Replied by MountainTownAlerts on topic Travel Alerts February 5, 2019
Traction & chain laws lifted for Hwy 285
I-70 Westbound Denver/ West Blvd./Colorado Mills Pkwy. (Milemarker 263)
All lanes are currently blocked, with traffic getting through by way of the right shoulder. The left eastbound lane is blocked, due to emergency responders. Expect delays and plan on using alternate route.
Alternate Route Information:
Motorists are using the Denver West Exit 263, and using the on-ramp from Denver West to westbound I-70, to re-enter the interstate.
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ALTERNATE ROUTES for the I-70 Glenwood Springs Closure:
Front Range motorists heading westbound:US 40 north (Steamboat Springs) west on US 40 (Craig) south to CO 13 (Rifle)Summit County/westbound motorists:CO 9 (Silverthorne) to US 40 (Steamboat Springs) west on US 40 (Craig) south to CO 13 (Rifle)Eagle County/westbound motorists:The north alternate route for westbound motorists is north on CO 131 at Wolcott to Steamboat Springs, west on US 40 to Craig, then south on CO 13 to Rifle and back to I-70. This is a 203-mile alternate route that will take about three hours and 50 minutes to travel. This detour adds 146 miles and about three hours to a regular trip from Wolcott to Rifle on I-70, which is 67 miles or about 45 minutes.