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Flood-impacted Colorado highways now open to bicycles

Dan Grunig, our executive director, toured flood-impacted state highways with the Colorado Department of Transportation in November to help identify any unique safety issues for bicyclists. The ride-along was just one step in conversations we’ve had with CDOT about the importance of reopening roads to bicycle traffic.

On Monday, CDOT announced that all flood-repaired roads are now open to cyclists! We are grateful to CDOT for including us in discussions to make sure all road users—including those who ride bicycles—have access.

Check the CDOT website for the list of open highways any updates as conditions may change.

Also, Boulder County has created a map that shows which county roads are open to bikes. You can find more information here.

If you ride these roads, be aware that you may encounter heavy construction traffic, utility work, flaggers, soft shoulders and more. We extend our encouragement and support to the residents and businesses in these areas as they take one more step toward a return to normalcy.

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Bicycle Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver. We use advocacy, education and passion to make Colorado one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the nation. We encourage and promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado. With the support of our members and numerous partnerships across the public and private sector, we’ve made significant strides in improving bicycling since 1992.


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