Complete Overnight Closure Of I-70 At Colorado Boulevard Planned For Next WeekThe Colorado Department of Transportation is planning another full closure of Interstate 70 for the Central 70 Project. The interstate will be closed overnight in both directions starting next week.
Independence Pass Closed For Hours After Vehicle Plummets 400-500 Feet Off HighwayHighway 82 over Independence Pass was closed for several hours Friday after a vehicle went off the side of the road and fell 400-500 feet.
Independence Pass Reopens To Traffic, No Oversized Vehicles AllowedHighway 82 over Independence Pass reopened on Friday evening to vehicles only, no semis. The pass was closed earlier this week as people were using it as a detour around the Interstate 70 closure due to the Grizzly Creek Fire.
With Wildfires Raging, CDOT Tells Front Range Coloradans To Head North Or South -- Not WestColorado transportation officials on Friday strongly suggested that getting up into the mountains this weekend is a bad idea.
Resident Thanks 'Heroes' Battling Grizzly Creek Fire, I-70 Remains ClosedThe 14,663-acre Grizzly Creek Fire has torn through new areas of Glenwood Canyon as firefighters launch new attacks to try and handle it.
Grizzly Creek Fire, I-70 Closure Devastating To Already Struggling Businesses In Glenwood SpringsA year that has already been devastating to businesses got even worse in Glenwood Springs and the entire Roaring Fork Valley when the Grizzly Creek Fire shut down Interstate 70 on Monday.
Popped Tire, Sparks From Rim Or Dragging Chains Likely Started Grizzly Creek FireThe Grizzly Creek Fire burning near Glenwood Springs was unofficially started by a popped tire, sparks from a rim or dragging chains, according to the Eagle County Sheriff's Office.
Independence Pass Closed Indefinitely Due To Grizzly Creek Fire, Heavy TrafficThe Colorado Department of Transportation announced the closure of Highway 82 over Independence Pass on Wednesday afternoon due to heavy traffic and safety concerns.