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UPDATE: I-70 through Glenwood Canyon reopens both directions, from Rifle to Dotsero

Overnight construction closure postponed; additional closure still scheduled for Friday, Oct. 1

Overnight construction closure canceled

Update: Interstate 70 is open between mile markers No. 87 and No. 133 both directions, from West Rifle to Dotsero, according to the Garfield County Alert system.

Interstate 70 westbound is closed through Glenwood Canyon for a flash flood warning with debris flows, a Garfield County emergency alert states.

I-70 eastbound is closed from Rifle to Dotsero.



“I-70 is closed between mile-markers 87 and 133 EB, West Rifle and Dotsero, also 133 to 116 WB, Dotsero to Glenwood Springs, due to a flash flood warning with debris flow,“ the alert states.

Go to https://cotrip.org/home.htm for the most up-to-date travel information.



The Colorado Department of Transportation canceled a planned night closure Wednesday, Sept. 29 of the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon due to the weather forecast in the canyon.

“A closure is still scheduled for Friday, Oct. 1 from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and now planned for Sunday, Oct. 3., to allow work to take place. A safety closure is currently in place on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon between Exit 116 (Glenwood Springs) and Exit 133 (Dotsero) due to a mudflow and a Flash Flood Warning,” the CDOT release states.


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