US 550 Rockfall Project Update

May 8th @ 11:21 am in News by katymitchel

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Midwest Rockfall are working on rock removal above US 550 on Red Mountain Pass. Crews are bringing rocks down by hand and with the use of pry bars. The long term project will include the install of more mesh and fencing. For now, US 550 on Red Mountain Pass will be FULLY CLOSED between mile marker 87 and MM 92) from  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AND 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Saturdays. The pass will be open all other times, with single-lane, alternating traffic controlled by a signal. You can visit for road updates.