Highway 133 south of McClure Pass closed for rockfall mitigation
UPDATE 3/7/19 — Colorado Department of Transportation officials have reopened Colorado 133 over McClure Pass as of early Thursday. Chains or alternative traction devises (ATDs) are required for all commercial vehicles, including buses, according to CDOT officials.
Colorado Highway 133 south of McClure Pass, the main route connecting the Roaring Fork and North Fork valleys, is was closed earlier this week due to rockfall danger.
Rock scaling and other mitigation efforts began Tuesday.
The closure was between mile markers 24 and 36. For updates, visit CDOT’s cotrip.org site.
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