Study next in Dillon Dam Road dispute |

Study next in Dillon Dam Road dispute

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

DENVER ” Denver Water, the state’s biggest water provider, has ordered a study to determine whether the road over Dillon Dam needs to be rerouted.

Surrounding communities and their leaders have resisted a closure of the road, particularly since they say they were not involved in discussions that led up to it.

Discussions on whether the road needed to be closed were held behind closed doors.

Board members were concerned that if they made concerns public, the dam might be attacked before it could be protected, said Denver Water spokeswoman Stacy Chesney. No specific threats have been made.

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