A safety closure is in place for a bridge on US Highway 50 located west of Gunnison. Visit the Highway 50 Bridge Closure website for more information.

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Hwy 50 Bridge Closure Update

A safety closure is in place for a bridge on US Highway 50 located west of Gunnison. The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed the bridge at the urging of the Federal Highway Administration and state bridge engineering experts due to the findings of an ongoing safety inspection, which identified anomalies in the bridge on Thursday, April 18. The closure is in place between US 50 Mile Point 131 (intersection with Colorado Highway 92) and MP 138. 

Summer Meeting Schedule - Planning Commission

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte Planning Commission voted to move their summer meeting dates to accommodate music on Wednesday nights. 

Here is the updated Summer 2024 Planning Commission Meeting schedule:

  • Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, July 4 - Holiday (CANCELED)
  • Thursday, July 18
  • Thursday, August 8

Regular Wednesday night meetings will resume on Wednesday, August 21, 2024. Please contact the Community Development Department if you have any questions regarding this change. They can be reached at (970) 349-6632, ext. 5.

MTCB Community Weed Pull

Join us for an educational session on invasive weed species in our area, followed by a guided walk to identify and pull weeds, and finish up the morning with a free BBQ lunch and local gift card giveaways!

WHEN: Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 10 am to 1 pm 
WHERE: Town of Mt. Crested Butte Campground (1001 Gothic Rd. Mt Crested Butte, CO 81225)
WHAT TO BRING: Gloves, hat, and water

Lower Rec. Path Closed

The lower half of the recreation path from the Mt. Crested Butte Water District building to the Slate River bridge will remain closed for the next few weeks due to a re-decking project on the Boardwalk Bridge. Bikers and pedestrians should use Gothic Rd to connect to the upper rec path at the Mt. Crested Butte Water District building during the closure. As a reminder, pedestrians are not allowed to access the rec path by way of Moon Ridge Lane as it is private property and is considered trespassing.

Mt. Crested Butte 50th Anniversary Celebration & Concert

Mt. Crested Butte 50th Anniversary Celebration & Concert

Let's celebrate Mt. Crested Butte turning 50! Dress up in your best 70’s or gold-themed costumes and let’s get down 70’s style! 

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2024, from 4-9 pm
WHERE: Red Lady Stage in the CBMR Base Area

GreenDeed Energy Efficiency Upgrade Program for Deed-Restricted Residences - MTCB

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte is partnering with GV-HEAT to administer the GreenDeed Program Energy Efficiency Upgrade Program for deed-restricted residences. GV-HEAT is the Gunnison Valley Home Energy Advancement Team, managed by the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority (GVRHA), which seeks to make households in the Gunnison Valley more efficient, affordable, and safe. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2024: MTCB Special Election

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, is the Special Election for the Town of Mt. Crested Butte. Please drop off your ballots by 7 pm to Town Hall, located at 911 Gothic Rd., Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225. The ballot box is located inside Town Hall in the lobby area.

If you have any questions, please contact Town Clerk, Tiffany O'Connell at toconnell@mtcb.colorado.gov

MTCB 50th Anniversary Talk #3: Feb. 12, 2024

MTCB 50th Anniversary Talk #3: February 12, 2024; 6-8 pm @ Elevation Hotel 
Talk #3: MTCB Milestones: A panel discussion looking back at incorporation and major milestones of the Town