Category Archives: Road Closures

Information on road closures in/out/within Gilpin County

Central City Parkway Closures

Pit Rally Gamblers EdgeCentral City will host the #Pit Rally-Gambler’s Edge Race on Sat. 08/02/14 with time trials on Thurs. 07/31/14 (click here for race information). The Central City Parkway will be closed 07/31/14 from 9am-12 noon and 08/02/14 from 10 am-5 pm.


09:45 a..m. – Currently the only road closures affecting Gilpin County are as follows:

  • Hwy 72 is closed from Highway 119 in Gilpin County to Highway 93 in Jefferson County.
  • Highway 46 is open from Highway 119 to Robinson Hill only. The Jefferson County side of this road is expected to be closed for a few more days.
  • Boulder Canyon Road is closed from Nederland to Boulder

If you have friends, family members, neighbors that do not have computer access, the Sheriff’s Office has a telephone community information update line that can be accessed by calling 303-582-6001.



I-70 now has one lane in each direction open at Floyd Hill.


09/13/13 0645 –  Highway 6 from Gilpin to Golden is open at this time. Highway 72 is closed in both directions for a minimum of 2 days. Highway 46 is closed in both directions. Central City Parkway is open to I-70.   Currently I-70 is closed westbound at Floyd Hill. I-70 is open eastbound and westbound from the Central City Parkway. Continue to follow us on Twitter or at for the latest updates.


09/12/13 07:55 P.M. – Effective immediately, Highway 6 from Golden to the junction of Highway 6 and Highway 119 is closed in both directions due dangerous conditions from falling rocks. Gilpin County is currently under a flash flood warning until 10:15 p.m.  but may be extended. According to the National Weather Service the following areas will experience flooding:  Central City, Black Hawk, Tolland, Rollinsville; Idaho Springs, Floyd Hill, Bergan Park, Evergreen. Update information will be posted as it is available.

Gilpin County Weather Conditions

09/12/13 2:45 p.m. – Currently there are no road closures due to weather in Gilpin County. The National Weather Service is calling for up to 2″ of rain for Gilpin County through this evening and into Friday morning. We will be updating any road closures or emergency weather information as it becomes necessary.


August 9, 2013 @ 5:55 p.m. – Good News!! Highway 119 at mile marker 13 has been re-opened to all traffic.