Mount Evans Highway Closed for Season

Mount Evans Highway to close at Echo Lake for season on October 8

 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation will close Mount Evans Highway (Colorado Highway 5) at Echo Lake for the season to vehicular traffic on Monday, October 8.

 CO 5 is scheduled to reopen for the summer season the Friday before Memorial Day, weather permitting.


Information regarding the opening and closing of seasonal highways in Colorado is available on the website or by calling 511. To sign up for “CDOT Alerts” on projects in your chosen area, visit Or, to see CDOT’s lane closure reports for projects statewide, visit Major CDOT project updates are also available via, Twitter @coloradodot or Facebook. .



Stacia Sellers, CDOT Communications Manager

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