SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A large boulder the size of a small car fell onto Highway 145 outside Telluride in San Miguel County on Monday. The boulder fell onto the eastbound lanes at Silverpick Road.
Large boulder the size of a small boulder is completely blocking east-bound lane Highway 145 mm78 at Silverpick Rd. Please use caution and watch for emergency vehicles in the area. pic.twitter.com/EVMmDf0IJu
— San Miguel Sheriff (@SheriffAlert) January 27, 2020
The boulder weighed about 10,000 pounds and was 4-feet by 4-feet by 4-feet. A snowplow moved the boulder off the highway. No one was injured.
Emergency vehicles were able to clear the boulder from the highway about an hour later and all lanes were reopened.