Colorado Road Closures: US 34, US 36, US 287, SH 66 Closed; I-25 Open

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news and stories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is based in Maryland.
September 15, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A range of roads and highways are closed in Colorado because of heavy rain and flash floods.

Here are the road closures as of September 19 at 2:52 p.m. MDT:

North Colorado:

U.S. 6 between Sterling and I-76

-State Highway 7 between Lyons and Raymond

-State Highway 14 between Ted’s Place and Walden

-U.S. 34 is closed

–Between Glade Road (Loveland) and Estes Park

–Eastbound from Granby to Estes Park is for essential travel only (checkpoints are in place)

–Between Greeley and Kersey 

-U.S. 36 between Boulder and Estes Park is closed

-State Highway 39 between Goodrich and I-76 is closed

-State Highway 55 between State Highway 138 and I-76 is closed

-State Highway 59 southeast of Sedgwick between U.S. 138 and I-76

-State Highway 60 is closed at county road 46 (mile marker 11 to 12)

-State Highway 66 is closed between 53rd Street in Longmont to Lyons and between county road 13 and county road 19

-State Highway 71 is closed near Snyder (mile marker 181 to 182)

-State Highway 72 is closed between mile markers 5 and 6 and 10.65 to 29.37

-State Highway 119 is closed between Boulder and Nederland in Boulder Canyon and between County Line and I-25

-State Highway 138 is closed between State Highway 113 and State Highway 55 near Sterling

-State Highway 144 is closed between U.S. 34 and county road 144

-State Highway 170 is closed between State Highway 93 and Eldorado Canyon State Park 

-State Highway 170 (Marshall Drive) is closed between Cherryvale and 66th Street

-State Highway 257 between State Highway 60 in Milliken to U.S. 34 is closed

-U.S. 287 between State Highway 402 and 5th Street in Loveland

Denver metro:

-State Highway 72 (Indiana Street) is closed between 72nd Avenue and 80th Avenue; another part is closed between State Highway 93 and State Highway 119 in Coal Creek Canyon



Recently opened

-State Highway 72 to State Highway 7 to Estes Park

-State Highway 63 in Atwood

-State Highway 194 is closed north of La Junta (mile markers 0 to 10)

-State Highway 14 between Walden and Cameron Pass



Post will be updated . See a map of which roads are closed here.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news and stories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is based in Maryland.