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Road Closures from CDOT

Photo By Carissa Finnegan

Photo By Carissa Finnegan

DENVER — Flooding has forced the closure of several highways in north and eastern Colorado.

CDOT has closed many roads and will have engineer inspections crews on duty Saturday and for the next several days to review the structural integrity and damage of roads and bridges, said spokeswoman Ashley Mohr.

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“CDOT continues to encourage motorists to exercise extra caution when traveling across the Front Range, as some highways may appear structurally sound but could have been damaged by water, rocks, or debris. In addition to driving carefully, motorists should not pull over to view flood damage, as it creates a safety hazard on the highways,” Mohr said.

The following is a current list of highway updates as of 8 a.m.:

Recent Highway Openings
— I-70 eastbound off-ramp to Quebec Street – Repairs Complete
— SH 46 four miles east of SH 119

New/Updated Closures
— SH 55 between SH 138 and I-76
— SH 138 between SH 113 and SH 55 near Sterling
— Boulder Canyon Drive is closed to ALL vehicular, cyclist and pedestrian traffic. CDOT has deemed the roadway and surrounding terrain extremely unstable and unsafe for non-authorized travel.

Ongoing Closures In Northeast Colorado
— U.S. 6 south of Sterling between MP 383 and 392
— U.S. 34 between Greeley and Wiggins
— SH 39 between Goodrich and I-76
— SH 63 in Atwood
— SH 71 near Snyder
— SH 144 between US 34 and Weldona

Ongoing Closures in Northern Colorado
— I-25 ramps at SH 119
— I-25 Frontage Road south of Loveland at MP 256.670
— U.S. 34 between Glade Road and Estes Park
— U.S. 34 eastbound from Granby to Estes Park- essential travel only, checkpoints in place
— U.S. 34 from 37th Street to County Road 49 in Greeley
— U.S. 36 between Boulder and Estes Park
— U.S. 287 between SH 402 and 5th Street in Loveland
— SH 7 between Lyons and Estes Park
— SH 14 between Ted’s Place and Walden
— SH 60 at CR 46
— SH 66 between 53rd Street in Longmont to Lyons
— SH 66 between CR 13 and CR 19
— SH 119 between Boulder and Nederland in Boulder Canyon
— SH 119 between County Line and I-25
— SH 170 between SH 93 and Eldorado Canyon State Park
— SH 257 between SH 60 in Milliken to US 34

Ongoing Closures in the Denver Metro Area
— U.S. 40 at Floyd Hill (MP 269.5 to 270.5)
— SH 72 (Indiana Street) between 72nd Avenue and 80th Avenue
— SH 72 between SH 93 and SH 119 in Coal Creek Canyon

You can also find current road conditions by following CDOT on Twitter at: @ColoradoDOT