All lanes of Interstate 70 reopened by 5:30 p.m. in Colorado’s high country after snow and traffic accidents choked portions of it closed.
There could be a delay clearing snow off a busy stretch of Interstate 70 in the high country from Idaho Springs to the Eisenhower Tunnel because plow drivers for that vital stretch of road don’t have a home.
The calendar may say it’s the fall season, but the weatherman says it’s time to brace for some wintry weather in Colorado.
Several accidents and snowy conditions closed Interstate-70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel for a short time on Sunday.
It’s one of the biggest concerns in Colorado’s highway system — what if the Eisenhower–Johnson Memorial Tunnels had to be closed and repaired? The state is moving one step closer to making sure that doesn’t happen.
People trying to get back to the Denver metro area from the mountains experienced major delays on Sunday.
It’s the Fourth of July tradition that drivers hate — the traffic mess to the high country on Interstate 70 — and they’ve been dealing with it for two days.
Loveland Pass may reopen on Thursday after being closed since Sunday. A combination of strong winds and blowing snow created dangerous driving conditions.
The Colorado Department Of Transportation is exploring using buses to try to cut down on traffic volume on Interstate 70.
Traffic was clogged on Interstate 70 on Sunday at Georgetown as skiers started the trek home from the mountains.