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Flash Flooding Closes Roads In Northern Colorado [UPDATED 10:29 PM Saturday]

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We are seeing conditions hold steady on most road in Northern Colorado but the main arteries at the time of this update are open, however, many other secondary roads multiple counties still remain flooded.

I-70 will be closed in both directions from I-76 to I-25 beginning on Saturday, September 14 at 3 am until Sunday, September 15 at 10 pm to allow Xcel Energy to run high tension power lines. EB I-70 traffic will be detoured to I-76. WB I-70 traffic will be detoured to NB I-25 to WB I-76. Additional alternate routes also include 6th Ave.

Current Closures


  • Fort Lupton

WCR 14 1/2 is closed at Hwy 85.
The bridge at the Platte River is closed.
WCR 23 is closed at Hwy 52.
Cemetery Road (Fort Lupton area) is down to one lane.
The bridge at Hwy 52 is being evaluated.
CR 18 from US 85 to CR 23

  • Frederick-Firestone

Godding Hollow (CR 18) from Miller to Eagle – washed out
Tipple Parkway (CR 16) from I-25 to CR 11 – washed out
I-25 and Hwy 119 – eastbound ramps open
WCR 16 from East frontage east to WCR 11
WCR 7 form WCR 20 ½ north Hwy 119
County line Rd. from HWY 52 north to WCR 16 ½
On WCR 26 from 11.25 east WCR 13
WCR 13 from WCR 26 to Hwy 66
On WCR 11 from HWY 52 south to Eagle Meadows
CR 7 south from SH 119 to CR 18
CR 7 south from SH 119 to CR 18

  • Weld County

WCR21 from WCR10 to CR 14;
WCR 23 from WCR 8 to HWY 52;
WCR 14 from WCR 19 to WCR 21
CR 14 between CR 19 and CR 21,
CR 24 between CR 7 and CR 9.5,
CR 28 between CR 15.75 and CR 19,
CR 19 between CR 10 and CR14
CR 23between SH 52and CR8
CR 28.75 between CR 15 and CR 19
CR 1 south of SH 52
CR 8 between CR 21 and CR 25
CR 26 from WCR 11 1/2 and WCR 13
CR 13 from WCR 26 to Highway 66
CR 44 between CR 13 and CR 11
CR 5 between CR 40.5 and Hwy 56
CR 32 between CR 13 and CR 17
CR 17 between Hwy 66 and CR 34
CR13 between CR 44 and CR 46
CR 19 between HWY60 and CR42
CR 46.5 between CR 17 and CR 19
CR 15 between CR 44 and CR 46
Intersection of Harold and Coleman in SW Aristocrate
CR 52 between CR17 and Hwy 257
CR 25 between Hwy 60 and CR 52
CR 17 between CR 17 and CR 19
CR 13 between CR 54 and Hwy 34
CR 15.5 between CR 50 and CR 54
CR 19.5 between CR 34 and CR38
CR 17 between CR 50 & 52
CR 54 between SH 257 & CR 13
CR 9.5 from the Southwest Service Center north to SH 66
CR 15 between Hwy 34 and CR 54
CR 56 between CR 13 and CR 15
54th St Rd between 65th Avenue and 49th Street
CR 54 from Evans City limits to CR 45
CR 46 at SH 60 to US 85
Two Rivers Pkwy south of CR 54 (37th Street) to SH 60
CR 394 from US 85
CR 31 between CR 46 and CR 394
CR 33 between CR 46 and CR 394
CR 35 between CR 46 and CR 394
CR 53 between Highway 34 and CR 60.5 (S. Platte River bridge waiting for the last minute to close)
CR 44 West from Highway 85
CR 52 between LaSalle city limits and CR 41
CR 53 from US 34 to CR 60.5
Fern Avenue from 60.5 to E. 18th Street to CR 58 & CR 47.5
CR 28 from I-25 to 13
CR 388 from CR 53 to CR 59
CR 61 on both sides of Bridge damaged from CR 59 to US 34
Bridge on CR 17 at CR 52 is impassable
Bridge on CR 13
Bridge on CR 17/44 impassable
Intersection of CR 46 and CR 17
Monitoring 3rd Street and 8th Street
Closed from the intersection of CR 17 & 52 west to CR 15.5 north to CR 54
25th Avenue from O Street to F Street

  • Erie

CR 10 between CR 3 and CR 5
Coal Creek Crossing at Cheesman Street in Historic Downtown
County Line Road and Araphoe (Standing Water)
CR 10.5 between CR 1 and Fletcher Drive
CR 1 between Kenosha Road and Highway 52
Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) Erie Municipal Airport is closed
Highway 52 from CR 1 to CR 5

  • Longmont

County Line Road from Highway 119 to Highway 52

  • Berthoud

CR 5 south of Highway 56
CR 7 south of Highway 56
1st Street south of Highway 56
CR 44 from CR 11 to CR 13 – BigThompson overtopping

  • Windsor

CR 13 at the Poudre River
7th Street at Eastman Park Drive

  • Evans

Mandatory Evacuation of Evans east of US 85 and south from 31st Street to the river
US 85 south from 42nd Street
Evans Wastewater Plant Offline – State Notified

  • Platteville

CR 32.5 closed through Platteville

  • Johnstown

CR 17 (Parish Ave.) from Goldeneye south to CR46.5 to the north.
Hwy 60 Westbound at Angove.
All roads into Johstown are currently closed

  • Greeley

71st Avenue from O street to Poudre River
East 24th Street east of Cherry Avenue
95th Avenue from O Street to F Street
83rd Avenue from O Street to F Street


SH 72 at MP 50.5 near Allenspark – mudslide
SH 7 eastbound between 55th and Cherrvale in Boulder
SH 7 between SH 72 and Lyons (MP 19.2 to MP 33)
SH 14 between Walden and Ted’s Place – portions of highway wash out
SH 66 between 53rd and Lyons (Hygiene Exit – MP 32.6 to MP 20.5)
SH 119 between Boulder and Nederland (MP 25 to MP 41) – rockslide
SH 119 from I-25 to US 287
US 34 between Estes Park to Glade Road (MP 64.8 to MP 86.86)
US 36 between Boulder and Estes Park (MP 1 to MP 32)
US 36 westbound between McCaslin and Denver
US 36 eastbound between Table Mesa/Foothills and 96th
US 287 at MP 323.5 is almost over topping
Hwy 257 north of SH 60 closed water overtopping bridge
SH 66 between CR 13 and CR 19 Aurora detention pond failure
Hwy 60 between CR 17 and Hwy 257
SH 52 MP 4.67 (US 287) east to County Road 1 (MP 7.19)
SH 257 to SH 60
SH 402 between US 287 and I-25
SH 170 from SH 93 to Eldarado Springs
US 287 at Larimer County Road 4
US 287 Loveland from SH 402 to 5th Street
US 34 Business east of Greeley is closed at US 34 (east 18th street)
SH 257 from Eastman Park Drive to Crossroads Blvd (Windsor)
US 34 from MP 114 east of Greeley to Wiggins/I-76

Bridges Update For Fort Collins

  • Taft Hill Poudre River Crossing – Re-Opened
  • College Ave Poudre River Crossing – Re-Opened
  • Mullberry Rd Poudre River Crossing – Re-Opened
  • Lemay Ave Poudre River Crossing – Re-Opened
  • Overland Trail & Vine
  • Shields & Vine
  • Linden Street Bridge
  • Lincoln Avenue Bridge
  • Timberline Bridge

NEXT: Floods Wash Out Highway 34 - Pictures

Complete Larimer County Road Closure List

Interactive Road Closure Map

Closings as of 9:33 PM Saturday, September 14

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