By Jennifer McRae

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass reopened Thursday afternoon after an extended closure due to winter driving conditions. Rabbit Ears Pass is where US Highway 40 crosses the Continental Divide.

(credit: Shannon Lukens)

The pass closed Wednesday afternoon as the snowstorm brought frigid temperatures and snow to Colorado.

(credit: Shannon Lukens)

The Colorado Department of Transportation reopened US 40 between Kemry Lane and Spruce Street- Kremmling- from mile marker 139 to mile marker 184.

(credit: Grand County)

The Grand County Sheriff reminded drivers to travel safely in a tweet.

Jennifer McRae