DENVER (CBS4) – The snowstorm moving through Colorado is forcing the Colorado Department of Transportation to close highways Monday night.

The following are some of the major closures Monday night:

  • Interstate 70 is closed both directions from Airpark to the Kansas border because of whiteout conditions.
  • Closed CO 71 Brush to CO 14 both directions (MM 178 to 201) because of blowing & drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • Closed CO 71 Limon to CO14 both directions (MM 102 to 201) because of blowing & drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • CO-71 Closed Limon to Ordway because of blowing snow & icy road conditions.
  • Closed US 24 both directions COSprings to Limon (MM 311 to 376) b/c blowing & drifting snow,whiteout conditions; EB US 24 Open to Limon.
  • Closed US 40/US 287 both directions Limon to KS (MM 387 to 486) b/c blowing & drifting snow,whiteout conditions
  • Closed CO 86 Kiowa to I-70 both directions (MM 23 to 59) due to blowing and drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • Closed US 385 Burlington to Cheyenne Wells both directions (MM 151 to 187) due to blowing and drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • upd US-385 Closed both directions Julesburg to Cheyenne Wells, no estimate for reopening.
  • Closed CO 59 Kit Carson to Cope  both directions (MM 1 to 66) due to blowing and drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • Closed US 36 Byers to Kansas both directions (MM 100 to 224) due to blowing and drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • US 287 closed from Teds Place to Wyoming state border because of whiteout conditions.
  • Closed I-76 Lochbuie to I-80 (Nebraska) both directions (MM 24 to 183) because of blowing & drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • Closed CO 94 COSprings to US 40 both directions (MM 2 to 86) because of blowing & drifting snow, whiteout conditions.
  • Closed US 24 WB Limon to COSprings (MM 376 to 311) because of blowing & drifting snow, whiteout conditions.

 

Visit cotrip.org for a complete list of road closures from CDOT.

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