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UPDATE: Highway 133 south of Carbondale reopens after mudslide

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.