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Highway 7 Repairs Through Lyons Complete Nearly A Decade After Devastating Floods

LYONS, Colo. (CBS4)- Nearly a decade after devastating floods ripped through parts of Colorado, repairs on Highway 7 through Lyons are finally complete. The Colorado Department of Transportation has worked to make the highway more resilient in case of another flood.

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This infrastructure project is the final flood recovery project.

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The September 2013 floods caused millions of dollars in damage, destroyed highways, roads and homes.

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While the highway will reopen for passenger traffic, it will remain closed to cyclists until November.

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