|Trailhead:||Evans/Summit Lake (Front)|
|Date of Information:||07/17/2009|
Mount Evans Highway closed Tue/Wed/Thu during July 14 - 30.
CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – on weekdays in July for road repairs. The entire 15 miles of the Mount Evans Highway will be closed to all traffic from the SH 103 junction at Echo Lake to the summit on the following days:
Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9
Tuesday, July 14 through Thursday – July 16
Tuesday, July 21 through Thursday – July 23
Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday – July 30
If adverse weather impacts the schedule, additional closure days may be required. CDOT will send out an update if more work days are needed. Repairs include leveling the roadway in areas where frost heave has lifted the asphalt surface and stabilizing numerous shoulder segments. Road closure information is available at all times on the cotrip.org website or by calling 511.