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LIST: The most dangerous highways in Colorado

Staff reports Updated: February 21, 2011 at 12:00 am

Dangerous highways

The Colorado State Patrol warns that these stretches of highway are among the most dangerous in the state. The Patrol has targeted them for extra enforcement in its drive to cut the number of deaths on state highways to zero by 2025.

Road description

County

I-25: North of I-70 to 84th Avenue

Adams

I-25: From Woodmen Road to the El-Paso/Douglas County line

El Paso

I-25: From County Road 6 to Hwy 14 in Fort Collins

Weld

I-70: From the Grand Junction Business Route to the Mesa/Garfield county line

Mesa

I-70: A 25-mile section from the Eagle Business Route to the junction of Hwy 6 and Hwy 24 at Minturn

Eagle

I-70: From four miles west of the Summit/Clear Creek county line at the Eisenhower Tunnel to four miles west of Silver Plume

Clear Creek/Summit

Hwy 172: A 14-mile section between Ignacio and the New Mexico border

La Plata

Hwy 285: From Hwy 17 to Hwy 160 in Alamosa

Conejos/Alamosa

Hwy 285: A 56-mile stretch from Hwy 112 to the Saguache/Chaffee county line

Saguache

Hwy 160: From Hwy 159 in Ft. Garland to the Costilla/Huerfano county line

Costilla

Hwy 160: North of Pagosa Springs toward South Fork for 25 miles

Rio Grande

Hwy 92: From north of Hwy 50 to Hwy 133

Delta/Montrose

Area bounded by U.S. 285, C-470, Wadsworth and Sheridan Boulevards

Jefferson

Hwy 40: South of Steamboat Springs for 30 miles

Routt

Hwy 50: A 10-mile stretch near Pueblo West

Pueblo

Hwy 550: From Hwy 62 to just east of Montrose

 

Montrose

 

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