Tag Archives: Glenwood

$2 Million Bond Set In Murder Case

olivo-tellez-booking-photoA $2 million dollar cash only bond was set earlier this week for Gustavo Olivio-Tellez, the man suspected of murdering 24 year old Blanca  Salas  in Glenwood Springs last week.  Prosecutors believe that Olivio-Tellez planned the crime for several days before committing the murder.  This is the Continue reading

Identity Of Murder Victim Released

Murder-300The Identity of the woman found murdered last week in Glenwood Springs has been released by the Garfield County Sheriff’s office. The victim has been identified as 24 year old Blanca Salas of Glenwood. An autopsy performed yesterday confirmed that Salas died Continue reading

I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon Open Thursday

I-70 HelicopterThursday’s planned closure of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon that would have diverted traffic through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek has been cancelled. The canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rock fall mitigation project. Wednesdays ideal flying conditions allowed crews to Continue reading

UPDATE – I70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

I70 SIGNInterstate 70 traffic was detoured through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek Wednesday as Glenwood Canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project in the canyon.  The Canyon was expected to also be closed Thursday, but that closure has been canceled as ideal Continue reading

I-70 Closed Wednesday And Thursday

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be closed for a period of time this week, again diverting traffic through Northwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation will be closing the Canyon highway Wednesday and Thursday between 9:30 and 3:30 each day to allow a helicopter to be utilized for the rock fall mitigation project. Traffic Continue reading

Work Continues ON I-70 After Rock Fall In Glenwood Canyon

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1Crews are continuing to work to secure the area affected by the rock slide that occurred on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon in February. The Colorado Department of Transportation mitigation work has continued to keep the canyon open to through traffic. They are now installing permanent measures designed to prevent rocks from falling onto the Continue reading

One Lane Open On Both Sides Of I-70

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3I-70 through Glenwood Canyon is now open to traffic all day with a single lane of traffic now being utilized on both sides of the highway. A 10 ft width restriction is still being enforced and that traffic is currently being detoured through Northwest Colorado. Future Continue reading

Thursday Update For I-70

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1Traffic on I-70 through the Glenwood Canyon remains closed from 9 to 4 every day as cleanup and repairs continue following a rock-slide that occurred a week and a half ago. Outside of those hours, alternating, single lane traffic will be allowed to move through the Canyon. The Colorado Continue reading

I-70 To Remain Closed During The Day

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3Traffic on I-70 through the Glenwood Canyon remains closed from 9 to 4 every day as cleanup and repairs continue following a rock-slide that occurred a week and a half ago. Outside of those hours, alternating, single lane traffic will be allowed to move through the Canyon. The Continue reading

I-70 To Open Today Or Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 2I-70 through Glenwood Canyon remains closed and is expected to either open today or tomorrow. The opening time and day will depend on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s ability to complete mitigation and clear the road ways under the current weather conditions. When the Continue reading

I-70 Remains Closed

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3Because of weather and safety concerns the Colorado Department of Transportation has delayed the opening of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon until this weekend.  Yesterday’s weather prevented helicopters from assisting with the removal of the large boulders that remain on the highway. Because of the closure Continue reading

Detoured Traffic To Continue Through NW Colorado

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed at least through midday tomorrow following a rock slide that damaged the roadway and left massive boulders on the highway. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to begin moving traffic though the canyon sometime tomorrow by operating a single-lane alternating traffic pattern that could remain in place for several days while repairs and rock stabilization continues. Yesterday, crews began the process of evaluating the walls of the Continue reading