A blasting project that dumped huge boulders on U.S. Highway 36 between Lyons and Pinewood Springs closed the highway Monday and Tuesday but they’ve been cleared and it’s now back open.
It’s not often that two culverts will delight county commissioners, but they can after a flood.
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.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.
State highway crews and National Guard troops worked furiously Sunday to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by unprecedented flooding.
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.
Seven people are dead due to flooding and three people are missing and presumed dead — all in Larimer County.
With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,
The rescue effort from the flooding in Colorado has included the largest human airlift since Hurricane Katrina as more than 1,700 people have been rescued.
A deadly crash closed Highway 36 southeast of Estes Park for several hours Friday afernoon and evening. The highway reopened at about 8 p.m. Friday.