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.
It’s a very quiet day so far at A-Basin. The Summit County ski resort is inaccessible because of avalanche prevention work.
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, may things caused the traffic drivers on Interstate 70 experienced on Sunday.
Ski patrollers participated in Avalanche training at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Wednesday.
Blowing snow is expected to continue making travel dangerous in parts of Colorado’s mountains through the evening.
An avalanche advisory is in effect for parts of the high country after several snow slides including one that trapped a skier near Loveland Pass on Friday.
A large winter storm has moved into Colorado that’s bringing snow, wind and cold temperatures throughout the state.