Road closures scheduled for US 550

CDOT has scheduled roadside maintenance operations on US 550 north of Ridgway, starting Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Plaindealer Staff Report

Motorists may experience intermittent road closures on US 550 north of Ridgway starting Oct. 17 due to roadside maintenance operations conducted by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The work is scheduled to begin this Tuesday and to finish the following Friday, Oct. 20. The work zone is about 10 miles north of Ridgway and just south of the Montrose County line near Colona. 

The work is planned to start at mile marker 116 and will continue south at least two miles to about mile marker 114. CDOT urges motorists to obey signage and speed reductions through the work zone. Motorists should also be aware of flaggers, maintenance workers and heavy equipment on and along the roadway. For more information on scheduled lane closures, visit