Glenwood Canyon Closed Due to Duck Pond Fire

UPDATE (4/17 6:00PM) Areas evacuated are now under pre-evacuation notice. Residents and business owners may return. Proof of residency will be required though as those areas are still off-limits to members of the public. The fire burned 88 acres so far and is 60 percent contained. UPDATE (4/16 11:00PM) Some evacuations have been lifted. More … Read more

9th Street Paving Project In Silt

On Monday April 4th the Town of Silt will be doing a paving project on 9th street.   9th Street will be closed from the roundabout to Orchard Ave till at least Wednesday night.  Crews are milling the old road off and laying a new asphalt road.   Detours will be in place for the duration of … Read more

I-70 Westbound Open at Dotsero after being Closed for several hours due to an Accident in Glenwood Canyon

Update:  As of 12:45AM I-70 Westbound through Glenwood Canyon is open.  Traffic in the area is still slow, please drive carefully. Update:  As of 12:00AM on Monday (3/27) Westbound I-70 remains closed east of Dotsero (MM133). Crews continue to work to clear the accident scene.  Traffic that was stuck in the canyon has been let … Read more

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.