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US 36 Reopening Ahead of Schedule

On Monday, November 4 at noon, US 36 will be open to ALL motorists following flood repairs! Thanks to the amazing work of our crews and Air and Army National Guards (including the Colorado National Guard, Kansas National Guard, Montana National Guard, and Utah National Guard), the highway will reopen more than three weeks ahead of the Dec. 1 deadline! Please give us room to finish final paving in the next f ...

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US Hwy 36 To Reopen By Mid November

Thanks to cooperative weather and the exceptionally hard work of National Guard and CDOT crews, the highway, which was originally scheduled to open December 1, is now scheduled to reopen in early- or mid-November! Crews will continue to work from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week, and at this time local access restrictions will remain the same. Please be sure to join us for a community meeting on Tuesday ...

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Us 34 Opening Between Estes Park And Drake For Resident Access Only

At noon Sunday, October 20, 2013, US 34 opened from Estes Park to Drake for Big Thompson Canyon RESIDENTS ONLY to come and go at any time. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT PERMITTED TO TRAVEL IN THIS AREA. This Sunday marks the fourth time since construction began that Drake residents are being allowed back to their homes. It will be the first time, however, that they won’t be asked to leave the canyon by 5 p.m. t ...

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US Hwy 36 Update

  As of Sunday, October 20, day time access from the Lyons/south end of the project will only occur at 12 p.m. noon each day via official pilot car. Day time access from the Estes Park/north side of the project will occur every two hours beginning at 9 a.m., also via official pilot car. Essential vehicles and local residents may also access the construction zone during non-construction hours of 7 p.m. ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Will Reopen Saturday, Oct. 12

From the Office of Gov. John Hickenlooper Rocky Mountain National Park will reopen Saturday Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today Rocky Mountain National Park will reopen Saturday. Trail Ridge Road will also reopen as soon as the highway can be plowed to help with ongoing flood recovery efforts in Estes Park and Larimer County. The state will ...

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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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