Safety closure lifted after wrecks in Glenwood Canyon |

Safety closure lifted after wrecks in Glenwood Canyon

Colorado Department of Transportation’s reported a safety closure Monday afternoon due to multiple accidents near the Hanging Lake exit on eastbound Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon, 9 miles east of Glenwood Springs.

Traffic was reported to be moving again as of 2:20 p.m.

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