The Divide road (NFSR 402) will remain closed until conditions are favorable and safe for travel:
•Road will remain closed until counties are able to clear the excessive amount of snow accumulation due to above average snowpack.
•Both Mesa and Montrose Counties Road and Bridge crews are diligently working to get the road opened.
•Mesa County is continuing mitigation efforts on the Big Creek washout.
•Montrose County is continuing plowing operations for Divide road.
•Some gates are still buried in snow, and roads are extremely wet and muddy. Please respect gates and closed areas and find alternate locations to recreate to allow muddy roads and trails time to dry out.
•Forest travel on wet, muddy, or snow-covered roads can cause serious resource damage and safety concerns. Please avoid muddy roads to prevent resource damage.