Pueblo County

Resurfacing of US 50 between Pueblo and Avondale will begin June 13 

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The Colorado Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Martin Marietta, will be resurfacing US Highway 50 between Mile Post 316.5 and MP 331. 

The project will start at the intersection of US 50 and Bonforte Boulevard in Pueblo and continue east on US 50 to Avondale Boulevard. 

Other improvements that will be done to the roadway include micro-surfacing, bridge work, guardrail replacement, ADA ramps, and possible slope paving. 

Rangers at Lake Pueblo State Park respond to call of a capsized boat near north picnic area

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At 7:37 p.m. Sunday, May 29, Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers at Lake Pueblo State Park responded to a call of a capsized boat near the park's North Picnic Area. 

Witnesses reported 13 people (eight juveniles and five adults) were onboard a small boat in high winds when the boat capsized. 

When CPW Rangers arrived in a patrol boat, all 13 were in the 60-degree water. Rangers rescued eight juveniles and three adults.