SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Crews clearing mudslides that measured one to two feet thick on Highway 145 in San Miguel County, broke a gas line on Tuesday. That forced some residents and businesses to be evacuated.

Utility crews repaired the leak within an hour and traffic was once again allowed through.

(credit: San Miguel County)

(credit: San Miguel County)

Mudslide debris removal will continue into next week. Drivers should expect lane reductions between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and delays in the area.

(credit: San Miguel County)

(credit: San Miguel County)

The mudslides happened on Sunday and crews from CDOT assisted with the cleanup efforts.

(credit: San Miguel County)

(credit: San Miguel County)

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