Mud Season brings road issue to surface

Column by Hal Walter

Local Roads – April 2007 – Colorado Central Magazine

THE WINTER FROM HELL has become the mud season from hell. It’s been reported that a neighbor yanked the front end off another vehicle trying to pull it out of the mud.

I tend to believe this story, considering that the last 100 yards of my road is a veritable quagmire. My truck sinks nearly to the hubs if I try to drive out of here in the mid-afternoon. It spins in the goo and just inches its way along until it hits dry ground. We don’t even attempt this in the Subaru for fear the car and its occupants may never be seen again.

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