Can winter woes ease on Interstate 70?

4th September, 2014 by

By scott miller

VAIL — A monster snowstorm that hit the Rockies at the end of January had effects far beyond the eight- and 10-hour trips to Denver reported by many motorists. The storm also prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to try some new things to manage both snowfall and traffic. The storm on the last weekend of January followed several other storms that piled feet of fresh powder on the slopes. That snow drew Front Range skiers by the thousands. When the big storm hit, and stayed, Jan. 26, plow crews working Interstate 70 couldn’t keep up, and many drivers were …

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