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US 34 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

When will US 34 be open for travel between Estes Park and Loveland? The goal is to have some type of roadway open between the two communities by December 1, 2013. This roadway will be temporary in nature and could include sections of dirt or gravel road with the permanent improvements being made beyond this year. How can I access my property? Crews have constructed a temporary access road between mile marke ...

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Colorado State Highway 119 Open Between Nederland and Boulder

Opening of route shortens travel time to Northern Front Range by at least an hour. Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completely reopened State Highway (SH) 119 through the Boulder Canyon following flooding that took place in September. In coordination with officials from Boulder County, the Colorado National Guard, the Colorado State Patrol and ...

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Town Prepares For Fish Creek Road And Utilities Restoration

The Town of Estes Park is leading efforts to restore utility outages and road repairs in the most heavily damaged area of the Estes Valley along Fish Creek Road. Approximately 3.25 miles of Fish Creek Road were destroyed or damaged during the flood, which resulted in the losses of sewer, natural gas, electric and water service rights of way. The road must be rebuilt in order to restore these utility service ...

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December 1st Is Deadline For Temporary Roads

Temporary roads on badly damaged mountain highways will be in place by Dec. 1, after historic flooding rendered them impassable. Gov. John Hickenlooper has called for temporary access to be complete before the winter. On Thursday, the Colorado Department of Transportation revealed the damage to major roadways in Boulder and Larimer counties. - 85 percent of U.S. 34 is a total loss - 50 percent of Highway 7 ...

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CDOT Selects Contractors For Roadway Flood Repair

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has selected four additional contracting teams to begin repairs to three major corridors as well as the highways east of I-25 that sustained damage during the floods. The goal is to complete temporary or permanent repairs to restore mobility on these state highway routes by December 1, 2013. “We are extremely fortunate to have such a dedicated work force with ...

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Mountain Strong T-Shirts Now Available

Tim Buck at Trail Ridge Printing is working hard getting all of the Mountain Strong shirts ready to deliver or ship! Those wishing to order a short sleeved t-shirt, long sleeved t-shirt or hoodie, go to trailridgeprinting.com. Tim has been inundated with orders. Shirts will be available this weekend at Elk Fest as well as at the Community Gathering at the Stanley Hotel Friday night. http://www.trailridgepri ...

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Highway 7 to Highway 72/119 Open Without Restrictions

All lanes are now open between Hwy 72 and Estes Park. This should be considered the primary route to/from Estes Park. This route is accessed from either I-70 or US Hwy 6 near Black Hawk. Take State Highway 119 north from the Black Hawk/Central City area to Nederland to St Hwy 72 north trough Ward to St Hwy 7 and then north to Estes Park through Allenspark. Highway 7 in the St. Vrain Canyon to/from Lyons is ...

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Flooding Update – Wednesday, Sept. 18

Estes Park Public Information Office-Flooding Update Wednesday, September 18 www.facebook.com/townofestesparkco www.twitter.com/townofestespark Current priorities are assessing the safety of buildings and infrastructure, doing everything we can to allow for evacuees to return to properties when possible, as well as increasing access to Estes Park. We’ve come a long way in 6 days! Downtown roads have reopene ...

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