Boulder County has closed Lefthand Canyon




From the Times Call:

Boulder County has closed Lefthand Canyon and James Canyon to cyclists until May 1 while crews remove major debris hazards and continue road construction there.

County officials also encouraged motorists to avoid the canyons' roads unless travel is necessary. The closings to cyclists began on Friday and are to be in effect seven days a week.

County Transportation director George Gerstle said in a news release that the closings of Lefthand and James canyons' roads are “due to unsafe conditions on the roadways such as steep drop-offs along the roadways from washed-away ditches and washed-away roadside shoulders, plus the increased volumes of heavy construction and road maintenance equipment along compromised roadways.”

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Did the same thing!!!

yeah my buddy and I rode up there also and we turned back when it got way out of control, just pass olde Stage before Lee Hill, that was mountain bike territory. No signs anywhere and we got conflicting information about Lefthand being open / closed.

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