Lake Dillon firefighters worked into the evening Tuesday after a tractor-trailer carrying hundreds of vehicle batteries crashed on Interstate 70 east of Silverthorne.
Hail and standing water led to a brief closure of Interstate 70 near Byers on Sunday.
A deadly crash closed three lanes of westbound Interstate 70 near the Morrison exit on Saturday morning. Colorado State Patrol reopened all the lanes several hours later, about noon.
All lanes of Interstate 70 were reopened after being closed Thursday for emergency rockfall mitigation.
Drivers wanting to get to the high country on Thursday should plan on taking a route other than Interstate 70.
A semi-truck caught fire Thursday morning on Interstate 70 in Wheat Ridge.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform emergency rockfall mitigation on Thursday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of Floyd Hill.
Colorado lawmakers passed legislation to study whether to require snow tires or chains to drive on a mountainous stretch of Interstate 70 during spring and winter months.
Colorado drivers won’t need snow tires or chains to drive on Interstate 70 next winter.
A last-ditch effort to reach an agreement on mandatory snow tires begins Tuesday morning at the Colorado Capitol.