BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Blasting caused a rock slide on Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon on Wednesday. The highway reopened at 5 p.m.

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The road was closed from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. as part of regularly scheduled rock blasting. The slide happened during the full road closure about five miles into the canyon.

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Copter4 flew over the rock slide where large boulders could be seen on the highway.

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No one was injured in the slide. Blasting is expected to continue along the same stretch of highway on Thursday as scheduled.

  1. Michael Henebry says:

    Saves someone getting nailed by the rocks.

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