September 18, 2021

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I-70 in Glenwood Canyon will remain closed after extreme damage found

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Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed for the foreseeable future after Colorado Department of Transportation employees surveyed damage from recent mud and rock slides and found damage “unlike anything they had seen before.”

CDOT didn’t elaborate on the damage, only calling it “extreme.”

The agency provided no timetable for when it may reopen the artery between the Front Range and the Western Slope used by thousands of motorists each day.

“CDOT crews are assessing damage and continue to clear debris and mudflow when weather conditions are safe,” CDOT said in a news release. “Motorists are recommended to use the alternative northern route as described below.  For trucks planning to travel through Colorado, CDOT recommends they take Interstate 80 through…

Jesse Paul

2021-08-01 14:30:14

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