CDOT says not to travel near area of fires unless necessary


Cal Wood Fire from Louisville, photo courtesy of Tyler Hammer

LARIMER/BOULDER Counties, Colo. (KDVR) — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has issued a warning not to travel near the area of the fires unless absolutely necessary.

“As wildfire activity has forced closures along State Highway 7 and US-34, CDOT is urging travelers to avoid unnecessary trips in the area and allow emergency responders and evacuating residents to move as needed. Closures are in place along State Highway 7 from Lyons to the Highway 72 junction and on US-34 from Mall Road in Estes Park (Mile Point 65) to east of the Dam Store (MP85). Additional closures, including along US-36, are possible through this event; all closures can be found at”


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