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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Noise Variance Issued for Paving Operations on Pacific and Colorado

Noise Variance Issued for Paving Operations on Pacific and Colorado

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Noise Variance Issued for Paving Operations on Pacific and Colorado

Weather delays and future forecast call for additional milling and paving hours to avoid extended road closures

(May 12, 2023) – Telluride, CO --- Public Works Director Kyle Beck has issued a noise variance for the paving contractor to resume milling and paving operations on Colorado and Pacific at 7 am MST on Friday, May 12. The project will continue after hours until completion after being delayed yesterday due to weather conditions and precipitation.

"An early start and extended hours today will help us avoid extended closures on Pacific Avenue," said Director Beck. "If paving doesn't wrap up on schedule, we could find ourselves further delayed with the rain in the forecast next week. We hope to have the majority of the sections that are milled, paved back, and reopened today to traffic and parking access."

Traffic control will continue to mitigate routes across Colorado and Pacific during operations for access to the Telluride Regional Medical Center, Gondola Plaza, and various residential areas. The Town continues to advise residents to access the Post Office from Colorado Avenue via South Willow Street.

For the most up-to-date information, please follow the Town of Telluride on social media @townoftelluride. For any questions surrounding the project, please email Project Manager and Town of Telluride Streets Superintendent Rich Estes at

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A former Victorian mining town in southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, Telluride was incorporated in 1977 as a home-rule municipality. Set in a box canyon amid forested peaks at the base of the popular Telluride ski-and-golf resort, the town’s historic district houses landmarks like the Sheridan Opera House, a performing-arts venue originally built in 1913, and the Telluride Historical Museum, which showcases local history in a converted hospital built in 1896. For more information, please visit us online at

istrito histórico de la ciudad alberga monumentos como la Ópera Sheridan, un lugar de artes escénicas construido originalmente en 1913, y el Museo Histórico de Telluride, que muestra la historia local en un hospital convertido construido en 1896.  Para obtener más información, visítenos en línea en

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