Motorists are urged to allow for extra travel time and should check for the most current information.

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