A few weeks ago, there was a massive rockslide in southwest Colorado and a giant boulder fell onto Highway 145.

The highway is still down to one lane because of the 8.5 million pound boulder.

So the state just figured out a solution: Instead of moving the rock, it'll actually be cheaper to move the entire highway.

It would've cost about $1.5 million to blast the boulder, move the pieces, and then repair the road, but it'll only cost $1.3 million to just rebuild the road.

So now they're going to rebuild that section of the highway and route it around the boulder.

Read more at Out There Colorado.

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