US 40 reopen after rockslide (with video) |

US 40 reopen after rockslide (with video)

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 6:32 p.m.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — U.S. Highway 40 is reopened, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation, after a rockslide closed the road for about 5 hours on Sunday.

A rockslide closed the highway east of the Yampa Valley Regional Airport around 1 p.m. Sunday. The highway is closed in both directions, and authorities currently do not have an estimate of when it will reopen.

The rockslide was in Mount Harris Canyon, near mile marker 116 and close to the intersection of U.S. 40 and Routt County Road 52.

This story will be updated as more information comes available.

To reach Kari Dequine Harden, call 970-871-4205, email or follow her on Twitter @kariharden.

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