Reclamation to Close East Portal Road for the Winter

Media Contact: Ted Dunn, (970) 240-6306

For Release: November 13, 2012

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Reclamation's Curecanti Field Office announced today that due to icy conditions, the East Portal Road located east of Montrose, Colo. 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 Ted Dunn at (970) 240-6300.

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