Rockslide closes Lenado road |

Rockslide closes Lenado road

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

WOODY CREEK – A large rockslide closed Woody Creek Road between Woody Creek and Lenado on Monday afternoon.

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the slide, at approximately mile post 6, shortly before 5 p.m.

The county’s Road and Bridge Department was notified and, after a deputy confirmed the road was impassable, a St. Anthony’s Flight for Life helicopter was put on standby in case of a medical emergency beyond the road closure. The Aspen Fire Department was also notified and a Mountain Rescue Aspen team was put on standby, as well.

The road crew was able to partially clear the road by 7:45 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

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