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RIDER ALERT: Highway 82 Snowmass Canyon Resurfacing Project: Bus Delays Expected Starting May 28th

Please be aware of an upcoming construction project that may affect your travel with RFTA.

On Hwy 82 in Snowmass Canyon, a resurfacing project begins this month from May 28-June 28 that will affect all traffic and cause delays. Read the Colorado Department of Transportation’s project information page. This will affect the Roaring Fork Valley Local and BRT-VelociRFTA up valley and down valley routes traveling along Hwy 82.

Hwy 82 travelers should plan for 24/7 single lane closure with 40-minute delays for bridge work from May 28 to June 28. After bridge repairs are complete travelers should plan for a single lane closure and 15-minute delays during hours of operation; Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be no impacts for Hwy 82 eastbound from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and Hwy 82 westbound from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Refer to for real-time travel conditions and road closures on Hwy 82.

Stay in the Loop with RFTA Service Alerts:
To ensure you receive timely updates about any expected delays during construction hours and changes to your route, sign up for RFTA alerts at, where we’ll provide service alerts and route updates.

Track Your Bus Live:
You can also track your bus in real-time and receive live estimated arrival times for your bus stops by visiting This feature provides valuable information to help you plan your journey more efficiently during the project.

Strategic Backup Bus Deployment:
RFTA will deploy backup buses strategically during construction to minimize the impact on services and riders. While delays will occur, our goal is to uphold the reliability of our schedules and minimize inconveniences as much as possible.

Maintaining Reliability:
During this period, Aspen and Glenwood Springs departure times and all planned schedules will remain unchanged to preserve a sense of reliability. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through this project together.


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