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Rock Slide Covers Highway 6, Closes Loveland Pass

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

LOVELAND PASS, Colo. (CBS4) – A major cleanup effort is poised to get underway after a rock slide closed Loveland Pass Tuesday.

The slide happened at approximately 4 p.m. between Arapahoe Basin and Keystone Resort. No one was hurt.

The slide is approximately 7 feet deep and covers Highway 6. Rocks and mud came down along with the rocks.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Geologists said they have to make sure the hillside is stable before crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation can start clearing out the debris.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

So far it’s not clear when the highway will reopen.

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