Update: US 285 remains closed for adverse weather conditions | SummitDaily.com

Update: US 285 remains closed for adverse weather conditions

Noon Thursday: U.S. Highway 285 remains closed from Fairplay to west of Grant near Kenosha Pass because of adverse weather conditions, according to a news release.

The road was closed Wednesday evening for snow removal operations. Crews continue to work to remove snow and to prevent snow from blowing back onto the roadway.

There is no estimated time of reopening.  

Original story:

The Colorado Department of Transportation will close U.S. Highway 285 near Fairplay on Wednesday night for winter maintenance operations.

The closure will take place from 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday and will include the entire roadway from mile point 184 north of Fairplay to mile point 203 west of Grant. A detour along U.S. Highway 24 to Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs and up to Interstate 70 will be in effect.

For current road closures and conditions, check CoTrip.org.

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