September 28, 2017

Peak Color!

This is the weekend to see the best of the fall color, as the turn of the Aspen leaves are at their peak here on the I-70 mountain corridor.  According to 9News, one of the 9 Best Fall Drives in Colorado is Guanella Pass.  Their recent story says, “Just an hour from Denver, this trek will take you to Georgetown, a town known as the "Silver Queen of the Rockies". The 23-mile route is one of the most popular places to see fall color.”

Weekend Travel Forecast

Friday WB:  Some slowing is possible around Floyd Hill during the late afternoon and evening hours. 

Saturday WB:  Expect some slowing 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Last year the delays peaked at 20 minutes.

Saturday EB: No volume-related delays are anticipated.

Sunday EB: Expect high volumes of traffic from Noon to 8:00 p.m., but the Mountain Express Lane should help keep delays to a minimum.

Have a great weekend!

*The Travel Forecast is based on historical data, along with an estimation of how weather, construction, public events and other factors might impact travel.