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Work on Roaring River Bridge Will Close Automobile Access to Endovalley Road In Rocky Mountain National Park In May

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Date: May 1, 2013
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

On Tuesday, May 7, work is scheduled to begin on the surface of the Roaring River Bridge near the Alluvial Fan in Rocky Mountain National Park. This work will take place from Tuesday through Thursday for three weeks, weather permitting. It will be completed by Thursday, May 23.      

Access will be allowed to the east Alluvial Fan parking lot but the road will be closed beyond that point Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Parking is limited. Visitors can walk on the Alluvial Fan trail to access the Endovalley road beyond where the bridge work is taking place, the Endovalley picnic area and old Fall River Road. Bicyclists will be allowed to drive over the bridge when work stoppages allow. Bridge work will not take place Fridays through Mondays.         

For more information about Rocky Mountain National Park, please call the park's Information Office at (970) 586-1206 or visit www.nps.gov/romo

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In 2004 there were 190 Search and Rescue incidents in the park, a very small number considering there were about 3 million visitors to the park in that same time period.