I-70 and US 50 closures, crashes, conditions 11/29

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COLORADO– The second of two storms hitting Colorado this week is here, and roads are again looking treacherous in the midst of holiday travel. Below, you can find road conditions, closures, and crashes. KREX will be updating this article throughout the day.

Last updated: 5:04 p.m.

CDOT ANNOUNCEMENT, I-70 WESTBOUND CLOSED: Beaver Brook Exit 248 to US 40 Empire Jct. Due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No specific estimated completion or reopening time but closure is expected to continue into late afternoon. Westbound I-70 travel is **NOT ADVISED**. Expect long delays. No local detour available. LIMITED local access for residents. Suggested alternate route: US 285 out of Denver, US 24 out of Colorado Springs or US 50 out of Pueblo. Eastbound I-70 is closed fully at Exit 203 Frisco & Exit 205 Silverthorne and eastbound US 6 Loveland Pass is closed from Arapahoe Basin – I-70 during ongoing scaling and mitigation work. No estimated time to reopen. An alternate route will be Hwy 9 to US 285. Long delays are certain. Plan accordingly.

ROAD CLOSURES:

I-70 Eastbound Vail Pass (Milemarker 180): Safety concerns on Vail Pass. No estimated time to open.

I-70 Eastbound Dotsero (Milemarker 133) All CMV must stage in Dotsero parking area. Due to scheduled road closures east of Vail.

I-70 Westbound WB Beaver Brook to Downieville Lawson (Milemarker 248-234): I-70 WESTBOUND CLOSED: Beaver Brook Exit 248 to US 40 Empire Jct. Due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No estimated completion or reopening time. Expect long delays. No local detour available. LIMITED local access. Suggested alternate route: US 285.

I-70 Westbound Fall River Road to Downieville Lawson (Milemarker 238-234):Due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No estimated completion or reopening time. LIMITED local access.

I-70 Westbound Idaho Springs to Downieville Lawson (Milemarker 240-234) Due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No estimated completion or reopening time. LIMITED local access.

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