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July 13, 2016

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Additional Cold Springs Fire neighborhoods to open permanently to residents today at 3 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Incident
Management 2 Team Black

Public Call Center: 303-413-7730



Twitter: #ColdSpringsFire

Cold Springs Fire – Media Release

and residents who live on Timberline Road, Horseshoe Trail, Tungsten Road,
Switzerland Trail off Boulder Canyon (near Horseshoe Trail), west along Ridge
Road from the zero to 1100 block (generally west of Hurricane Hill) and Boulder
Canyon between Nederland town limits and Hurricane Hill will be allowed to
permanently return to their homes at 3 p.m. today.

The reason for the delay until 3 p.m. is that substantial fire fighting resources need to be pulled off of Boulder Canyon Road at Hurricane Hill, and the implementation of that movement will take until 3 p.m.

Other Road Information

  • Ridge
    Road remains closed from the 1200 block to the 2600 block.
  • Cold Springs Road in
    its entirety remains closed.
  • Boulder Canyon/SH119 will remain closed to all traffic between Hurricane
    Hill and Summer Road in order for fire operations to continue.
  • From Nederland, residents can drive east on 119 up to Hurricane Hill, and from Boulder, residents can drive west on 119 to Boulder Falls (Summer Access). No traffic will be allowed through the section from Boulder Falls to Hurricane Hill.

As of
11 a.m. this morning, as previously released, residents who live in the 2600
– 5300 block of Ridge Road, Thunder Ridge Road, Conifer Road, Cougar Run,
Alpine Vista, Shady Hollow, Shady Hollow Court, Rocky Knob Lane, and the 2300
block of Cold Spring Road will be allowed to permanently return home, as all
fire operations will move west of the Saint-Anton Highlands and Falls Pointe
subdivisions. The only ingress and egress into the Saint-Anton Highlands and
Falls Pointe subdivisions will only be via Summer Road.

The Nederland Transfer station will also be accepting spoiled food,
general trash, and recyclables and is open for extended hours from 8 a.m. –
6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 to Sunday, July 17.