Cottonwood Pass opened for the first time in three years, connecting Buena Vista to Gunnison County. The extensive construction project is not yet completed, with portions of the road still unpaved and one-lane traffic resulting in lengthy delays.
August 12 is the new firm opening date for Cottonwood Pass – at least on the Gunnison side.
State lawmakers have reached a bi-partisan deal to boost the state’s transportation budget for the next fiscal year. Plus other news.