CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Mount Evans Highway will open to the summit on Wednesday morning.
The Colorado Department of Transportation had hoped to open the highway to Mount Evans on Tuesday but revised their plans because crews continued to remove drifts from the road.READ MORE: Colorado Weather Experts Urge Drivers To 'Look Before You Lock'
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Mount Evans Highway is the highest paved road in the nation. It starts at Echo Lake and ascends to Summit Lake, then continues on to the summit of the 14,264 foot mountain.MORE NEWS: Firefighters At Platte River Fire Working Through Tough Terrain, Gain 50% Containment
Information regarding the opening and closing of seasonal highways in Colorado is available on the cotrip.org website or by calling 511. Updates also are offered via email and text.