7:30 p.m. Highway Update: I-25 Open South of Harmony Road

September 13, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Colorado Flood Highway Update - 7:30 p.m.


STATEWIDE — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has reopened both directions of I-25 in northern Colorado south of Harmony Road. The highway remains closed between Wyoming and Harmony for southbound travelers, and remains closed northbound between Harmony and State Highway (SH) 14. There is no estimated time of reopening for the final section of highway, which is still being threatened by flood waters.

Motorists traveling between Denver and Wyoming are urged to use the following detours:

-Northbound from Denver to Wyoming: I-25 north to US 34, east to US 85, north to State Highway 14, west to I-25.

-Southbound from Wyoming to Denver: US 85 south to US 34, west to I-25.

Many highways and bridges will remain closed as a precaution until crews are able to evaluate whether or not they are safe for use. In addition to the previously mentioned I-25 reopening, the following roadways are closed to traffic (both directions unless noted):

  • I-25 northbound /southbound ramps to State Highway 119
  • I-70 eastbound off-ramp to Quebec Street
  • I-70 eastbound off-ramp to southbound I-225
  • U.S. 34 between Glade Road and Estes Park
  • U.S. 34 from MP 114 to MP 117.25 east of Greeley
  • U.S. 36 between Boulder and Estes Park
  • US 85 from 42nd in Evans (MP 264.5) to County Road 44 in LaSalle (MP 258.5)
  • U.S. 85 from 37th Street (MP 264.5) to County Road 49 in Greeley
  • U.S. 287 at Big Thompson River in Loveland from SH 402 to 5th Street
  • U.S. 287 in Fort Collins from MP 347 to MP 348
  • US 287 from MP 307 (Isabella) to MP 310 (SH 52)
  • SH 7 between Lyons and Estes Park
  • SH 8 between Morrison and U.S. 285
  • SH 14 between Ted’s Place and Walden
  • SH 52 eastbound from County Road (CR) 1 to U.S. 287
  • SH 60 at CR 46
  • SH 66 between 53rd Street (Longmont) and Lyons
  • SH 66 between CR 13 and CR 19
  • SH 72 between 72nd and 80th avenues
  • SH 72 between SH 93 and SH 119 (Coal Creek Canyon)
  • SH 83 (Parker Road) between Florida and Jewell avenues
  • SH 119 between Boulder and Nederland (Boulder Canyon)
  • SH 119 between County Line Road and I-25
  • SH 170 from SH 93 to El Dorado Canyon State Park
  • SH 257 between SH 60/Milliken to US 34
  • SH 392 from I-25 (Larimer County Road 5) east to 17th Street in Windsor
  • Again, CDOT is advising the public to avoid all travel on state highways and bridges in areas where excessive rain and flooding has occurred unless absolutely essential. Please note that the above listed closures are only for highways, and that cities, counties, and towns may have closed additional roads in your area!

    Currently CDOT's cotrip.org is experiencing technical difficulties.  Contact 511 for complete closure information or CDOT Mobile. For a list of current closures, please visit the CDOT Facebook page “Notes” section at www.facebook.com/coloradodot. Our partners at www.coemergency.com,www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov, www.colorado.gov/revenue, and www.colorado.gov/energy will also be posting information.

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