A small plane crashed Monday morning on Loveland Pass and killed three people.
The slopes in Colorado are becoming very active and one U.S. Forest Service official said it’s erosion in action.
Colorado transportation officials hope to have US 6 east of Loveland Pass reopened soon.
A major cleanup effort is poised to get underway after a rock slide closed Loveland Pass Tuesday.
Loveland Pass may reopen on Thursday after being closed since Sunday. A combination of strong winds and blowing snow created dangerous driving conditions.
Loveland Pass had to be closed more than eight hours on Sunday because of snowy roads.
Federal investigators are trying to determine why an avalanche shell exploded Monday while state workers were trying to fire a round up a hillside to clear chasms filled with snow near Interstate-70.
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.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing what it can to keep drivers safe in the high country by conducting avalanche mitigation.