Colorado races to replace roads washed away by floodwaters before winter descends on Rockies

  • by: BEN NEARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 20, 2013 - 8:13 PM

BOULDER, Colo. — With snow already dusting Colorado's highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding, in some cases laying down crude, one-lane gravel roads just to throw a lifeline to isolated towns before winter descends.

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