mount evans road Mount Evans Highway Opens For Season

A sign for Mount Evans Road (credit: CBS)

Written by Traffic Specialist Joel Hillan

Mount Evans Highway is open to traffic for the season and will stay open until Labor Day weekend. The highway is about 15 miles south of Idaho Springs.

CDOT says the road is in good condition except for some frost damage near Summit Lake. Mount Evans Highway is America’s highest paved highway. Take a look at video of the drive:

The Colorado Department of Transportation has a special section of their website about this drive.

About The Blogger

– In the Traffic Blog Joel Hillan writes about highways to avoid, trouble spots throughout the city of Denver and construction issues. He is always interested in hearing about your traffic problems, so send him an email. Also, follow Joel on Twitter at @JoelHillan.


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