LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Highway 34 between Loveland and Estes Park is back open temporarily.

The highway through Big Thompson Canyon has been closed to non-residents as repairs have been ongoing since the flooding of September 2013.

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Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation reopened the highway at 4 p.m. for Thanksgiving holiday travelers.

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The highway will stay open to the public until 7 p.m. Sunday night.

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It will then shut back down for repairs until next May.

The area sustained significant damage in both the 1976 and 2013 floods.

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