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Highway 9 Closed Overnight near Hoosier Pass

September 22, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Alternate route required for overnight travel between Summit and Park counties.

BLUE RIVER, CO. – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing State Highway 9 to through traffic tonight, about 4 ½ miles south of Breckenridge, allowing new culverts to be installed at a crossing of the Blue River.

Beginning at 7 p.m., and continuing until 7 a.m. tomorrow, approximately 1/5 of a mile of Highway 9 will be closed to all traffic in the Town of Blue River, between 97 Circle Road on the north and Calle De Plata Road on the south.

SUGGESTED DETOUR ROUTE: From Summit County – Interstate 70 west to Copper Mountain, State Highway 91 south to Leadville, U.S 24 south to Buena Vista, U.S. 285 north to Park County.  From Park County – above route in reverse.

At all other times, flaggers are alternating northbound and southbound traffic through the project site from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, with delays up to 15 minutes. Work is scheduled to continue through Tuesday, September 27, including this weekend (September 24 and 25).