‘Extremely dangerous’ road conditions in El Paso County have been improved; drivers asked to use caution

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Saturday, drivers were asked to avoid the area of Rampart Range Road and Loy Creek Road in unincorporated El Paso County amid black ice and snow pack dangers.

UPDATE: The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has sanded the effected roadway. As of Sunday morning, EPSO Dispatch is not receiving additional reports of stranded motorists in the area.

Drivers are encouraged to use caution when in the area.


According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO), the agency has received several reports about black ice and snow packs with stranded four-wheel drive vehicles.

The sheriff’s office said it plans to release updated conditions on Sunday, Nov. 28.

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