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Last updated 9:57AM ET
December 13, 2017
KSUT Regional
KSUT Regional
Storm Fallout Continues
(2008-01-31)
(ksut) - HOST LEAD: Fallout from this week's snowstorm continues to be felt around Durango.
KSUT's Victor Locke has this update.

VICTOR: LaPlata County building and emergency officials are sounding a warning about snowloads on roofs.
They did some calculations and estimate buildings constructed in the Durango and Bayfield areas after the mid-1980s are at approximately 56% of their snow load capacity.
Areas above 8,000 feet in elevation have experienced more snow, and a heavier snow, than Durango and Bayfield, and they say buildings in those areas are likely approaching their snow load capacities.
To avoid structural damage or collapse, city and county building officials are recommending snow removal on roofs for all buildings located at 8,000 feet and above, on HUD manufactured homes which are located above the elevations of Durango and Bayfield, and on any buildings in LaPlata county, constructed before the mid-1980s when building code enforcement of snowload levels took effect.
Additionally, C-DOT and Durango road crews are engaging in a coordinated overnight effort to clear snow on North Main from Camino Del Rio to Animas View Drive, on the road, sidewalks, curbs and gutters.
Southbound lanes will be cleaned starting at 9 tonight, Northbound lanes at 9 tomorrow night, with a final cleanup set for Saturday starting at night.
From KSUT, I'm Victor Locke.
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