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Update: A map of evacuation and other affected areas in and around Durango
Fire crews are monitoring the weather around the 416 fire north of Durango, Colo. which started two weeks ago.
U.S. Highway 550 is open until 6 p.m. for traffic escorted by law enforcement, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The south closure checkpoint has been moved to mile marker 39.5 to the Glacier Club entrance.
Residents were allowed to return their residences and businesses on the west side of U.S. Highway 550 between mile marker 33.5 at Honeyville up to the south closure checkpoint at the Glacier Club entrance, according to the La Plata County Government Facebook page.
Residents on the east side of U.S. Highway 550 were allowed to return to their homes to the Animas River from Albrecht/Mead Lane north to Rockwood. Those residents remain on pre-evacuation notice.
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