One of the last major highways closed by the September floods is back open.
The flood-damaged highway in Coal Creek Canyon northwest of Denver is now open.
The hours of operation will change for disaster and relief centers in flood affected areas such as Boulder and Lyons.
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.
The Estes Park School District received a big check from the NFL Referees Association before Sunday’s Broncos game, and it was referee from Colorado who started it all.
It’s starting to feel like home again for residents in Lyons. Some homes have had electricity for weeks, but now close to 1,000 are getting their water, sewage and gas back.
Some people who live in Lyons will be able to move back home on Saturday.