UPDATE: Highway 133 south of Carbondale reopens after mudslide | PostIndependent.com

UPDATE: Highway 133 south of Carbondale reopens after mudslide

Post Independent Carbondale news graphic

UPDATE, 10:53 p.m.: Colorado Highway 133 has reopened in both directions after a mudslide closed the roadway for more than 5-1/2 hours Saturday night.

The slide occurred at mile marker 57 near Avalanche Creek, just north of Redstone, according to Pitkin County emergency alerts.

A heavy rainstorm was passing across the Crystal River Valley when the slide occurred around 5 p.m. Saturday. A flash flood warning was issued for the area.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.