3/1/23 Wednesday 3:40 pm
Snow will continue in the higher elevations, and light to moderate snow will very likely redevelop in the mid and lower elevations overnight.
-Southwest & South-Central Colorado Travel Alert-
US 160 Wolf Creek Pass is scheduled to close Thursday morning while CDOT performs winter maintenance operations
Recent snow accumulations and strong winds increased avalanche danger on multiple southwest Colorado mountain passes
Southwest & South-Central Colorado ― US 160 Wolf Creek Pass between Pagosa and South Fork will close tomorrow morning at 6 a.m. while the Colorado Department of Transportation performs winter maintenance operations. Westbound traffic will be stopped just west of the ski area at the pass summit (MP 167) and eastbound traffic will be stopped near Treasure Falls (MP 157). Do not attempt to bypass the closed gates. Maintenance operations will last for much of the morning, the exact time of reopening the highway is not known. Travelers are encouraged to check weather forecasts at weather.gov and current road conditions at CoTrip.org.
On Wednesday at 2:40 p.m. the west side of Wolf Creek Pass was briefly closed to traffic in both directions while CDOT crews cleared snow and debris from a natural snow slide path that had fallen across the highway.
23 inches as of 2 pm and still falling up there!
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