Colorado Department of Transportation
The Colorado Department of Transportation began a new construction project on Monday.
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.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that contractors and Colorado highway workers “moved heaven and earth” to get a major highway from Boulder into the Colorado Rocky Mountains finished a week early.
A highway devastated by last month’s floods reopened ahead of schedule on Sunday.
Road crews on Friday afternoon closed the ramp from southbound Interstate 25 to westbound Interstate 70.
A wintry forecast and the government shutdown has prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to close all of Mount Evans Road early.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced estimated opening dates for many highways after recent flooding destroyed several sections of major roadways in Northern Colorado.
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.
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.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.