Iron Horse Classic temporarily closes Highway 550 this Saturday

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Those traveling through southern Colorado on Saturday should be aware of a closure for U.S. Highway 550 from Purgatory Resort all the way to Silverton. 

That closure marks the beginning of the Annual Iron Horse Classic, as cyclists from around the world race against the train. The route will reopen at 1: 30 Saturday. Drivers can take a detour on Colorado 145 through Telluride. 

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