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Colorado Classic Bike Race to impact Coal Creek Canyon Roads

The Colorado Classic Bike Race is scheduled to come through Coal Creek Canyon for Stage 3 on Saturday August 12th. There will be road closures impacting our canyon. For overall information, visit the CDOT home page to see the announcements at the

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1st Annual MC1 Honor Run – Sergeant David Baldwin

Tomorrow – May 4th 2014 – will mark the first annual MC1 honor run: to honor Sergeant David Baldwin (code sign MC1, #RememberingBaldwin.) There are expected to be between 400 and 1800 motorcycles on the route, and they can be expected

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CDOT remove 30mph restrictions on State Highway 72

CDOT (and Lawrence Construction) are about complete with repairs to State Highway 72. They have a few days more work after Christmas, but have packed up most of their equipment and personnel. Thanks to their efforts things are getting back

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CDOT Flood Debris Removal

From: The Colorado Department of Transportation Twitter: @coloradodot December 5, 2013 Contact: Ashley Mohr – 303-757-9437   CDOT REMOVING DEBRIS FROM FLOOD-IMPACTED HIGHWAYS All flood-related debris will be removed from CDOT right-of-way BOULDER, JEFFERSON, LARIMER, AND WELD COUNTIES — The Colorado

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Winter Weather & Highway 72

With the coming winter weather (and storm advisory) over the next few days we face unfavorable conditions on all our roads, but especially on Highway 72. With the flood repairs to Highway 72 one of the more noticeable differences is

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CDOT Lane Closure Report for Thanksgiving Week.

From CDOT: Next week, the team will continue working on the box culvert installation and repair to the gas lines at Twin Spruce.  Twin Spruce will be closed during this time; please use Berland Road as your alternative route. There

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State Highway 72 Closures – Week of November 18th to November 24th

We have had our main road open for almost a week now, and it is a wonderful thing. That said, it still needs work, and that means CDOT are having to perform intermittent closures. Please plan ahead for this, and

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Highway 72 opening celebrations

Here are some images of the Highway 72 opening celebration taken by local photographer Dave Schemel. Not easy photography conditions but the event was (clearly) a happy one for Canyonites.    

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Highway 72 officially reopened

There was a short re-opening ceremony today. Lots of Canyonites and representatives of local organizations were there to mark Veterans Day, and another step in the rebuilding of Colorado and of Coal Creek Canyon. Welcome back Highway 72! We missed

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School Bus Service on State Highway 72

Update from Dick Cervera at Jeffco Public Schools about bus service: Our first buses will head up the canyon around 5:30 Monday morning. One of these buses will come back down to deliver to Ralston Valley High School around 6:45 AM and then return

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