Travel Alerts February 22, 2019

Travel Alerts February 22, 2019 was created by MountainTownAlerts

I-70 EB: Crash at Exit 240 - CO 103; Idaho Springs. For semi removal. Detour exit 239. Single lane traffic in area. Express lane open no toll.

Passenger vehicle traction law
- US 285 in both directions between County Road 35 (Kenosha Pass) and Wandcrest Av (1 mile south of Pine Junction).
- US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229)
- CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)
Passenger vehicles are required to have mud or snow tires or use chains or alternative traction devices or be a four wheel drive or all wheel drive vehicle.

Commercial vehicle chain law
- US 285 in both directions between MM 183 and Wandcrest Av
- CO 9 NB/SB between MM 73 and MM 80.
Chains or alternative traction devices required for all commercial motor vehicles including buses and vans of 16 or more passenger capacity.
Last edit: 22 Feb 2019 06:01 by MountainTownAlerts. Reason: Added 285 Commercial chain law, I-70 reopened
22 Feb 2019 05:58 #1

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Apologies for the delay in reporting updates:

CDOT Verified account @ColoradoDOT 2 hours ago
US 285 NB/SB: Passenger vehicle traction law lifted between County Road 35 and Wandcrest Av.
US 285: Commercial vehicle chain law lifted between MM 183 and Mooredale Rd.
US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229) Passenger vehicle traction law lifted
22 Feb 2019 12:25 #2

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Platte Canyon Fire @plattecanyonfd 55 seconds ago
@plattecanyonfd Crews responding to report of a single vehicle mvc/ motor vehicle crash/roll over #hwy285 mm 206. Please be careful and avoid the area if possible.

*note MM 206 is on the north side of Kenosha Pass summit, one mile past the Webster/Wilderness on Wheels area.
22 Feb 2019 15:32 #3

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Platte Canyon Fire ambulance on scene of accident at MM 207. Currently sitting in southbound traffic, requesting additional apparatus en route to go slightly past turn around and block traffic for safety. Jefferson-Como Fire Dept just arrived, but will return to quarters. Standing down all personnel not on scene.

Passenger vehicle traction law and Commercial vehicle chain law
US 6 in both directions between MM 220 and MM 229 (Loveland Pass). Passenger vehicles are required to have mud or snow tires or use chains or alternative traction devices or be a four wheel drive or all wheel drive vehicle. Chains or alternative traction devices required for all commercial motor vehicles including buses and vans of 16 or more passenger capacity.
22 Feb 2019 15:47 #4

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Transporting one patient non-emergent, fire personnel clearing the scene, command terminated.
22 Feb 2019 15:50 #5

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CDOT Verified account @ColoradoDOT 21 minutes ago
US 285 NB/SB: Passenger vehicle traction law between County Road 35 and Wandcrest Av.

I-70 WB: Commercial vehicle chain law between MM 221 and MM 215.

Passenger vehicle traction law and Commercial vehicle chain law
US 6 in both directions between MM 220 and MM 229 (Loveland Pass).
22 Feb 2019 17:27 #6

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There's a two vehicle accident, one a rollover, on Hwy 285 at MM 187.5 (between Como and Fairplay) that has the southbound lane blocked. Please be careful going through there.
22 Feb 2019 17:34 #7

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Passenger vehicle traction law
  • US 285 NB/SB between MM 229 (Pine Junction) and MM 250 (Lakewood).
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Idaho Springs and Denver/C-470 (Milemarker 241-259)
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Silverthorne and Bakerville (Milemarker 205-221)
  • CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)

Commercial vehicle chain law
  • US 285 in both directions between Ridge Ln (near Fairplay) and Wandcrest Av (MM228) and from MM 229 (Pine Junction) and MM 250 (near Lakewood).
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound Floyd Hill MM 241 and MM 259 (Mt Vernon Canyon).
  • CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)
22 Feb 2019 18:37 #8

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From Platte Canyon Fire:
Platte Canyon Fire Protection District
Crews responding to report of another single vehicle mvc/ motor vehicle crash/ #hwy285 mm 217.
Very icy and slick out there,
Again, Please be careful and avoid the area if possible.
22 Feb 2019 19:24 #9

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@plattecanyonfd 1min ago
While returning to quarters from previous mvc, @plattecanyonfd
Crews came upon another single vehicle mvc/ motor vehicle crash, car in the river w/ occupant trapped #Hwy 285 approx mm 221, additional personnel requested.
Please stay safe and if possible off the roads.
22 Feb 2019 20:11 #10

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