Crews address issues on Elk River in North Routt
Temperatures remained low at high elevations Friday, stalling snowmelt
June 3, 2011
Affected Routt County roads
■ C.R. 80 — As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, the road had slid into the canyon at Barnes Hill in California Park north of Hayden. County crews were assessing the damage.
■ As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, crews had removed snags from the Elk River at Moon Hill Bridge (C.R. 129) and in Hinman Park (C.R. 64)
■ C.R.129 is closed 5 miles north of Columbine, where it washed out near Midnight Ranch.
■ C.R. 44 — As of 4:45 p.m. Friday, the wing walls on the Roper Bridge were observed to be failing.
■ C.R. 52E — Also at 4:45 p.m. Friday, 52E near Deep Creek in the mid Elk River Valley, Salt Creek was eroding the road near its bridge.