Jerre Stead

Sarah Kaye wrote, "The sheriff is standing where the bridge, after the bridge was washed away."

New Colorado Flood Recovery Chief Named

Gov. John Hickenlooper has named a new recovery chief to continue Colorado’s rebuilding efforts after September’s historic floods.

01/13/2014

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

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

Glen Haven distruction  (credit: Marsha Hobert)

Flood Recovery Chief Pledges To Work With Urgency

The official in charge of recovery efforts in the aftermath of last week’s devastating Colorado floods says his priorities are rebuilding the state equal or better than it was before and operating “with a very heavy sense of urgency.”

09/20/2013

A partially destroyed home in Jamestown (credit: CBS)

Returning Evacuees Find Sickening Flood Damage

Coloradans who ventured back into the flood-ravaged town of Lyons found scenes of stomach-churning destruction, with dozens of homes destroyed, family keepsakes missing, food spoiling and mud everywhere.

09/20/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper announces flood recovery director (credit: CBS)

Recovery Chief Named For Work On Colorado Floods

Gov. John Hickenlooper named a recovery chief on Thursday to lead the state’s reconstruction after destructive flooding and said transportation officials will expedite fixes to highways and bridges.

09/19/2013

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