Photos of the Day: Here's why flood-damaged parts of U.S. 36 are still closed
"We have received quite a few inquiries about this, and NO, US 36 is NOT open to through traffic of any kind!" declares a post on the Colorado Department of Transportation Facebook page -- and newly shared photos of repair work on the stretch of the highway between Lyons and Estes Park shows why. The damage is epic and the challenge before repair workers to get the job done by the December 1 goal is just as big. Look below to see shots that vividly convey the size of the task at hand.
More from our Photos archive: "Photos: Estes Park open for business after flood, trying to lure back tourists."
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Neighborhood Fight: Proposed Cell Tower Raises Concerns in Bonnie Brae
- Danny Ledonne: ACLU Sues Adams State Over Ban of Former Prof
- Jessica Lyn Reese, R.I.P.: Charles Anthony Busted in Murder of Young Mom