US 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon will be closed for nearly nine months starting Oct. 17.
Lyons' affordable housing was wiped out after the flood, and the town hasn't rebuilt. In Jamestown, the town is finding a "new normal."
Eight months after catastrophic floods, Lyons residents gather their stories of suffering and rebuilding.
Taking photographs and writing stories about the flood helped students at Lyons Senior High School deal with their losses.
Slideshow: The burgeoning cultural economy in Lyons, Colo., just miles outside Boulder, was hit particularly hard as the rains displaced artists, decimated studios and derailed cultural events.
Photographer Kenneth Wajda started the “I Am Lyons, Colorado” photo-blog project to help locals connect with their neighbors in the foothills town.