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Photos: Highway 119 damage


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From left, a guard rail makes its way down into newly laid soil near part of Highway 119 that was washed out by the September flooding. The major artery to U.S. 36 was shut down for nearly a month while the road was repaired. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

From left, a guard rail makes its way down into newly laid soil near part of Highway 119 that was washed out by the September flooding. The major artery to U.S. 36 was shut down for nearly a month while the road was repaired. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Pipes that contain drinking water, run, esposed, alongside Boulder Creek near Highway 119. The piping was exposed when massive flooding eroded the creek's embankment. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Pipes that contain drinking water, run, esposed, alongside Boulder Creek near Highway 119. The piping was exposed when massive flooding eroded the creek’s embankment. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Tire tracks, hardened in mud, give a hint at the type of work that was needed to be done in Boulder Canyon to get it re-opened nearly a month after the flooding. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Tire tracks, hardened in mud, give a hint at the type of work that was needed to be done in Boulder Canyon to get it re-opened nearly a month after the flooding. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Part of a bridge sits destroyed over Boulder Creek a few miles up Highway 119. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Part of a bridge sits destroyed over Boulder Creek a few miles up Highway 119. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Parts of a destroyed bridge and other debris sit in Boulder Creek nearly a month after the flooding. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Parts of a destroyed bridge and other debris sit in Boulder Creek nearly a month after the flooding. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

A road marker lies in the mud ten feet away from the edge of Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

A road marker lies in the mud ten feet away from the edge of Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Parts of a tree that were recently cut into smaller parts sit next to Boulder Creek up in the canyon. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

Parts of a tree that were recently cut into smaller parts sit next to Boulder Creek up in the canyon. (Robert R. Denton/CU News Corps)

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Explanatory Multimedia Reporting from CU Boulder Journalism Students
Photos: Highway 119 damage