Overnight Closure of US 285 Feb 26 2020

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Overnight Closure of US 285 Feb 26 2020

Post by ParkBull » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:25 pm

Overnight Closure of US 285 near Fairplay for Winter Maintenance Operations

Park County — Due to large amounts of snow, CDOT will close US 285 overnight, on Wednesday, February 26 to Thursday, February 27, (mile points 184 to 203) from Fairplay to west of Grant for winter maintenance operations. Snow will be moved from the roadway to another location. The closure will be between 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. A detour along US 24 to I-25 in Colorado Springs and up to I-70 will be in effect. Please plan accordingly.

For current road closure and condition information, check cotrip.org. You can also sign up for text and/or email alerts at http://subscription.cotrip.org/


The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.

Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.

Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.

Watch for workers. Drive with caution.

Don't change lanes unnecessarily.

Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.

Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.

Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.

Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.

Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.

Be patient!

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