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Rig Move Stops Traffic

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Photo courtesy Sonny AllenAn oversized rig that was making its way from State Highway 13 onto Interstate 70 at the West Rifle interchange around noon Thursday reportedly halted I-70 traffic in both directions and onto the interstate from Highways 6 and 13 until the maneuver was complete. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Graham Thorn confirmed that CSP provided a routine escort during the procedure, but said there were no formal highway closures. One motorist, Sonny Allen, said he was stuck in traffic for about an hour, however. The state patrol did not say what company the rig belonged to.

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