CENTRAL CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Central City parkway will remain closed for several days because of a rockslide that covered the roadway. The road could reopen on Friday.
The rockslide happened Monday afternoon about a mile-and-a-half from the Interstate 70 junction.READ MORE: Cars Spun Out & Abandoned As Winter Storm Grips Denver Metro Area
The parkway is one route casino patrons use to reach Central City from I-70. Another route, Highway 6 through Black Hawk, is now the alternative.READ MORE: Businesses Near Convention Center Eager For Events: 'It's Our Livelihood'
Crews are working to clear the rocks. They’re also bringing in barricades to put up along the parkway.
Debris, some of it bus-sized, slid across all four lanes. One lane reopened Tuesday night for emergency vehicles.MORE NEWS: Union Organizing JBS Mass Vaccination Event: 'It's About Time They Are Prioritized'
The road is private, so state funds won’t be used to clear the road.