Closed to Traffic
US 50 Eastbound / Westbound Salida to Hwy 9 Royal Gorge (Milemarker 223-269)
Closed due to major rockslide west of Cotopaxi with limited local traffic, including access to Cotopaxi and Westcliffe via Hwy 69. Rockslide covering all lanes with estimates of 100' long, 20' to 25' feet deep. Road closure began February 14th, 2011 at 4:25pm. Alternate route is Hwy 9, US 24, US 285. No estimated time to reopen.