Rockfall in Glenwood Canyon closes Interstate 70 overnight

15th February, 2016 by


GLENWOOD SPRING — Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon was closed shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday by a second rockfall in less than 24 hours about 8 miles east of Glenwood Springs. The road will be closed in both directions this morning with no estimated time to reopen.The rocks fell from very high in the canyon, and the Colorado Department of Transportation decided to close the road for the night rather than putting workers in harm’s way trying to clear I-70 at night, said Tracy Trulove, CDOT spokeswoman.The road was closed between Glenwood Springs and Gypsum. Trulove advised commuters to check …

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