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PHOTOS: Gov. Jared Polis tours damage to Glenwood Canyon after recent debris slides

Construction crews work on the lower deck of Interstate 70 as seen from the damaged portion of the upper westbound deck near milepost 123.5.
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A large tree sits in the Colorado River after flowing down from one of the drainages in Glenwood Canyon after recent flash flooding.
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CDOT crews continue working at the Blue Gulch drainage near milepost 123.5 in Glenwood Canyon on Wednesday morning.
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Damage to the upper westbound deck is seen at milepost 123.5 on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon at the Blue Gulch drainage.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks with Shoshana Lew, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, during a tour of the damage left by the mudslides and debris flows to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon on Wednesday morning.
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Construction crews work to assess a 15-foot hole in the lower eastbound decks of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon at milepost 123.5.
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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks with Shoshana Lew, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, and Mike Goolsby, CDOT incident commander, during a tour of the damage left by the mudslides and debris flows to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon, on Wednesday morning.
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Extreme damage to both the east and westbound decks of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon near milepost 123.5 is seen on Wednesday morning at the Blue Gulch drainage.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
A massive debris flow sits in the Colorado River after washing down the Devils Hole drainage in Glenwood Canyon near milepost 125.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
Construction crews work on the lower deck of Interstate 70 as seen from the damaged portion of the upper westbound deck near milepost 123.5.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis looks at a map of drainages inside Glenwood Canyon created by the White River National Forest while touring the debris flow damage to Interstate 70 on Wednesday morning.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
Crews work to clean the dirt and remaining mud from the roadways in Glenwood Canyon on Wednesday.
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Evidence of a debris flow in a drainage in Glenwood Canyon near milepost 125.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks with Shoshana Lew, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, and Mike Goolsby, CDOT incident commander, during a tour of the damage left by the mud and debris slides to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon on Wednesday morning.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent

Visual Journalist Chelsea Self can be reached at 970-384-9108 or cself@postindependent.com.


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