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Video: Hikers capture massive rockslide in Rocky Mountain National Park

Friday, July 1st, 2022 2:50pm MDT

“The large rockfall event happened on the south side of Hallett Peak at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday that resulted in sliding rock falling into Upper Chaos Canyon. Park officials said the reason for the closure is that the area around the slide is highly unstable and there are forecasted rainstorms for the area until July […]

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I-70 through Colorado re-opens after rock slide

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 6:50pm MDT

With cleanup complete and the threat of further rock slides mitigated, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reopened Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon this afternoon. The highway had been closed since Monday when a slide sent 250 tons of rocks crashing onto the interstate. Boulders the size of semi-trucks did significant damage to the interstate. […]

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Interstate 70 closed through Glenwood Canyon due to rockslide

Monday, March 8th, 2010 11:07am MDT

A rockslide that dropped boulders the size of semi-trucks has forced the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to close I-70 in both directions. Officials are unable to provide an estimate on when the road will reopen as damage is extensive on both east and west bound sides. CDOT spokesperson Stacey Stegman said the boulders were […]

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