A strong cold front will move through Southern Colorado on Tuesday. It will bring much colder temperatures (especially in the afternoon), strong wind, & a few rain and snow showers. Light accumulations and poor visibility possible for a time by late afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Bottomline, your Tuesday will feel a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
DENVER (AP) -- Utah National Guard soldiers are coming to Colorado to help rebuild one of the highways leading to Rocky Mountain National Park.
About 120 soldiers were traveling to Colorado Friday. They're expected to start work today rebuilding U.S. Highway 36 from Lyons to Estes Park, which was badly damaged in last month's floods.
Colorado is paying the soldiers with state funds because of the federal shutdown. However, the state will eventually seek reimbursement for much of the $500,000 cost.
The soldiers are members of an engineer battalion which has built roads in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as after Hurricane Katrina.
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