By Jennifer McRae

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– In a few weeks, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close Highway 7 between mile markers 23 and 29. Starting Sept. 20, crews will begin permanent flood repairs.

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Highway 7 will stay closed until Memorial Day 2022. There will be scheduled openings daily with pilot cars leading traffic through the construction zone.

Drivers will use US 36 and US 34 to get to Estes Park and Lyons during the closure.

Jennifer McRae