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ROAD MAINTENANCE: For the week of December 5-8: Crews will be completing shoulder restoration on CR-24 (sinkhole repair). Crews will be sweeping the CR-1 escarpment. Crews will be grading on CR-24 (sinkhole repair). Crews will be doing winter maintenance on roads across the county.

Effective on Friday, 2 December, 2022, CR-5 will be closed for the season. The road will reopen next Spring when conditions support greater than local traffic volumes. For additional details, please call (970) 626-5391. You can view the Road & Bridge memo HERE.

Watch the November Road & Bridge Report:

The Road and Bridge Superintendent presents monthly reports to the Board of County Commissioners.

Watch the Corbett Creek Culvert replacement video

Watch our CR-1 Chip Seal Project Video

Watch our CR-1 Build-up Project Video

Current updates of Ouray County High County Roads

***Recent snows have made travel more hazardous in our High Country. Please remember that conditions on these four-wheel-drive roads are highly variable; weather at high elevations changes rapidly. You may encounter snow and ice on our High Country roads, and they will not be plowed again until next Spring. Please check weather conditions before you head out. Stuck or stranded vehicles may not be recoverable for some time – drive at your own risk. Be sure your vehicle is properly equipped in case of changes in weather and if you get stranded.***

Be sure to check with neighboring counties for updates on their roads.


The Ouray County Road and Bridge Department is responsible for constructing, maintaining, and snow plowing roads in Ouray County. Crews maintain over 300 miles of diverse roadways in the County, from 4WD roads in the southern end of the County to highly-traveled dirt and gravel roads on Log Hill Mesa. 

The Road and Bridge Superintendent presents monthly reports to the Board of County Commissioners. 

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