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UPDATED: I-70 open both directions Monday morning following Sunday night crash closure

Update 6 a.m. Monday: I-70 eastbound was reopened between mile markers 105 and 114, New Castle to Glenwood Springs, just before 3 a.m. after an overnight closure due to a minor injury, multi-vehicle crash.

Update at 9:45 p.m. Sunday: I-70 was reopend westbound at MM 114, West Glenwood, but eastbound remained closed at MM 105, New Castle, for about five hours.

Original story:



I-70 was closed both directions between mile markers 105 and 114, the New Castle and West Glenwood exits due to multiple accidents according to a Garfield County text alert that was sent out around 7:35 p.m. on Sunday.

Update 8:45 p.m. Sunday: According to the Colorado State Patrol, 5-6 vehicles were involved in the incident and only minor injuries were reported as of 8:35 p.m..



Colorado State Patrol, Glenwood Springs Police, and the Garfield County Sheriff’s office are assisting in the closure.


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