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Rocky Mountain Arsenal Overflows, Flooding Commerce City Roadway

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4)– A detention pond located on the Rocky Mountain Arsenal overflowed, flooding a major roadway in Commerce City which resulted in road closures.

The 13800 block of E. 96th Arsenal was under water on Tuesday after recent rain storms.

Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Commerce City (credit: CBS)

The road on E. 96th Avenue between Potomac Street and Peoria Street. Peoria Street has also been shut down between E. 96th Avenue and E. 104th Avenue.

The roads started to dry out on Wednesday afternoon. The roads are expected to stay closed until Thursday.

There was no damage to nearby homes.

Drivers are urged to take E. 104th Avenue as an alternate route.

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