Should Post-Flood Colorado Rebuild Or Build Better?

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Thu September 26, 2013

Should Post-Flood Colorado Rebuild Or Build Better?

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Rampaging floodwater gouged 200 miles of Colorado roads and damaged or tore away 50 bridges. The estimated tab for that infrastructure alone is $430 million. In light of redrawn river beds and floodplains, how should Colorado look to recover?
Source: Csmonitor · Via: Luke Runyon
The Colorado floods are leading to a massive rebuilding effort, but with winter closing in, the question is whether the state can wait to rebuild better and smarter, or whether it must simply move fast.