Update: Highway 6 reopens near Rifle
Update: Highway 6 near Rifle reopened in both directions at 10:20 a.m.
Due to an accident at mile-marker 93 authorities have closed the two lane highway.
Traffic is being diverted at Whiteriver Avenue and Hwy 6 as first responders investigate and clear the scene.
An overnight snow fall created slick conditions on the roadways in western Garfield County during the morning commute.
Stay tuned to postindependent.com when more information comes available.
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