Pavement Preservation Project Continues In Rocky Mountain National Park Adjusted Schedule Due To Weather Delays

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Date: August 10, 2017
Contact: Kyle Patterson, Public Affairs Officer, (970) 586-1363
Contact: General Park Information, (970) 586-1206

A major pavement preservation project continues in Rocky Mountain National Park.  The work is taking place in a variety of highly visited locations in the park and includes some closures and delays. Weather permitting, work will occur in the following locations on the dates listed. No pavement work will take place on weekends.
Half of the Park and Ride parking area will be closed on Thursday, August 10, Friday, August 11 and Monday, August 14

Half of Longs Peak Trailhead parking lot will be closed to vehicles on Thursday, August 10.
The Moraine Park Discovery Center and parking area will be closed on Friday, August 11.
The Fall River Entrance will have significant impacts on Thursday, August 10, as all three lanes will be impacted from pavement work. Expect up to 20 minute delays through that area. There will be additional work on Friday, August 11, with minimal delays.
Expect up to 20 minute delays on Trail Ridge Road from the Fall River Entrance to Rainbow Curve - Thursday August 10 through Friday August 11 and Monday August 14 through Friday, August 18.
Alpine Visitor Center, Trail Ridge Store Parking Area and Old Fall River Road will be closed while the parking area is being resurfaced and then striped on August 17.       
Sprague Lake parking area will be closed on Tuesday, August 15.  Glacier Creek Stables will be accessible. The shuttle stop will be operational but there will be no parking available.       
This important project is critical for the long term protection of park roads and parking areas. For further information about Rocky Mountain National Park, please visit or call the park’s Information Office at (970) 586-1206.

Last updated: August 10, 2017

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