A multiple car accident also involving a semi-truck occurred on the westbound side of I-70, causing 200 gallons of fuel to spill.
CDOT reminds travelers to drive with patience and expect the inevitable delays with additional drive time of 75 minutes.
The Colorado Department of Transportation knows it needs to do more to plan for future maintenance and highway improvements.
America’s highway infrastructure is not only in need of major improvements, but also complete reorganization as metro regions grow. And projections for the 11 worst commutes of the future include Denver’s I-70 mountain traffic.
Sliding down a mountain is winter’s greatest pastime — but driving Interstate 70 to get there is the season’s worst nightmare.
Starting Saturday Jan. 17, CDOT will begin live traffic broadcast between Denver and Vail.
While the skis and snowboards are freshly waxed and ready for the big storm, the cold reality of the snow season is the promise of the painful I-70 traffic.
Skier numbers and revenue is on the rise in Colorado’s high country, but traffic is down.