The Colorado Department of Transportation will be closing State Highway 1 in Wellington in both directions beginning today (Monday, December 17th) at 9 a.m.

The closures are in coordination with railroad repairs by the town of Wellington and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.

Today the highway will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Then, beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18th and lasting until 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, the highway will be fully closed while repairs are underway.