Avalanche Mitigation Brings 60 Feet Of Snow & Debris, Closes U.S. 550 IndefinitelyAvalanche mitigation in southwest Colorado has forced the indefinite closure of U.S. 550, also known as Red Mountain Pass.
Crews Set Off Avalanches In High Country In Unusually Active SeasonThe last nine days in Colorado has forced seasoned avalanche forecasters out of retirement to help manage the historic slides.
Section Of Red Mountain Pass Closed For Driver SafetyThe Colorado Department of Transportation closed a section of US 550 in San Juan and Ouray Counties on Monday.
US 550 Near Ouray Reopened After Pickup That Rolled Down Mountain RetrievedThe Colorado Department of Transportation has reopened US 550 on Red Mountain Pass Wednesday afternoon after retrieving a pickup truck that had rolled down the mountainside last Friday.
CDOT To Close US 550 On Red Mountain Pass To Retrieve Pickup That Rolled Down MountainA Colorado Department of Transportation crew will close US 550 on Red Mountain Pass Wednesday to retrieve a pickup truck that had rolled down the mountainside last Friday.
US 550 Could Completely Reopen On MondayUS 550 could completely reopen at Red Mountain Pass as soon as Monday.
US 550 Closed Into Next WeekUS 550 in Ouray County will be closed into next week.