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2 years 1 month ago

Body of man killed by rockslide recovered

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Rescuers have recovered the body of a Connecticut man killed by a rockslide on Hagerman Peak near Snowmass Mountain. The Aspen Times said the body of 24-year-old Rob Jansen of New Canaan, Conn., was recovered on Monday by a National Guard helicopter from the High-Altitude Army...

3 years 1 month ago

Minor rockslides caused by earthquakes

Boulders and small rocks tumbled across a section of I-25 about 5 miles south of Trinidad. CDOT says earthquakes caused several minor rockslides on the interstate and highway 12. Snow plow crews spent the morning clearing roads. No major damage to the roads has been reported.

4 years 2 weeks ago

Hwy 24 roadwork underway

Rock slides closed Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs twice at the end of summer. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is tackling the problem with rock mitigation operations on Ute Pass this week. The work began Monday morning. It should take two weeks. This week westbound Hwy 24...

4 years 2 months ago

Heavy rain sets off Colorado rock slides

Heavy rains in southwest Colorado have caused rock slides, closing part of a highway. San Miguel County spokeswoman Jennifer Dinsmore says rocks and debris about 4 feet high slid onto Colorado 145 between Norwood and Telluride Tuesday. No cars were trapped and no one was injured. The slide...

4 years 5 months ago

Rockslide hits car on Highway 24

A rockslide has crushed part of a car on the westbound section of Highway 24 near Waldo Canyon. The rockslide happened just before 5pm. The driver was able to steer away even though his passenger side was severly damaged. Fortunately nobody was hurt and the group actually drove away in...

4 years 6 months ago

Rockslide costs will be at least $860,000

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Costs will be at least $860,000 to repair holes punched into Interstate 70 by a rock slide. Colorado Department of Transportation officials said Friday the costs of repairing the highway through Glenwood Canyon, about 115 miles west of Denver, doesn't include the costs of...

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