For details on scheduled lane closures on SH 82 and other area state highways, please click here.
For scheduled lane closure information, click here.
Or for information on the SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment now underway, please visit http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/sh82grandavenuebridge
There will be no highway maintenance or construction work on: New Year's Day; Easter; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; the day after Thanksgiving; Christmas Day; and, Saturdays and Sundays when the celebrated holiday is part of an extended weekend.
In addition, there will be no construction from noon to midnight on the day preceding New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Fridays when the celebrated holidays are part of an extended weekend. Heavy equipment operation will not be permitted from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays and the holidays listed above, nor from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the day preceding the holidays listed above.
Each year, the two-lane, 12,095-foot pass closes for the winter for the safety of the traveling public and CDOT maintenance crews. The closure typically occurs in early November and the highway is almost always re-opened on the Thursday prior to Memorial Day each May. While this 2011-12 winter season has been very mild, it is too soon to predict or plan for an early opening of the pass. However, following snow removal and roadway/sign repairs, CDOT maintenance crews will assess the potential for an earlier May opening based on weather forecasts at that time. Please check our Traveler Information page to determine if there are projects, alerts or temporary closures of the pass due to weather at www.cotrip.org.
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