The Mount Evans road is open for 2017

(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Mount Evans. (Boilerinbtown/Wikimedia)

Mount Evans. (Boilerinbtown/Wikimedia)

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced this morning that the automobile road to the top of Mount Evans has opened for the season.

The road often is open by Memorial Day, but late, heavy snow delayed crews this year.

Plowing the Mount Evans road on May 24. (CDOT)

Plowing the Mount Evans road on May 24. (CDOT)