CO 133 Rockfall Project North of McClure Pass to South of Carbondale

Project Complete!

This project consists of Rockfall Mitigation at multiple sites along CO 133, between McClure Pass summit and Carbondale, in Pitkin County. Rockfall Mitigation will include rock scaling and stabilization, rock and unclassified excavation, rockfall wire mesh installation, and a debris flow fence. This project also includes erosion control, traffic control, and localized highway repair.

Project Benefits

  • Elimination of loose material
  • Decreases the potential of rockfall hazard for motorists traveling on the highway.
  • Help to protect the public and structures from falling rock.

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $3.9 Million
  • Contractor: Meridian Contracting, Inc.
  • Timeline: April - November 2023
  • Location: CO 133 from just north of McClure Pass
    • City: Redstone to slightly North of Perham Creek Trailhead near Carbondale
    • Mile Point(s): 47.7 to 59.38
    • County: Pitkin