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Snow Forces Major I-70 Closure, Other Roads Closed

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(File photo credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4) – Snow in Colorado on Thursday forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to close several large stretches of Interstate 70 in the high country.

At 8 a.m.:

Eastbound I- 70 was closed from Vail to Idaho Springs.

Westbound I-70 was also closed from C-470 to Vail.

Other highways in the state were also closed:

US6 over Loveland Pass
US40 over Berthoud Pass

There were several accidents that shut down eastbound I-70 at 32nd and at 8 a.m. there was a crash that shut down eastbound I-70 at Limon for a short time.

A crash on Interstate 25 near Castle Rock also shut down several northbound lanes at about 8 a.m.

Check the Traffic page for all the closures.

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