Road Closed – Please Follow Detour…

… or as my first GPS unit was fond of saying – “When possible make a legal U-turn”.

I saw this story online earlier today.  This was the result of a rockslide in southwest Colorado between Cortez and Telluride (literally on Route 145, which I traveled more than once in 2017).  This is one of the boulders which destroyed a section of the highway.  It will have to be blasted into smaller pieces for removal and the highway will be closed for the foreseeable future:

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(Photos credit:  Colorado Department of Transportation)

So beware when signs advise you to “Watch for Fallen Rocks”