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4 years 1 week ago

Highway 50 through Cotopaxi reopens

News First 5's Andy Koen has just called into the newsroom from Cotopaxi to report that the section of Colorado Highway 50 that had been closed for the past several days has just reopened. CDOT crews have been working day and night to clear tons of boulders that fell to...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Rock removal continues near Cotopaxi

Rock removal continues on Highway 50 west of Cotopaxi to remove rubble from a rock slide that happened Monday. Crews worked until sundown yesterday and all morning trying to break the larger boulders into smaller pieces so they can be hauled away. Workers are using drills and blasting...

3 years 10 months ago

Rock slide will keep Highway 50 closed Tuesday

Tuesday morning, a geologist with the Colorado Department of Transportation will assess how dangerous and unstable a rock slide sitting on Highway 50 really is. The massive slide happened late Monday afternoon, west of the small town of Cotopaxi, shutting down Highway 50 in both directions. C-DOT workers...

5 years 3 months ago

Artist Jeanne-Claude dies

The artist Jeanne-Claude has died. She created the 2005 art installation in Central Park called "The Gates" with her husband, Christo, along with other eye-popping fabric installations around the world. Her family says Jeanne-Claude died Wednesday night at a New York hospital from complications of a brain aneurysm. In February...

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