Sat September 14, 2013

Colorado Flood Highway Updates

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The COTrip website run by the Colorado Department of Transportation is still having issues due to heavy traffic. CDOT has started an alternate page for highway and interstate closures. We're linking to that here.
Source: Coloradodot
Please note that the closures in this list are only for highways. Cities, counties and town may have closed additional roads in your area.


Fri September 13, 2013

High Waters Forced Friday Evacuations Across Front Range

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As The Post writes: "Northern Colorado travel remains a tangled mess of closures as swollen rivers have crossed major routes."
Source: Denverpost
Rivers flowing 10 times higher than normal forced new evacuations in Jefferson, Larimer and Weld counties Friday as emergency managers continued to try to reach people who have been stranded by floodwaters for days.


Fri September 13, 2013
Travel Restrictions

Flooding Rains Wreak Havoc On State Highways, Interstates

CDOT warns of standing water on I-25 North near Longmont, CO Sept. 12.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Numerous closures of highways continue in areas of Denver and portions of Northern Colorado due to flooding, rock and mudslides. [Updated 5:55 p.m.]

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Fri September 13, 2013


Fri September 13, 2013
Colorado Flood

Take A Look: Flooding Across Colorado Caught On Vine

Screencap of flooding in Boulder from Vine
Blake Redson Vine

Thursday brought flooding that while not unprecedented, was highly widespread across the Front Range. What started with some playful behavior in Boulder, quickly escalated to evacuations, property loss and by the end of Thursday three lives lost.

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