Road & Bridge

PRESS RELEASE
July 19, 2011

Monday evening, July 18, brought a cloudburst over the lower section of County Road 100 (Catherine Store Road), causing several debris flows. The Garfield County Road and Bridge Department sent out crews to areas where debris had collected on road sections, making them impassable. An estimated three feet of small diameter hail fell in the area.

The county will examine the damage in the coming weeks and culvert and road repair will follow, with traffic delays expected.

County Road 100 debris has been cleared following the storm Monday evening.
County Road 100 debris has been cleared following the storm Monday evening.
A severe thunderstorm eroded the shoulder of this section of County Road 100.
A severe thunderstorm eroded the shoulder of this section of County Road 100.
Flattened vegetation and rocks demonstrate the force of the harsh rain that fell Monday evening, cutting along the side of County Road 100.
Flattened vegetation and rocks demonstrate the force of the harsh rain that fell Monday evening, cutting along the side of County Road 100.
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