US 550 Closed Thursday Morning
Posted by <> on 4/12/2017 9:11:00 AM.
US 550 at Red Mt. Pass will be closed tomorrow (Thursday) Morning. The full road closure will be from 7:30 until noon, from mile point (MP) 92, two miles south of Ouray, to MP 87.
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Red Mountain Pass To Close Wednesday
Posted by <> on 4/3/2017 5:27:00 PM.
US Highway 550, Red Mountain Pass will be closed Wednesday, April 5 for much of the morning. The full road closure will be enforced at 7:30 am until approximately noon, from mile point (MP) 92, two miles south of Ouray, to MP 87, Ironton. Mountain maintenance personnel with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be conducting testing of avalanche control equipment with crews on the ground and by helicopter.
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Delays at Red Mountain Pass Wednesday
Posted by <> on 11/29/2016 2:37:00 PM.
Motorists can expect delays tomorrow, (Wednesday, Nov. 30), while traveling along US Highway 550 between Durango and Ouray. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct avalanche control operations on Red Mt. Pass near the summit. Motorists travelling both north and southbound will experience up to one hour intermittent delays from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. while crews trigger potential snow slides and then clear the roadway.
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Red Mountain Pass Open
Posted by <> on 10/8/2015 9:23:00 AM.
US 550 Red Mtn. Pass is Open. Single lane, alternating travel will remain in place into mid-November for CDOT's crib wall repair project. No oversize/overweight vehicles permitted on US 550 Red Mountain Pass.
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US 550 Closed at Red Mountain Pass on Wednesday
Posted by <> on 5/19/2015 2:15:00 PM.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will close US 550 Red Mtn. Pass tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. to enable a vehicle recovery at mile point 88.6, just south of the snow shed. The closure points will be at MP 89 on the north side (motorists will be able to access Engineer Pass Road from the north) and approximately MP 87 to the south at Ironton Park.
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Delays at Red Mountain Pass
Posted by <> on 2/23/2015 9:33:00 AM.
There are delays at US 550 Red Mtn. Pass in both directions for Avalanche control between mm 58 -89. Please use use caution.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...
MONTROSE...GUNNISON...CIMARRON...NUCLA.
* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 7 INCHES BRINGING TOTALS
OF 10 TO 18 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE MONTROSE
AREA UP TO CERRO SUMMIT ALONG HIGHWAY 50.
* WINDS...LOCAL SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SNOW PACKED AND VERY HAZARDOUS
THROUGH TONIGHT.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.
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Body Found At Red Mountain Pass
Posted by <> on 2/20/2015 6:09:00 AM.
US 550 at Red Mtn. Pass is now open. Ouray County Sheriff’s Office removed a Cadlliac Escalade from the canyon floor more than 400 below about two miles south of Ouray. The body of a male was recovered with the vehicle.
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Red Mountain Pass Closures
Posted by <> on 1/9/2015 11:33:00 AM.
Attention Motorists: US 550 Red Mtn. Pass has intermittent closures, up to 1 hour, throughout today (Friday). Avalanche control is underway US 550 Red Mtn Pass.
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