Members of Utah’s National Guard are now on their way to Colorado to help repair roads damaged by the flooding.
Colorado will pick up the tab for National Guard engineers helping rebuild the main highway leading to Rocky Mountain National Park because of the federal government shutdown.
The federal government is the state of Colorado’s largest employer with approximately 40,000 people on the payroll. In Colorado the effect of a partial government shutdown would be felt by different people in different ways.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.
Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.
It’s a battle against time and the weather for the Colorado Department of Transportation for roads and bridges that need to be repaired or replaced. The repair crews have to work fast because winter weather will be in Colorado soon.
Just west of Longmont and Lyons the town of Pinewood Springs sits along Highway 36.On Friday some homeowners got a second chance to get out of town.
For a lot of Colorado flood evacuees the biggest concern they have is getting back to their homes to see what’s left.
The city of Westminster plans on building a new downtown area from the ground up.
A Broomfield woman has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed her boyfriend.