Hot Temperatures Cause Roads To Buckle

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – This week’s hot temperatures have damaged roads.

Crews had to do patch work along two sections of Parker Road on Thursday.

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Work took place at both Belleview Avenue and Stroh Road.

The Colorado Department of Transportation says t he record-setting heat caused the pavement to buckle.

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They cleaned up the broken concrete and replaced it with asphalt.

It’s a temporary fix until they can put in the more permanent concrete again.

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