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Artists Ready To Paint On Fresh Concrete Canvas In Pueblo And Regain The World Record for Largest Outdoor Mural

The last section of the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo will be resurfaced this winter. Here, the old surface containing the mural is being taken down, while the new surface is clean. Planning for new art is underway. – Photo … Continue reading

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Work on Pueblo Levee Wrapping Up for the Season

Work on the Arkansas River levee that protects downtown Pueblo from flooding is winding down for the season. Planning for the next phase is underway. Removing and replacing the concrete facing from more than a half mile of the original … Continue reading

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A Reprieve for Pueblo’s Corn Maiden Mural

As repairs on the aging Arkansas River levee move ahead, heavy equipment will cut through the image of a corn maiden, along with scores of other paintings that cover the 2.8-mile long levee. Construction workers are taking extra care as … Continue reading

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Arkansas River Levee Work Expected to Resume in February

The Pueblo Conservancy District is moving forward to find a contractor for the next phase of work to repair the Arkansas River Levee. Contractors will need to remove 12 feet of dirt and concrete from the top of the existing … Continue reading

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As Pueblo levee repair project moves forward, documentation is planned for world’s largest mural

The largest mural in the world will be destroyed due to forthcoming major repairs to the aging Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, Colorado. Built following the deadly 1921 flood, the levee needs to meet post-Hurricane Katrina flood insurance requirements. Local … Continue reading

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Repairs to Pueblo levee to destroy world’s largest mural

The largest mural in the world will be destroyed due to forthcoming major repairs to the aging Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, Colorado. Built following the deadly 1921 flood, the levee needs to meet post-Hurricane Katrina flood insurance requirements. Local … Continue reading

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