GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — CDOT is alerting travelers, avalanche control operations will take place Thursday.
The operations will take place on Highway 65 on the Grand Mesa at 9 a.m.
Northbound traffic from Cedaredge and Delta will be stopped at mile point 31.5 at the Skyway parking lot.
Southbound traffic from Mesa, I-70 will be stopped at mile point 34.5 at the gate. Motorists should expect a lengthy delay.
CDOT crews will work to reopen the roadway as soon as possible.
In the meantime, motorists are encouraged to slow down, plan ahead, and be aware of workers and heavy equipment on the road.