Rockfall restricts traffic in Glenwood Canyon |

Rockfall restricts traffic in Glenwood Canyon

Rocks fell on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon overnight, forcing a two-hour full closure between roughly 2:40 and 5 a.m.

Since 5 a.m., traffic has been running in both directions in the left lanes only.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said crews will require intermittent stops on I-70 during cleanup. CDOT at 1 p.m. said it didn’t have an estimated time of completion for the work.

The agency said it would use Boulder Buster equipment to break down the rocks and remove them.

The incident occurred at mile marker 124, 8 miles east of Glenwood Springs in a slide-prone area.


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