WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4)– A tractor trailer fire shut down eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 for a few hours on Thursday. The Colorado Department of Transportation shut down eastbound lanes from Exit 264 at 32nd Avenue to Exit 265, CO 58. One eastbound lane reopened just before 7:30 p.m.
One EB lane open, WB open since 5 p.m. https://t.co/sEgrvgNocG
— Wheat Ridge Police (@WheatRidgePD) February 14, 2020
I-70 EB: Road closed between Exit 264 – 32nd Ave and Exit 265 – CO 58. vehicle fire blocking all lanes of traffic. https://t.co/iOJtMkyttu
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) February 13, 2020
The interstate was closed for hours as crews worked to clean up the fuel spill from the semi.
Youngfield is now shut down so firefighters can access the truck fire.
— Wheat Ridge Police (@WheatRidgePD) February 13, 2020
The tractor trailer was the only vehicle involved. No one was injured.