Glenwood Canyon Will Partially Re-Open on Saturday

The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that Glenwood Canyon will partially re-open sometime on Saturday, August 14th. Thanks to the hard work of CDOT crews, the canyon should be partially open with one lane in each direction. Cleanup operations will continue through Saturday and beyond as long as weather allows.  Crews will be concentrating … Read more

Independence Pass Is Closed

Independence pass has been closed due to multiple Mudslides. There is no estimated time for reopening. Reminder, do not use Cottonwood, or Hagerman passes. CDOT still recommending the northern detour route using Hwy 13, US 40, Hwy 9.

I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon Opens Early

Due to a favorable weather forecast, CDOT has decided to open Glenwood Canyon about an hour earlier then originally planned. Keep in mind that there are several sections of I-70 East & West bound, that will have reduced speeds, and still be down to one lane with crews working on the pervious debris flow clean … Read more

Highway 133 is closed in both directions due to a Rockslide

Update:  At 6:45AM this morning Sunday (7/25) crews were able to open Hwy 133 at MM50. The single lane closure at MM53 is still in place from the mudslide on Thursday. Please Drive Carefully.   Hwy 133 is closed in both directions between Redstone and McClure pass at MM50 due to a rock slide. There … Read more

I-70 is Open in Both Directions Through Glenwood Canyon

CDOT crews have opened eastbound I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. Traffic can now utilize I-70 in both directions through Glenwood Canyon for the first time in over 48 hours. A reminder CDOT will close the canyon for safety if a flash flood warning is issued by the national weather service. Currently the Glenwood Canyon area is … Read more

Westbound I-70 Open Through Glenwood Canyon

As of 4:30AM Saturday(7/24) morning CDOT was able to open the Westbound lanes of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. Eastbound will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time, as Engineers and crews survey and determine the status of the structure under the eastbound lanes. 3 drainages were impacted by the rain storms on Thursday afternoon.  … Read more

Mudslide on Avalanche Creek Road

There has been a mudslide on Avalanche Creek Road (in the Crystal Valley) approximately 1/2 mile off Hwy 133. Crews will not be able to clear the slide due to the risk of further slides overnight.  Anyone camping or recreating in the area will have hunker down until morning when crews can survey the area … Read more

I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon will be Closed Overnight

I-70 in Glenwood Canyon is closed in both directions again this evening due to several debris flows that occurred around 5:30 p.m. this evening. The extended closure is between Exit 116 (Glenwood Springs) and Exit 133 (Dotsero), with an additional closure point at Exit 87 (West Rifle). Crews are continuing to assess the slide areas, … Read more

I-70 Closed through Glenwood Canyon Due to Flash Flood Warning

I-70 is closed in both directions from Glenwood Springs (MM116) and Dotsero (MM133) due to a flash flood warning issued by the national weather service. Eastbound traffic is being diverted on to Hwy 13 at west Rifle (MM87) local traffic will be allowed to continue on the interstate to Glenwood Springs, where the interstate is … Read more

Hwy 133 Closed Due to Mudslide

Update (7/21 7:45 AM): Highway 133 is open with one lane of alternating traffic. Delays are expected as cleanup continues. Update:  At 11:35 Crews have moved the closure to the Redstone Blvd intersection.  All lanes are blocked due to the mudslide. Hwy 133 between MM53 & 54 is closed due to a mudslide just north … Read more