GEORGETOWN, Colo. (CBS4) — One lane of eastbound traffic is now getting through on Interstate 70 are between Georgetown and Silver Plume after a vehicle fire temporarily shut down both sides the highway on Monday afternoon. The westbound lanes reopened shortly after the fire.
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“Expect delays,” officials warned. A little before 5 p.m., CDOT warned that eastbound traffic was very heavy from Silverthorne to Lakewood, with an estimated travel time of two hours.MORE NEWS: 'Just Bad Training': Colorado Semi-Truck Driving Schools Noticing Lack Of Experience
It’s not clear if anyone was hurt. We are working to confirm more information.