REMINDER: Vail Pass closing Thursday afternoon for winter maintenance


COLORADO SPRINGS — Drivers who plan to use Vail Pass/I-70 Thursday afternoon should find another route as the road will be temporarily closed for winter maintenance operations.

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the road at 1 p.m. Thursday. Safety closure points will be at Exits 176 (Vail) through 195 (Leadville/CO 91) with CMVs at Exits 180 or 133.

For updates regarding the closure, click here.

The road is expected to remain closed throughout the afternoon.

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