will close U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon for a project designed
to prevent rock falls, the Colorado Department of Transportation
highway will be closed between state Highway 119 and U.S. 40 from
5 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, the department said in
will install rock reinforcements and wire mesh on the canyon walls
above the highway, just west of Tunnel Five. The crane used in
the work requires both lanes of the highway, forcing the closure.
state estimates that the section of road will be closed through
mid-October. The section of U.S. 6 involved is in a mountainous
area just off I-70 roughly 30 miles west of central Denver.