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Lane Closure For Rock Slide Clean Up

Crews will be out Monday and Tuesday cleaning up the rock slide that occurred last week on Highway 40 near Milner. There will be one lane of alternating traffic from 9 to 4 both days, while the work is taking Continue reading

UPDATE: Photos From Rock Slide Near Milner

Photos from the rock slide that occurred around noon Thursday on highway 40 near Milner.  The west bound lane was partially blocked by the slide.  The rock slide was cleared by 4:30.  Photos courtesy of the Colorado State Patrol.  Click to enlarge. Continue reading

CO Receives Funds To Repair Rock Slide Damage

Colorado has been granted over $7 million from the Federal Highway Administration, to help pay for damage from the rock-slide which closed down I-70 through Glenwood Canyon, in early 2016. These funds will be critical in addressing the issues caused by the slide, and will help support the State’s Emergency Relief account, which was facing significant shortfalls. According to Continue reading

CDOT Cancels I-70 Closure Thursday

CDOTI-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be open Thursday. The Colorado Department of Transportation has cancelled helicopter operations due to unsafe wind conditions in the area. The canyon will be closed at a later 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

River Road Remains Closed Due To Rock Slide

SteamboatRiver Road in Steamboat remains closed today to through traffic in the canyon section between Brooklyn neighborhood and Tree Haus due to a minor rock fall. The City is asking that all traffic including bike and pedestrian avoid River Road until further notice. Public Works staff will continue 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

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

I-70 Could Open This Afternoon

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1Traffic will continue to be detoured through Northwest Colorado from I-70 until at least this afternoon.  I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed 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 this afternoon by operating a single-lane alternating traffic Continue reading

I-70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

Traffic though Craig, Steamboat, Oak Creek, Hayden and Meeker will be heavy today due to a Rock slide that closed I-70 in the Glenwood Canyon. Westbound I-70 traffic will be detoured to Highway 131 from Walcott to Highway 40 at Steamboat, through Craig, then South on Continue reading

Monument Reopens Portion of Jones Hole Creek

Dinosaur-National-Monument-The section of Jones Hole Creek in Dinosaur National Monument that remained closed after the 2013 rock slide has reopened to the public. Visitors can once again access the entire length of the creek downstream of the Jones Hole National Continue reading