Mitigating avalanches no easy task on San Juan Skyway

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Mitigating avalanches no easy task on San Juan Skyway

From Durango to Ouray, nearly 100 snowslide paths could hit highway
The U.S. Highway 550 corridor from Coal Bank Pass to Ouray is known as the most avalanche-prone road in the Lower 48, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. So far this winter, the Colorado Department of Transportation has spent more than $300,000 on operations on Red Mountain Pass.

Mitigating avalanches no easy task on San Juan Skyway

The U.S. Highway 550 corridor from Coal Bank Pass to Ouray is known as the most avalanche-prone road in the Lower 48, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. So far this winter, the Colorado Department of Transportation has spent more than $300,000 on operations on Red Mountain Pass.
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