Updated Report: Flooding Near Boulder, Colorado
Beginning Thursday, September 12, 2013, the cumulative effects of a week of heavy rain began affecting BNSF main tracks at locations near Denver, Colorado. The affected BNSF locations are listed below.
The track at South Colorado Springs, Colorado was returned to service at 8:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, September 13, 2013. South Colorado Springs, Colorado is approximately 72 miles south of Denver, Colorado.
The tracks at Boulder, Colorado and Loveland, Colorado are out of service due to multiple washouts. Boulder, Colorado is approximately 30 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, and Loveland, Colorado is approximately 52 miles north of Denver, Colorado. No estimated return to service has been issued. Customers between Broomfield, Colorado, and Dixon, Colorado, will not be serviced until track is restored.
The tracks at Messex, Colorado and Sterling, Colorado are out of service due to multiple washouts. Messex, Colorado is approximately 110 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado, and Sterling, Colorado is approximately 130 miles north of Denver, Colorado. No estimated return to service has been issued.
BNSF will continue to provide you with information as it becomes available.