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    Road Closures and Weather-Related Information


    UPDATE: Friday, September 13

    Information about the flooding and road conditions are changing all the time. Please see the Jeffco Sheriff's Emergency Blog External Link Icon for the latest updates.

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    As of 9:15 a.m. this morning, Jefferson County has several road closures and flooding damage. Please see the Jeffco Sheriff's Emergency Blog External Link Icon for the latest updates. 

    Severe flooding has occured in the Coal Creek Canyon region, completely washing out Highway 72 in an area between Plainview Road and Twin Spruce Road.

    • There are hard road closures at Highway 72.
    • Highway 93 remains open at this time.
    • Additional road wash outs have occurred on side streets within Coal Creek Canyon as well.
    • Jefferson County Road and Bridge is currently assessing roadways and making the appropriate closures and/or repairs. 

     

    Please exercise great care and judgement as you drive alternative routes. Do not drive into standing water. When in doubt, turn around and seek higher ground. 

    At approximately 7:45 a.m., a CodeRed notification went out to residents in the area of Coal Creek Canyon flood. They were asked to shelter in place, or stay in their homes unless there is an emergency.

    For all the latest updates and more information on the shelter in place guidelines, see the Jeffco Sheriff's Emergency Blog. External Link Icon



    Julie Story
    Web Content and Social Media Manager
    jstory@jeffco.us

    September 12, 2013


    Last Updated: 9-13-2013