UPDATE: WB I-70 in Glenwood Canyon reopened Sunday afternoon after extended closure following semi crash

Wrecked semi on westbound I-70 in Glenwood Canyon on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022.
Colorado State Patrol photo

UPDATE, 1:27 p.m.: Westbound Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon has reopened following morning semi crash.

The Colorado State Patrol said Sunday morning to expect a several-hour-long closure on westbound Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon due to a commercial vehicle crash.

The westbound lanes were closed at mile marker 133 (Gypsum) as of 7:45 a.m. Sunday. The crash involves a semi-tractor trailer, CSP Eagle reported on its Twitter page.

Motorists should monitor for the latest travel information and alerts @ColoradoDOT @EagleCountySO, or use the @I70app for updates.

Cross-state motorists traveling west on I-70 should plan to take the northern detour route using either Colorado Highway 9 or 131 to U.S. 40 and south on Colorado 13 to return to I-70 at Rifle.

For updates visit Glenwood Canyon closure.

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