EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed at Floyd Hill on Wednesday evening after a crash. All traffic was being detoured at Exit 244 to U.S. 6/U.S. 40.

Westbound lanes were also closed at Morrison at around 6:15 p.m. All lanes reopened at around 8:15 p.m.

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What caused the crash has not been released but CBS4’s Rick Sallinger saw a jackknifed semi on I-70. There is no estimate on reopening.

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It was snowing in the area at the time of the crash. Traffic backups stretched for miles as the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted additional closures along the I-70 Mountain Corridor on Wednesday evening.


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Jennifer McRae