All roads to Estes Park now open

EstesPark

It’s official. With the reopening of Highway 7 yesterday, all flood-damaged highways providing access to Estes Park, Colo., are now open to traffic. (Trail Ridge Road, as always, is closed for the winter.) Congratulations to the Colorado Department of Transportation for completing this massive engineering/repair effort a week ahead of the governor’s deadline.



Categories: Colorado floods 2013, Rocky Mtn Natl Park

8 replies

  1. Great news PT. The congratulations are well earned! 😀

  2. Outstanding news! Can’t stop those self reliant mountain men and women. (Any new “help CO recover” products?)
    The picture is just a jewel – the town always looks like wonderland.
    Thanks for the update

  3. great news, this is a huge accomplishment ) it looks beautiful –

  4. Hi PT- like you, having seen some of the shots of the missing sections of hwy way down in BT canyon and the no roads at all at Lyons, figured it would be late next year at the earliest before CDOT could rebuild. Fantastic job! (darn, now the route is open, but i can’t head out there for ‘catch the glow’ tomorrow evening) Thanks for posting this beautiful shot.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." ~ Edmund Burke

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: