Starting Monday, April 19th and continuing for the next two years, a massive collaboration between multiple federal, state, and local agencies will perform upgrades and maintenance to a four mile stretch of road on US Highway, close to halfway between Gunnison and Montrose.
COVID19, Little Blue Creek Canyon Project, and water talk with the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District.
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.