Parts of Glenwood Canyon bike path closed
High water from spring runoff has forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to close several sections of the Glenwood Canyon bike path from Shoshone to the Hanging Lake rest area and from Siloam Springs to Bair Ranch.
Crews will continue to monitor the path daily. The closure began around noon Sunday.
Cyclists and pedestrians can still access the path from Glenwood Springs to the Grizzly Creek rest area. Bair Ranch rest area to Hanging Lake rest area was open Monday afternoon, but crews expect it to flood in the next few days, with river flows expected to run around 11,000 cubic feet per second.
Cyclists and pedestrians interested in using the path should frequently check the statewide alert tab on the CDOT website, COtrip.org, for updates. In order to maintain safety, CDOT reminds cyclists and pedestrians to obey all warning and closure signs.
Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot.
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