The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Midwest Rockfall, Inc. will begin a rockfall mitigation project in Bear Creek Canyon, which is along Colorado Highway 74 between Morrison and Idledale. Work will involve week day full closures on CO 74 between Morrison and Idledale from Mile Point 16.1 to MP 18.

The project will enhance safety for motorists and cyclists along CO 74 with a goal of preventing roadway damage or unexpected closures caused by a natural rockslide.

Update Nov. 23, 2020

Full closures for the CO 74 Rockfall Mitigation Project will be in effect Monday November 23 and Tuesday November 24 from 4:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

There will be no work activities from Wednesday November 25 through Sunday November 29. CO 74 will be open to the traveling public.

Regular work activities and the full closure during working hours will resume Monday November 30 at 4:30 a.m.

If you have questions or comments, you can reply to this email or call the project hotline (720)-572-4476.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Thank you,

Public Information Team

CO 74 Rockfall Mitigation Project


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CO 74 Rockfall Mitigation Project

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