I-70 update: Eastbound I-70 now open at Silverthorne
January 10, 2017
Update, 3:15 p.m.: I-70 eastbound is now open at milemarker 205 at Silverthorne following avalanche cleanup. Slower speeds are advised, expect delays.
Update: I-70 is open westbound at MM 228 in Georgetown following avalanche work. Expect delays. Slower speeds advised. Eastbound I-70 to Eisenhower Tunnel is still closed for avalanche reduction work.
Update, 1:50 p.m.: CDOT reported I-70 is closed in both directions at milemarkers 248-205 Georgetown to Silverthorne for avalanche reduction work. Long delays are expected.
Update, 12:45 p.m.: Open I-70 Westbound MM 195, at Copper Mountain following avalanche reduction. I-70 EB MM 176, Vail remains closed. No estimated time of reopening.
CDOT reports avalanche mitigation work brought down a 150-foot-wide, 10-foot-deep slide west of the tunnel on I-70. I-70 is closed in both directions at this time while crews work to clean up the slide area.
I-70 is closed in both directions at this time while crews work to clean up the slide area. No ETO at this time. The westbound closure is at Exit 228 Georgetown and eastbound is at Exit 205/Silverthorne. CMV traveling westbound are being diverted to Exit 133/Dotsero truck parking.
Update: I-70 is closed from Silverthorne to Georgetown for Avalanche Control. I-70 at from Vail to Copper Mountain also still closed. No CMV staging west of Denver. No estimated time to clear.
I-70 is closed both directions MM 228-207 Georgetown to Silverthorne for avalanche reduction work. Expect long delays. At this time, I-70 is still closed in both directions from Copper Mountain to Vail as well.
CDOT reported at 9:40 a.m., I-70 is closed both directions from MM 207-215, Silverthorne to the Eisenhower Tunnel for avalanche reduction work. Expect delays.