Mudslides forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to shut down Highway 24 four times over the past week.
U.S. Highway 285 south of Poncha Springs is back open after some mudslides.
The slopes in Colorado are becoming very active and one U.S. Forest Service official said it’s erosion in action.
Manitou Springs has installed several devices to help warn residents about flash flooding after last year’s devastating flooding rushed through the town west of Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Department of Transportation on Wednesday started a project along US 24 to try to prevent mudslides.
President Barack Obama declared an emergency exists in Colorado. He ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to severe storms, flooding and mudslides.
There may be some flood relief on the way for people in Manitou Springs.
A 17-year-old girl drowned after she was caught in heavy rain in Colorado Springs as storms pounded a region still reeling from mudslides and flash flooding that killed one person in nearby Manitou Springs last week.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has declared a disaster emergency in El Paso County after Friday night’s flash flooding in Manitou Springs. The designation will make resources available to help pay for storm cleanup.
More heavy rain drenched Manitou Springs on Monday, three days after a mudslide and flash flood killed one person and left one missing.