Rockfall mitigation work continues on Highway 133

By Press Release

Rockfall mitigation work resumed this week along Highway 133 adjacent to Paonia Reservoir, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

The project will require up to 20-minute traffic holds with single-lane alternating traffic on SH 133. Traffic control will be in place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until the project is complete.

In addition to traffic delays during the day, there are two road closures planned for next week. On Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10, SH 133 between MM 24 and 25.5, will be closed for five hours for rockfall work, weather permitting. The full closures are scheduled between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Weekend work and longer hours are possible to expedite construction this season. During working hours, a 12-foot width restriction will be in place.