Mudslide closes road on Uncompahgre Plateau

By Press Release

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests were notified by Montrose County Road and Bridge staff of a mudslide that recently occurred on the Uncompahgre Plateau. 90 Road (National Forest System Road 540) is closed at its intersection with the Divide Road (NFSR 402). Approximately five miles of road is closed to full-sized vehicles, but open to all terrain vehicles that are 50 inches or less in width. The road from the Power Plant to Ute remains open.

Alternate routes that are available include the Delta-Nucla Road (NFSR 503); the Sanborn Park Road (NFSR 530) to Dave Wood Road (NFSR510); and the Hauser Road (NFSR603). The slide area will remain closed until further notice.