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Photos: Red Mountain Pass closure to continue through weekend, maybe longer

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Here are more photos of the area, presented in chronological order. The captions feature text from CDOT.

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Courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation/Dan Bender, La Plata County Sheriff's Office
"Rockfall zone denoted on this 1-13-14 photo gives size perspective."

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Courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation/Dan Bender, La Plata County Sheriff's Office
"Rocks began cascading onto road at 10 a.m., 1-15-14."

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Courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation/Dan Bender, La Plata County Sheriff's Office
"San Miguel Power addresses downed pole, 1-15-14."

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Courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation/Dan Bender, La Plata County Sheriff's Office
"Yenter Companies rockfall crews rappel down to rockfall site with a spotter up above, 1-16-14."
Continue to see more photos and two videos of the rock slide area and the efforts to get U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass reopened.

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Ty Fife
Ty Fife

I think I barely made it through Whitney Kidd. It has been closed for almost two weeks.

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