Flash Flood Warning Issued for the Grizzly Creek Burn Scar & Surrounding Area, Glenwood Canyon Now Open

Update:  6:28PM, After a 2 hour closure Glenwood Canyon has reopened and traffic is moving.  The National Weather service has kept the Flash Flood Warning in place until 7:15PM, and CDOT will keep crews on stand by to close the canyon again if needed. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning that … Read more

27th Street Bridge in Glenwood Springs Re-Opened, But Expect Delays in the Morning

Update:  Tuesday Afternoon, crews have installed temporary barriers at the northwest corner of the 27th Street & Grand Avenue Intersection and the intersection is completely open. Update:  At 8PM the 27th street bridge has been reopened. Tomorrow (08/31) expect one lane of traffic with alternating directions between 9AM & 1PM while crews install a temporary … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday Morning

After being closed for a little more then 36 hours, Glenwood Canyon opened this morning at 5:18AM. Crews did have to clear some small slides after a Thursday full of rain, but no major slides or damage occoured. CDOT reminds every one that the canyon can still be closed for safety concerns when need.  Please … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Remains Closed Due to Safety Concerns & Incoming Weather

Update:  5:18AM, CDOT opened the canyon after a day full of rain on Thursday.  Please travel safely.   Update:  6:15AM, Glenwood Canyon remains closed for safety due to the incoming weather.  CDOT crews continue to monitor the weather and assess the conditions in the canyon. There is no estimated time of reopening.   Update:  11:00PM, … Read more

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