Highway 24 remains closed for third night

29th December, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

MINTURN — U.S. Highway 24 remained closed through Monday night after a rockslide that happened around 6:45 p.m. on Saturday blocked the road between Minturn and Red Cliff at mile marker 148, a few miles east of Minturn. Colorado Department Transportation crews worked through Monday blasting the rocks, some as big as pick-up trucks, to smaller pieces in order to clear the road. There was significant damage to the pavement, which crews will need to repair before the road can be re-opened, said CDOT’s Tracy Trulove. “There were several holes we had to fill,” she said. “They’ll be back out …

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