Red Mountain Pass to close Thursday morning

Plaindealer Staff Report

US 550, Red Mountain Pass will be closed Thursday, April 13 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. This is a follow up operation from one week ago, April 5.

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