Road & Bridge

We're hiring at Ouray County Road & Bridge! Click here to apply. 

ROAD MAINTENANCE:  For the week of January 24-27: Crews will be shaping CR-1 from Wisteria Drive South. Crews will be preparing road materials @ Colona Pit. Crews will continue mulching roadside vegetation. Crews will continue drainage improvements @ Ridgway Shop.

Road Maintenance on County Road 1 January 25-Feb 3. Be prepared for delays!
Jan 25-27 - Road shaping and ditch work. Expect minor delays
Jan 31-Feb 3 - Road build-up. Expect significant delays 8am-4pm.


***Subject to changes due to weather or emergencies***

CR 361 seasonal closure will begin Nov 18 per Road and Bridge 
Superintendent Barger.
Because of frequent unsafe conditions on CR-361 (Camp Bird Road), and persistent unsafe conditions on the CR-26 series (High Country Roads),  CR-361 will be closed to public vehicle traffic at Senator Gulch beginning Thursday, 18 November.  This closure will remain in effect throughout the Winter season.  Foot traffic remains permissible on all roads.

_______________________________________________________________________________

11/18/21 EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: High County Roads closed for season.
High Country Roads CLOSED for the Season – TRAVEL NOT ADVISED – NO SERVICES:
• CR-361 (Camp Bird Rd) – closed to public vehicle traffic at Senator Gulch.  Also affected by this closure is the CR-26 Series (Yankee Boy Basin, Governor Basin, Sidney Basin, Silver Basin, Richmond Basin and Imogene Pass)
•  CR-31 (Red Mountain Town)
• CR-7 (Blue Lakes Trailhead)
• CR-20 Series (Brown Mountain and Corkscrew Pass)
• CR-18 (Engineer Pass)
• CR-8 (Owl Creek Pass)
• CR-5 (Miller Mesa)


Responsibilities


The Ouray County Road and Bridge Department is responsible for constructing, maintaining, and snow plowing roads in Ouray County. Crews maintain over 300 miles of diverse roadways in the County, from 4WD roads in the southern end of the County to highly-traveled dirt and gravel roads on Log Hill Mesa. 

The Road and Bridge Superintendent presents monthly reports to the Board of County Commissioners. 
Scheduling / Resources