Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation say Independence Pass is now closed for the season.
The USA Pro Challenge featuring Tour de France champion Chris Froome began Monday afternoon in Aspen with two parade laps through downtown.
For many, Memorial Day weekend is a kick-off for summer activities and that means heading to the mountains. We should be able to do that this weekend as many mountain passes are opening up as we head into the long holiday stretch.
Don Poole, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s maintenance patrol supervisor for Highway 82, and two other employees took two reporters up to show CDOT’s process and progress in clearing the state’s second-highest paved road.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
Despite recent snowstorms in the high country, officials say they are on track to open Mount Evans and Trail Ridge roads for the busy Memorial Day Weekend.
Things are on track to open Independence Pass near Aspen by Memorial Day weekend.
The first major snowstorm of the season is hitting the high country and the Colorado Department of Transportation says that means it is time to close down Independence Pass.
The third stage route took riders from Gunnison to Aspen over both Cottonwood and Independence passes, but the U.S. Forest Service wanted to make sure fans didn’t camp out for a good spot on Independence Pass.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are busy clearing snow from Independence Pass to open it nearly two weeks early.