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

List of Roads Closed Due to Grizzly Creek Fire

This list was last updated on August 24, 2020. Further updates on major roads will be given in separate posts. Even if a road is not listed as closed, it may be closed to all but local traffic. Drivers are urged to use common sense and obey all signage when traveling on any road. Other … Read more

Brush Fire in South Canyon Closes I-70 in Both Directions

08/06/20 Crews Remain On-site to monitor and put out hot spots and support the hand crews maintaining the fire lines. The Right lane of Westbound I-70 will remain closed at MM113 until fire operations are complete. 6:30PM Westbound I-70 has one lane open.  Expect traffic backup to continue. 6:15PM Eastbound I-70 is now open.  Expect … Read more