Go Back   Mountain Buzz > Whitewater Boating > River Access & Safety Alerts!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-05-2015   #1
Colo Springs, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1980
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 597
CDOT to begin rock mitigation in Bighorn Sheep Canyon Thursday

The Colorado Department of Transportation begins rock mitigation operations on U.S. 50 in Bighorn Sheep Canyon Wednesday, Aug. 5. The site is about 37 miles west of Caņon City and 20 miles east of Salida, according to a press release issued by Bob Wilson, CDOT communications manager.

Drivers can expect traffic stops up to 20 minutes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work continues Aug. 6, during the same hours. Then on Monday, Aug. 10, rock mitigation work continues with a Monday through Thursday schedule, until Aug. 27.

During this time period, additional sites will be targeted for mitigation along State Highways 96 and 115. An advisory regarding the specific locations and traffic impacts will be distributed before work gets underway.

CDOT is removing loose rocks and debris from the slopes above U.S. 50 and other area highways that came loose during numerous rainstorms in the late spring and from the higher than average rainfall this summer.
David L is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clear Creek: Minor Rock Mitigation After "Whew!" P2PTrail River Access & Safety Alerts! 2 08-05-2014 10:50 AM
ROCK FALL MITIGATION in Clear Creek after Ox Bow 'til July 18 P2PTrail River Access & Safety Alerts! 2 07-11-2014 08:24 AM
Lost Werner Paddle Bighorn Sheep Canyon Arkansas Lura_Soar Lost & Found 0 06-30-2014 09:23 AM
Bighorn Sheep Canyon Qs dsruss Whitewater Kayaking 2 07-17-2012 04:09 PM
Bighorn Sheep Canyon JBL Whitewater Kayaking 10 05-01-2008 07:59 AM

» Classified Ads
NRS Frame

posted by chugwater1

Fishing seat bar with lo pros new swivel seat. I will...

SUP Imagine Surf...

posted by cosurfgod

SUP Imagine Surf Paddleboard with Boardworks paddle - $450...

Jackson Superstar

posted by Gary Rempe

Beautiful boat with awesome performance. Very lightly used...

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.