Colorado drivers won’t need snow tires or chains to drive on Interstate 70 next winter.
Snow plow crews will remain on alert along the Front Range as the snow continues to fall.
Several accidents caused Interstate 70 to be closed in both directions between Georgetown to Silverplume on Thursday morning.
Colorado drivers won’t be required to get snow tires to drive on Interstate 70 next winter, after all.
A Colorado proposal to expand snow-tire requirements during winter months has hit a skid in the state Senate.
The Colorado Senate has approved a bill requiring winter drivers to have snow-appropriate tires during winter months on the state’s mountain highways.
The snow wasn’t the only hazard for drivers braving the storm on Saturday evening. Visibility was a big problem that hit suddenly.
The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 are closed from Georgetown to Silverthorne because of multiple accidents.
Before heading up to the high country in the snow the Colorado Department of Transportation wants drivers to check their tires.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is blaming drivers for a traffic tie-up over the weekend that left drivers fuming after being stuck in traffic for hours.