Freemont Pass Trail

Project Description

Summit County and the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) in cooperation with, the U.S. Forest Service, White River National Forest, are proposing to build a new 3.2-mile long paved multi-modal recreational trail that will bypass a dangerous and narrow section of State Highway 91. The path begins near the Copper Mountain Far East Parking Lot, and runs generally south where it will eventually cross State Highway 91 using a grade separate structure.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Spring 2019
Construction: Summer – Fall 2019

Project Photos

Potential location of trail

Potential location of trail.


Rendering of Proposed Rec Path Bridge over SH 91

Rendering of Proposed Rec Path Bridge over SH 91.

Map showing general vicinity of project
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Project Details
Project # CO FLAP SUM 91(1)
Project Name Freemont Pass Trail
Location Summit County
FLMA White River National Forest
Status In Development

Contact Information

Project Manager: James Herlyck
Phone: 720-963-3698
Email: James.Herlyck@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500