Expect Delays Monday on CO145 Due to Rockfall

Site of the rockfall on CO145 being blasted by CDOT crews on February 5, 2021. (Courtesy; CDOT)

A rockfall occurred last Friday, in the wee hours of the morning, on CO 145 just north of the small community of Stoner at Mile Point 27. No vehicles were involved in the rockfall.   Travelers are strongly urged to slow down and watch for workers and heavy equipment. Motorists should follow the guidance of a temporary, portable light signal and/or flagging personnel. No oversize loads are permitted until further notice. 

From CDOT: Colorado Department of Transportation

Sunday. February 7, 2021

Motorists should give themselves extra time if traveling on CO Highway 145 between Dolores and Rico tomorrow, Mon., Feb 8. Crews will perform blasting operations beginning at approximately 10 a.m., which will result in a 30-minute to 1-hour traffic stop. Before and after the blasting, travelers will continue to encounter brief delays.  

A rockfall occurred last Friday, in the wee hours of the morning, on CO 145 just north of the small community of Stoner at Mile Point 27. No vehicles were involved in the rockfall.  

Travelers are strongly urged to slow down and watch for workers and heavy equipment. Motorists should follow the guidance of a temporary, portable light signal and/or flagging personnel. No oversize loads are permitted until further notice. 

 KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:

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