Following are closings and cancellations due to today’s heavy snow storm:

ROADS

U.S. 36 is closed both directions from Boulder to about Louisville.

Dillon Road in Broomfield is closing from 287 to 120th Street to clear out stranded vehicles.

Colo. 119 up Boulder Canyon has intermittent openings in both directions as conditions allow.

The Wadsworth Boulevard overpass is closed in both directions.

Colo. 52 has re-opened in both directions.

CITIES AND COUNTY

Boulder city and county offices closed at noon due to the weather. The closure includes administrative offices, libraries, recreation centers, senior centers and the Municipal Court.

All essential services will remain open, including police, fire and streets maintenance.

All city meetings scheduled for today have been postponed.

All city administrative offices will open Friday at 8 a.m., while city libraries will open at 10 a.m., senior centers at 7:30 a.m. and recreation centers at 8 a.m.

Boulder County Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee meeting tonight has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Louisville’s City Hall and recreation center will be closed at 1 p.m. The Louisville Public Library and the Historic Museum are closed all day.

Erie’s Town Hall and Community Center closed at 1:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. today respectively

Lafayette’s City Hall, the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center and all other “non-essential” offices are closed, and officials say the closure could extend through Friday as well.

Longmont closed city facilities at 1 p.m.

The Town of Superior offices closed at noon today.

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Scores of flights, including all Southwest Airlines flights, at Denver International Airport cancelled. Contact your airline for specific flights affected.

SCHOOLS

Except for essential personnel, the University of Colorado at Boulder campus is closed. Classes are not in session due to spring break and Friday is a regularly scheduled university holiday. The university will resume normal operations on Monday, March 30.

St. Vrain Valley schools are closed

Boulder Valley schools â with students and teachers already on spring break â closed all other district operations except for those involving essential personnel

SERVICES

The YMCA’s in Boulder and Lafayette closed at 1 p.m. today and all programs and classes are canceled.A late opening is schedule for Friday depending on travel conditions. For updates, visit www.ymcabv.org.

Kaiser Permanente will close all medical and administrative offices at 3 p.m. today including the Baseline Medical Offices, 580 Mohawk Drive, Boulder ; Rock Creek Medical Offices , 280 Exempla Circle, Lafayette; and Longmont Medical Offices, 2345 Bent Way. For information, call 303-338-4545. Essential medical personnel in need of a ride and needing to get to area hospitals can call 303-857-7992 for information.

Meals on Wheels home deliveries and lunch at West Senior Center’s Café Classico is canceled for today.

ENTERTAINMENT

Nissi’s in Lafayette has canceled its dueling pianos performance tonight. Tickets for tonight’s show will be honored next month.

The Boulder Theater has postponed its screening of the movie “Fuel.” It has been rescheduled to April 14 and tickets for tonight’s screening will be honored.

The admissions gate to the Denver Zoo will close at 11 a.m. today, with the zoo closing at noon. The zoo’s education and other programs scheduled for today, Tot trekkers, Bunk with the Beasts and Outreach programs, are cancelled for this afternoon. The zoo plans to reopen at its normal 9 a.m. time Friday.

Archived comments

29th Street is closing at 1:00.Borders is closing at 2:00.Many of the restaurants have already closed.

jklein1981@yahoo.com

3/26/2009 12:54:30 PM

Boulder-bound US36 was reopened around 5:25. (I was at the McCaslin exit when the plows came through and DOT opened the on ramp.)

From http://boulderoem.com/status.html

“17:23â . U.S. 36 between Table Mesa and McCaslin is open in both directions. National Guard is patrolling Hwy 36 from City of Boulder to Broomfield County to check on stranded motorists and abandoned vehicles.”

dgrinbergs

3/26/2009 7:14:45 PM