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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Innovative use of Jaws-of-Life means repairs take minutes instead of hours

Jaws of life used to repair culvert

Designed to pry or cut the steel from mangled automobiles, we’re probably the only government organization to use the Jaws-of-Life to straighten the crushed ends of steel culverts. Arapahoe County Road and Bridge partnered with Byers Fire Department and t...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

17 Mile House barn preservation project completed

17 Mile House Barn

With the help of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado’s State Historical Fund, Arapahoe County Open Spaces has finished a seven-month project designed to stabilize and preserve this historic property.

The 17 Mile House is one of two mile houses in Colora...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Step back in time with 17 Mile House tours

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Complimentary tours of the house are provided by members of the Cherry Creek Historical Society on one Saturday per month. Visitors may drop by anytime during our Open House hours to learn about the history of the property and its significance to Colorado...

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