2nd Closure–550

2/22/23 Wednesday 8:50 am

These adverse conditions are moving east. Avoid travel today.

2nd Closure

US 550 is closed due to adverse conditions from just north of Purgatory to Ouray. (MP 48-92).

Once again here was the 1st closure.

Wednesday Morning Storm Update:

US 491 from just north of Cortez to Dove Creek (MP 30-65) is closed due to adverse conditions. CDOT Patrols are reporting zero visibility. Plow operators cannot see their blades. Colorado State Patrol reports winds are pushing parked CMVs. CDOT urges big rig drivers and passenger vehicle motorists traveling east from Monticello, UT to stop. Do not drive into Colorado. Driving conditions are treacherous.

Lisa Ann Schwantes

Regional Communications Manager, Region 5 Southwest Colorado

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