I-70 Eastbound Open at New Castle after Being Closed most of the Afternoon

Update:  At approximately 4:30PM CDOT opened eastbound I-70 at New Castle.  Law enforcement had to complete a lengthy investigation after the crash that involved high speeds. Slow traffic will remain in the area for a short time.  Please drive carefully.   Around 12:00PM this afternoon CDOT closed Eastbound I-70 at New Castle to an accident … Read more

I-70 Eastbound On & Off Ramps Now Open at Glenwood Springs

Update:  As of 4:50PM crews have reopened the eastbound on & off ramps at the Glenwood Springs interchange (MM116). Please drive carefully. The eastbound on & off ramps at Glenwood Springs (MM116) will be closed for an extended amount of time due to a semi rolling over as it was trying to make the turn … Read more

Eastbound I-70 Moving Slowly after Accident has Been Cleared

Update:  As of 9AM the back-up has been cleared, but traffic remains slow due to road conditions.  Please drive carefully.   Eastbound I-70 is backed up to New Castle due to an accident in South Canyon. One lane is open, but the road conditions have already reduced speeds and the traffic volume has added to … Read more

Very Slick Roads From New Castle East

Good Thursday Morning, The black ice is out in force this morning. From New Castle East I-70 is very icy with snow packed spots. I-70 Eastbound is closed at the continental divide.  US40 is completely closed over Rabbit Ears Pass.  US24 is closed Eastbound 10 miles before Redcliff due to an accident. Hwy 82 is … Read more

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

At approximately 6:30PM the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn scar. I-70 will remain closed through Glenwood Canyon until the weather system has passed. CDOT still recommends the “Northern Detour” to get around the closure. Highway 13, to US40, to Highway 9. We will update as more … Read more

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