April 26, 2012
A wall of dirt and rock comes tumbling down a hillside on Colorado Highway 131 in between Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek. The Colorado Department of Transportation was widening and improving a three-mile stretch of highway in Oak Creek Canyon.
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Northwest Colorado’s two state legislators have often found themselves on opposite ends of the highway on transportation bills.
Construction crews will return to Colorado Highway 131 between Oak Creek and Steamboat Springs on Monday to resume a project to widen the two-lane road and make it safer.