McClure Pass

Colorado Department of Transportation crews were able to clear the 100-ton rockfall Friday afternoon. CO-133 is now open once again. Cleanup & permanent repair  work will continue in coming days.

Steve Allen

A large rockslide at mile marker 29.5 has close Highway 133 between Paonia and McClure Pass. CDOT has not estimated how long it will take to reopen the road.  More info at

UPDATE: Closure will be "long-term," per CDOT.


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Update: Pass is officially "open". CDOT is alternating single-lane traffic around slide, and says to  "Expect long delays,  especially between 7AM and 7 PM during cleanup work." Read their official statement here.

The closure of Highway 133 south of McClure Pass due to a rockslide will likely last throughout the week. Falling boulders including one rock as big as a dump truck forced the closure Sunday morning.