Red Mountain Pass closed indefinitely

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Red Mountain Pass closed indefinitely

Rockslide causing grief for businesses and travelers
Silverton Mountain team members Aaron Brill and helicopter pilot Philipp Jelinek lay a net Tuesday on U.S. Highway 550 near Ironton Park, south of the rockslide that has closed Red Mountain Pass for a week. The nets are being used to help stabilize loose debris.
Alternate route

People who would like to travel north on U.S. Highway 550 from Durango to Ouray and points beyond must take an alternate route until rockfall mitigation work is completed by Colorado Department of Transportation crews near Ouray.
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Red Mountain Pass closed indefinitely

Silverton Mountain team members Aaron Brill and helicopter pilot Philipp Jelinek lay a net Tuesday on U.S. Highway 550 near Ironton Park, south of the rockslide that has closed Red Mountain Pass for a week. The nets are being used to help stabilize loose debris.
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