One of the last major highways closed by the September floods is back open.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says all Colorado highways damaged by September’s massive floods will be reopened before Thanksgiving, well ahead of the Dec. 1 goal the state had set.
The re-opening for U.S. Highway 34 between Estes Park and Loveland is set for next Thursday, more than a week early.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is expanding the city’s $1 million holiday ad campaign.
The flood-damaged highway in Coal Creek Canyon northwest of Denver is now open.
Temporary repairs to a flood-damaged road in Estes Park will begin Monday.
Monday’s opening of Highway 36 following flood repairs was welcome news to many, but it has some Jefferson County residents feeling like officials are playing favorites with the priorities for the recovery.
One of the main Colorado roads that suffered the most damage from the September floods is back open after National Guard troops and the Colorado Department of Transportation worked around the clock to repair the highway.
Thanks to some dedicated construction crews a portion of Highway 36 will reopen Monday, about a month earlier than anticipated.
One of the Colorado roads that suffered the most damage from the September floods will reopen about a month ahead of schedule.