Upper Colorado Region
Salt Lake City, Utah
Released On: November 17, 2009
Reclamation to Close East Portal Road for the Winter
Reclamation's Curecanti Field Office announced today that due to icy conditions, the East Portal Road located east of Montrose has closed for the winter. The road, beginning at the junction with State Highway 347, provides access to the Gunnison River within the Curecanti National Recreation Area, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and Crystal Dam.
The road will reopen next spring as weather conditions permit. For more information contact Donald Phillips at (970) 240-6306.
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