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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.
Expect up to 20 minute delays on Trail Ridge Road from the Fall River Entrance to Rainbow Curve - Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28, July 31, August 1 and August 7.
Longs Peak Trailhead parking lot will be closed to vehicles and half of Lumpy Ridge Trailhead parking lot will be closed to vehicles on Monday, July 31.
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 1, 2 and 3 and August 17
Endovalley Road will be closed past the west Alluvial Fan parking area on Thursday, August 3.
Hollowell Park parking area and road will be closed on Wednesday, August 2 and there will be no shuttle bus service at that stop.
Half of Lumpy Ridge Trailhead parking lot will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, August 2.
The road leading to Sprague Lake picnic area and the Glacier Basin Campground road will consist of one lane of traffic on Wednesday, August 2.
The Moraine Park Discovery Center and parking area will be closed on Thursday, August 3.
Half of the Park and Ride parking area will be closed on Friday, August 4.
The road leading to Moraine Park Campground will consist of one lane of traffic on Friday, August 4.
The Fall River Entrance will have significant impacts on Monday, August 7, as all three lanes will be impacted from pavement work. Expect up to 20 minute delays through that area.
Half of the Park and Ride parking area will be closed on Tuesday, August 8.
Sprague Lake parking area will be closed on Wednesday, August 9. 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 www.nps.gov/romo or call the park’s Information Office at (970) 586-1206.