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Rockslide being cleared from I-70 in Glenwood Canyon

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A rockslide in Glenwood Canyon early Friday morning was expected to be cleared from the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 by about 7 a.m., according to the Colorado State Patrol. One lane was open to travel.

A commercial vehicle was damaged in the slide, but no one was injured, according to the patrol. The Colorado Department of Transportation anticipated all lanes would be open by about 7 a.m.

The vehicle involved in the slide has been removed from the scene. The slide occurred at about 3:30 a.m. in the area of the Hanging Lakes Tunnel, according to the state patrol.

Go to http://www.cotrip.org for updates on travel conditions and road closures around the state.

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