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Colorado Department Of Transportation Officials Plan To Remove Boulders Above Road

DENVER — A cluster of boulders perched 300 feet above Colorado’s main east-west highway will shut down the main route to many of the state’s major ski resorts as officials plan to remove the unstable rocks.Around 40 boulders, some as b…

DENVER — A cluster of boulders perched 300 feet above Colorado’s main east-west highway will shut down the main route to many of the state’s major ski resorts as officials plan to remove the unstable rocks.

Around 40 boulders, some as big as pickup trucks, pose a danger to the traffic below on Interstate 70, state transportation officials said. It is the most heavily traveled rock-fall area in the state.

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