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Colorado Department of Transportation worker Jason Simpson knocks off a large loose rock above U.S. Highway 40 between Hayden and Steamboat Springs on Wednesday.

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CDOT seeks rock fix along US Highway 40 between Steamboat and Hayden

Crews are working to mitigate danger worsened by springtime temperature changes

Sometimes, all it took was a touch from Jason Simpson’s crowbar, and large boulders would come loose and crash below him on U.S. Highway 40. Other times, it took a little more convincing. Simpson is part of the Colorado Department of Transportation crew that has been trying to mitigate the rock danger along the cliffs between Steamboat Springs and Hayden.

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