Closure of damaged Highway 50 bridge in CO causes major detours

U.S. Highway 50 bridge near Gunnison, Colorado
Colorado DOT

A bridge on U.S. Highway 50 west of Gunnison was closed when damage was found during an inspection. The indefinite closure means traffic faces one of two lengthy detours.

The Colorado Department of Transportation closed the bridge at the urging of the Federal Highway Administration and state bridge engineering experts due to the findings of an ongoing safety inspection, which identified anomalies in the bridge on Thursday, April 18.

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