Full-time position available in Glenwood Springs. Though the pass is scheduled to open this afternoon, poor weather could still potentially postpone the opening, Poole said. In addition to being a scenic byway, Independence Pass, just east of Aspen, is a favorite recreation location during the summer months. $30+/hr. PITKIN/LAKE COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in cooperation with local counties, announces that CO Highway 82 over Independence Pass is now open with limited access and alternating traffic. Either direction, East to West, or West to East is a heart throbbing, worthwhile experience that offers stunning views and a visit to the Continental Divide at the apex of the drive! Wednesday morning, Poole used a three-man crew, which included himself, clearing snow and dumping it over the edge of a cliff with a drop of more than 1,000 feet. Independence Pass, which reaches a summit of 12,095 feet at mile marker 61.4, is the second-highest paved mountain pass in the state. The pass will remain closed until further notice. This drive is considered one of the wonders of the world by many!! Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil. Colorado 82 over Independence Pass has reopened with limited access and alternating traffic, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The road is steep, narrow and twisty with only a few guardrails but is completely safe. If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted. 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Eastbound and westbound traffic on either side of the pass will encounter alternating traffic flow controlled by flagging personnel. Featuring many stops along the way to enjoy scenic views, it twists around stunning groves of aspen trees and hugs the Roaring Fork River. Snow removal, plant and lawn maintenance, general upkeep. “This is the most snow I’ve seen up here in the last few years,” Poole said early Wednesday, just after starting up the heavy equipment to finish clearing the last mile or so below the summit. Thick ice covered the road a mile or two below the summit. “Summer’s going to have to show up at some point,” said CDOT crew member Tim Holbrook. CDOT maintenance patrol supervisor Don Poole said the goal was to have the pass ready for traffic by 2 p.m. today. Pay starts at $15.00. COVID-19 has disrupted our education system, how schools are meeting student needs, and what’s being put in place to address gaps in resources. “Crews will be on standby since there is still the potential of bank slides,” said CDOT spokeswoman Nancy Shanks. Submit resume to…, Trinity Recycling Hiring Diesel Mechanic & Drivers. Only passenger vehicles allowed. Call 970-331-6971, Coaching at Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club AVSC is hiring coaches for winter 2020-2021! The drive over Independence Pass is an absolute must during the summer/fall months! Highway 82 over Independence Pass is OPEN to vehicles under 35-feet, but single lane and full closures for road work near the summit will take place through mid-October. Who's your election pick for Garfield County Commission, District 3? Independence Pass, part of Colorado State Highway 82, passes over the Continental Divide between Leadville and Aspen, Colorado. CO 82 EB/WB: Road closed between Tagert Lake Rd and Carlton Tunnel Rd. Poole said his team of six workers has been busy clearing the west side of the pass – the Aspen side – since the first week of May. Snowplows will be put into action on an as-needed basis over the next month should winter storm conditions return to the area. CDOT officials advise motorists to use extreme caution if navigating the pass over the next few days or weeks. … Compensation is commensurate with experience…, Concrete Concrete Superintendent-Foreman, Form Setters, Finishers, Masons and Laborers. Poole said he hoped Wednesday’s sun and rising temperatures would melt it before the pass opens today. Heavy winter and spring snows keep the pass closed each year from the first major storm in autumn, usually until Memorial Day weekend. 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The summit of the Continental Divide is 12,095 feet above sea level, and Independence Pass is a 32-mile drive that takes anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and a half. We are looking for a long-term, part-time clerk and stocker at New Castle Liquors for weekend and afternoon/evening shifts with…, Portal Asset Management is a growing real estate investment management company with specific focus on the self storage industry. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference. Independence Pass is OPEN for the 2020 summer season. … Competitive pay,…, Grounds Maintenance Specialist for Aspen Estate. The icy snowbank against the mountain was as high as 30 feet in some spots and described by one crewman as hard as concrete. CDOT estimated the winter and spring snowfall to be 452 percent of normal on the east side of the pass and 361 percent on the west side. It's…, Administrative Office Assistant wanted. Independence Pass Closed. 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Amid blowing snow from all directions, Colorado Department of Transportation workers Wednesday morning cleared the last snow-filled stretch of Highway 82 on the west side of the Independence Pass summit. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism. Full benefits. Great communication skills and…, Yampah Spa & Vapor Caves is now hiring: Massage Therapist Positions available @ our busy Hot Springs Spa. Weather conditions were poor when work started at 7 a.m., but by 8 a.m. the sun started to peek through the clouds. Knowledge of Lutron and Crestron…. Amid blowing snow from all directions, Colorado Department of Transportation workers Wednesday morning cleared the last snow-filled stretch of Highway 82 on the west side of the Independence Pass summit. Please reply to this…, Timberline Condominiums in Snowmass Village is looking for full time winter season Front Desk, Bellman, and Maintenance positions. 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