Colorado Department of Transportation
The Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety says no cause has been determined for the premature explosion of an avalanche shell that injured two state workers on Monday.
Construction at the Twin Tunnels to widen the westbound tunnel and make it safer for drivers will last until December.
The explosion that injured two state workers during avalanche mitigation may have been caused by a problem with the device used for mitigation.
Two state employees were injured Monday morning after an explosive used in avalanche mitigation detonated prematurely.
Two Colorado Department of Transportation workers have been injured, one seriously, after an avalanche shell exploded while they were working on Loveland Pass.
This week’s fresh powder is great for skiers and boarders who want to enjoy spring skiing in Colorado’s mountains but it’s concerning for those who monitor avalanche conditions.
Travelers heading to the mountains for spring skiing and boarding should be prepared for more construction on westbound Interstate 70 at the Twin Tunnels.
The constant shifts in temperatures Colorado has been experiencing in recent weeks also means a shift in rock walls along places like Interstate 70.
The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.
Colorado Department of Transportation crews are re-routing drivers along Interstate 25 and 6th Avenue after a bridge demolition project that will last the next few nights got underway.