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Road to Maroon Bells to open May 24
Road to Maroon Bells to open May 24

May 15, 2019

With higher temperatures and rain softening up avalanche debris, Pitkin County officials said Tuesday they plan on opening Maroon Creek Road all the way to the Maroon Bells by May 24. “We’re aiming to be...







I-70 reopened after Sunday rockslide in DeBeque Canyon
I-70 reopened after Sunday rockslide in DeBeque Canyon

May 8, 2019

Drivers heading east from Grand Junction over the past few days were faced with Interstate 70 detours after a rockslide in DeBeque Canyon closed the highway for more than two days. Colorado Department of Transportation...





CDOT plans fixes for potholes near Glenwood Springs
CDOT plans fixes for potholes near Glenwood Springs

April 29, 2019

After a winter of heavy snows and icy roads, regional and statewide road officials will be looking at a busy spring and summer filling potholes along the state highways. “Pothole repairs are taking place throughout...






Motorcycle crash victim identified as 61 y.o. Avon man
Motorcycle crash victim identified as 61 y.o. Avon man

April 20, 2019

The man killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon Friday evening has been identified as Daniel Schaub, 61, of Avon, according to the Garfield County Coroner’s Office. The wreck happened a...



Highway 13 wreck sends one to hospital
Highway 13 wreck sends one to hospital

April 16, 2019

UPDATE: Raptor the dog has since been found alive and well, has been reunited with his family, according to the Rifle Police Department. — Northbound Colorado Highway 13 in Rifle near West 30th Street in...


I-70 speed limit reduced at Grand Junction
I-70 speed limit reduced at Grand Junction

April 15, 2019

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Department of Transportation has reduced the speed limit on Interstate 70 through Grand Junction to 70 mph (112.6 kph). The Daily Sentinel reports that the more than seven-mile (11.3-kilometer) stretch...