Category: Roads

Westbound Boulder Canyon Drive is now open west of Boulder

Westbound Boulder Canyon Drive is open west of Boulder all the way to Nederland. To head that way, go west on Arapahoe Ave. from Ninth Avenue. Canyon remains closed from the 100 to 800 blocks of Canyon for emergency vehicle

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Traffic Update

Traffic is being re-routed on a portion of Boulder Canyon Drive for structure protection and air support.  Traffic is being re-routed at 6th down Arapahoe and then back onto Boulder Canyon Drive.  If possible just avoid the area. See map.

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Updated Road Closures #Sunshine Fire

Hard Road Closures: Poorman Road at Sunshine Canyon Road Timber Trail at Sunshine Canyon Road Sunshine Canyon Drive at Mapleton Ave at 4th Soft Closure:  Boulder Canyon Drive at Pearl Street (avoid this area if possible) 

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Evacuation Route for residents west of Boulder

Any residents within the evacuation zone (between Mapleton and Arapahoe west of 4th Street) that need to find an evacuation route through the canyons can use Sunshine Canyon to Poorman Road and then travel down Four Mile Canyon Drive to Boulder.

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UPDATES: #RogersFire Road Closures & Evacuations

#RogersFire The following roads are now re-opened: 61st & Nelson Rd Eastbound 69th & St. Vrain Southbound 65th & Nelson Rd All remaining evacuation orders in this area are lifted. Crews are still working on scene, so please use caution

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Map of wildfires and road closures

A map of the wildfires and road closures is available at: http://boulder.maps.arcgis.com/apps/PublicInformation/index.html?appid=cd569c1a616f4b258681716bbe5418f0 This map will be updated throughout the day as needed.

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Cold Springs Fire Thursday update

The fire is 80% contained and is expected to be at 100% containment before this evening. The fire perimeter area needs to stay closed today for the following activities: Firefighting activities: Mop up and securing fire lines Xcel Energy will be flying

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Boulder Canyon Opening – Plans for Lifting Remaining Evacuation Orders

Beginning tonight around 8 p.m., Boulder Canyon (Highway 119) will reopen in both directions. Because fire suppression activities will be continuing in the days ahead, motorists and those involved in recreational activities in the area should exercise caution when in

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More evacuated residents can permanently return home at 3 p.m. today

Homeowners and residents who live on Timberline Road, Horseshoe Trail, Tungsten Road, Switzerland Trail off Boulder Canyon (near Horseshoe Trail), west along Ridge Road from the zero to 1100 block (generally west of Hurricane Hill) and Boulder Canyon between Nederland

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Nederland bus service for Wednesday, July 13

RTD is again running limited Nederland bus service today (Wednesday, July 13). This service will have peak direction only service (eastbound buses departed the Nederland Park-n-Ride at 6:15 and 7:30 a.m. and westbound buses will depart downtown Boulder station at 3:40, 4:40, and

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