CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4)– Northbound lanes of I-25 were closed at the Castle Rock Parkway due to multiple crashes on Tuesday afternoon. Traffic was diverted onto Highway 85 before northbound lanes reopened just before 3 p.m.
Drivers were urged to take alternate routes due to heavy traffic in the area and lengthy delays. There is no estimate on when I-25 will reopen.
I 25 is closed northbound at the 185, Castle Rock Parkway, due to multiple crashes blocking the road. Traffic is being diverted off onto Highway 85. Expect heavier traffic on that highway as a result.
Unknown reopening time. Use alternate routes. @CSP_CastleRock pic.twitter.com/4EBVjx680G
— Colorado State Patrol (@CSP_News) January 25, 2022
What caused the crashes is being investigated, however there is a Winter Weather Advisory through 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Denver and Boulder areas. CBS4 declared Tuesday a First Alert Weather Day for Denver and Colorado’s entire Front Range.