Travelers should be aware of ongoing construction and paving operations around the valley so there will be delays and restrictions.
Cottonwood Pass is open open. The pass has been open to the summit on the Chaffee County side all summer, now Gunnison County has opened the west side of the pass. No trailers of any kind will be allowed. No vehicles over 36’ in length or wider that 8’6”.
All side roads off Cottonwood Pass and parking areas are still closed. Expect 30 minute delays due to ongoing construction.
Highway 285 remains closed between Antero Junction and Fairplay today through Thursday. The detour is to take U.S. 24 at Antero Junction to Highway 9 to Fairplay.
The closure will be in place every Monday through Thursday through August.