Multiple crashes, one of them deadly, forced officials to close Highway 285 in two locations west of Denver during a snowstorm Friday afternoon. The highway reopened just after 4:15 p.m.
The Colorado State Patrol has closed U.S. Highway 285 between Fairplay and Kenosha Pass because of reports of winds over 60 miles per hour and blowing snow.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will be closing 6th Avenue over the weekend from Interstate 25 to Sheridan Boulevard to work on bridges.
High winds closed down Highway 285 for most of the afternoon near Fairplay on Monday.
Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department are working to solve a mystery after car windows are shattering while traveling near C-470 and Highway 285.
The driver of a semi-truck has died after he lost control and went down an embankment on Highway 285 Monday morning in Jefferson County.
There has been another mountain lion attack in the foothills. This time the victim was a 70-pound Labrador attacked in the backyard of a home in Kittredge off Highway 285.
A man who led deputies on a chase across the mountains was shot and killed by officers.
A 17-year-old girl jumped from the car her mother was driving and was killed when she was struck by another car early Saturday morning.
Weather conditions contributed to an accident that closed Highway 285 for several hours Saturday.