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Crews work on a highway damaged by flooding (credit: CBS)

With Highway 119 Back Open, Crews Move Onto Next Projects

Highway 119 is now back open, which is great news for those who live in the area or who are trying to get to Estes Park, but the Colorado Department of Transportation still faces a long list of roads needing repair.

10/07/2013

Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

09/23/2013

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

CDOT, National Guard Hustle To Repair Flood Damaged Roads

Colorado officials are aiming to meet a Dec. 1 target to complete temporary fixes to at least some roads heavily damaged by catastrophic flooding this month.

09/23/2013

A road damaged from flooding (credit: CBS)

CDOT Works To Reconnect Communities Any Way Possible

The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.

09/22/2013

Dave Thrush shared this photo on Sept. 16 and wrote "My Brother works for CDOT in Weld County so I went out with him to look at some of the roads in Kersey, Evans. There's a new Lake in Evans where farms used to be. Platte River is half mile wide in some places."

Builders, Soldiers Hustle To Reconnect Towns

State highway crews and National Guard troops worked furiously Sunday to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by unprecedented flooding.

09/22/2013

Heavy equipment being used to start clearing Highway 34 (credit: CBS)

Highways Reopening After Flood Repairs

After days of cleanup and repairs, transportation officials have reopened several state highways in the aftermath of powerful floods that ripped bridges and roads in northern Colorado, severely restricting travel in populated areas.

09/22/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Colorado Races To Fix Mountain Roads Before Winter

With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,

09/20/2013

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CDOT Gets Started On Repairs For Roads, Bridges

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to get everyone back on the roads as soon as possible. They’ve already started with $130 million and more money is expected from the federal government next week.

09/18/2013

Traffic on I-70 (credit: CBS)

Interstate 70 Tolls Likely, Panel Suggests

Colorado highway managers say that toll lanes on Interstate 70 between Denver and the mountain resorts are probably on the way.

08/04/2013

Copter4 flew over a mudslide on Hwy. 14 in Poudre Canyon on July 18. (credit: CBS)

CDOT Spending Millions To Protect Highway 14 From Mudslides

The Colorado Department of Transportation is spending millions of dollars to protect Highway 14 from mudslides.

07/28/2013

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