Rockfall closes McClure Pass; detour over Grand Mesa might last all week

A large rockslide covers the road north of Paonia Reservoir at mile marker 29 on Colorado Highway 133. Motorists traveling between Paonia and the Roaring Fork Valley must make a detour of about 140 miles over Grand Mesa. Photo courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation



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A large rockslide covers the road north of Paonia Reservoir at mile marker 29 on Colorado Highway 133. Motorists traveling between Paonia and the Roaring Fork Valley must make a detour of about 140 miles over Grand Mesa. Photo courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation

Falling boulders including one as big as a dump truck have forced the closure of Colorado Highway 133 south of McClure Pass, and the closure will likely last throughout the…




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