Highway rebuild done as other work starts

Reconstruction of Colorado Highway 145 north of Dolores is finished, more than two months after a pair of boulders weighing a combined 11 million pounds tumbled onto the highway. Photo courtesy Colorado Department of Transportation
WESTERN COLORADO Crews have finished reconstruction of a section of Colorado Highway 145 between Telluride and Cortez that was destroyed by a massive rockslide in May. The $1.2 million project, which started in mid-June, was completed within the scheduled nine-week time frame, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The total cost included the initial emergency response, rock…

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