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US 6 over Loveland Pass closed by mudslide

By: Associated Press
May 28, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014 at 7:13 am
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photo - This photo from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows where a mudslide has covered U.S. Highway 6 near Silver Plume, Colo., Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The slide covered about 75 feet of roadway to a depth of about seven feet on the centerline of the road on the eastern side of Loveland Pass. There were no reports of injuries or damage to vehicles traveling the road about 45 miles west of Denver. The road will remain closed until at least Wednesday so geologist can examine the stability of the slope. (AP Photo/Colorado DOT)
This photo from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows where a mudslide has covered U.S. Highway 6 near Silver Plume, Colo., Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The slide covered about 75 feet of roadway to a depth of about seven feet on the centerline of the road on the eastern side of Loveland Pass. There were no reports of injuries or damage to vehicles traveling the road about 45 miles west of Denver. The road will remain closed until at least Wednesday so geologist can examine the stability of the slope. (AP Photo/Colorado DOT) 

SILVER PLUME — There's no estimate yet for when US Highway 6 over Loveland Pass could reopen following a mudslide.

A slide about 75 feet wide buried the highway east of the pass with 7 feet of debris on Tuesday.

Photographs showed full grown pine trees, boulders and mud on the two-lane highway.

Colorado transportation officials hope to have at least one lane reopened soon.

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