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Rock Slide

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Disaster Declaration For Rock Slide May Get Funding

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order declaring an emergency disaster due to a rockslide that closed U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray on Jan. 12.

03/04/2014

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Large Boulder Just Misses Traffic Near Manitou Springs

A large boulder broke loose and landed just inches from traffic along Highway 24 on Tuesday.

02/18/2014

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Red Mountain Pass Near Ouray Opens To 24/7 Traffic

The Colorado Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray is open after crews cleared a rock slide that cut off Red Mountain Pass almost a month ago.

02/11/2014

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US 550 Could Completely Reopen On Monday

US 550 could completely reopen at Red Mountain Pass as soon as Monday.

02/09/2014

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Red Mountain Pass Could Open To 24/7 Traffic Soon

Crews working to stop a rock slide near U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass near Ouray are expected to finish by Friday a 360-foot-long by 24-foot-high fence to keep more rocks from falling onto the roadway.

02/04/2014

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Highway Officials Use Bombs To Dislodge Rocks Above Highway 550

The Colorado Department of Transportation is using 30-pound bombs to dislodge rocks that have kept U.S. Highway 550 in southwestern Colorado closed since Jan. 12.

01/23/2014

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Workers Bring Down Rocks On Red Mountain Pass

U.S. Highway 550 in southwestern Colorado should be closed for at least another couple of days as workers bring down rocks from the steep slopes above the road.

01/20/2014

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Road Closed Indefinitely Over Red Mountain Pass

The Colorado Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass will remain closed indefinitely while workers are being brought in by helicopter to fix damage caused by a rock fall.

01/17/2014

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Rocks Still Rolling Onto US 550 South Of Ouray

Rocks continue to tumble down onto U.S. 550 south of Ouray, and the Colorado Department of Transportation says the road will remain closed through the weekend.

01/15/2014

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Rock Slide Keeps Red Mountain Pass Closed For Days

U.S. 550 over Red Mountain Pass will remain closed at least through the weekend because of persistent falling rocks.

01/15/2014

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