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Pikes Peak summit now closed for final construction phase


Last updated 3/23/2021 at 3:32pm

The summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain has been closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic until May 23. The closure is for the safety of all visitors and workers as the Pikes Peak Summit Complex enters the final phase of construction, officials said.

During this time, heavy equipment will be moving boulders throughout the site in preparation for final grading and paving. Also, it’s expected that the existing, 1960s-era Summit House will be ready for demolition sometime in the next two weeks.

Throughout the closure and weather permitting, Pikes Peak Highway visitors will...

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