Snow in Colorado on Thursday forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to close several large stretches of Interstate 70 in the high country.
Forecasters say the mountains are seeing some of the most dangerous avalanche conditions in recent memory for the President’s Day weekend.
A man from Texas is in trouble in Grand County for speeding to the hospital.
A new project aims to protect the Fraser River from sand that’s applied to Berthoud Pass to improve winter driving conditions.
Two lanes are now open on U.S. 40 over Berthoud Pass as crews clean up a rockslide.
One lane is open on U.S. 40 over Berthoud Pass as crews clean up a rockslide.
A snow slide has closed Berthoud Pass and likely will stay closed overnight.
Interstate 70 is scheduled to be shut down for at least one day next week so crews can remove some potentially dangerous rocks from above the highway.
Search and rescue crews are searching a slide area on Berthoud Pass to see if anyone is trapped. The avalanche happened at about 2:30 on Mine’s Peak on the east side of the pass.
So far this season three people in Colorado have died in avalanches. The most recent fatality was a snowboarder on Berthoud Pass last week.