Safety closure set for U.S. 160 Wolf Creek Pass on New Year’s morning



CDOT will perform winter maintenance operations on U.S. 160 Wolf Creek Pass tomorrow, Sun., Jan. 1. Crews will close the highway and begin work at 5:30 a.m. Westbound traffic will be stopped just west of the ski area near the pass summit (MP 168) and eastbound traffic will be stopped near Treasure Falls (MP 158). 

Travelers can expect a lengthy delay of one hour or more. However, please be aware this delay may be extended should unusual circumstances arise. Regional travelers should plan ahead and allow for extra travel time. Travelers may also consider arriving at the closure points before 5:30 a.m. to avoid the lengthy closure. Visit for highway closure information and updates.