Travel Alerts March 9, 2019

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MountainTownAlerts created the topic: Travel Alerts March 9, 2019 09 Mar 2019 09:01 #1

HIGH WIND ADVISORY
US 285 Southbound Schaffer's Crossing to CO 8 (Milemarker 229-250)
A High Wind Advisory is in effect. High profile vehicles are encouraged to use slower speeds in this area. Wind gusts of up to 50 mph are being reported.

PASSENGER VEHICLE TRACTION LAW
- US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha (Milemarker 162-208)
- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Vail and Copper Mountain (Milemarker 178-195
- CO 9 Southbound / Northbound HOOSIER PASS (Milemarker 73-80)

Passenger Vehicle Traction Law in effect

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CHAIN LAW
- US 285 Northbound / Southbound Kenosha (Milemarker 162-208)
- I-70 Eastbound Vail to Vail Pass Summit (Milemarker 178-190)
- CO 9 Westbound / Eastbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)

Chains or alternative traction devices (ATDs) required for all CMV, including buses and vans of 16+ capacity. EB CMVs ā€“ There is no truck parking east of Milepost 133 or in Vail Valley. Trucks waiting out the chain law should not proceed past Dotsero ā€“ exit 133.

SAFETY
- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Vail and Georgetown (Milemarker 180-228)
Risk of snow slides in areas. Powder clouds possible. If seen, stay in vehicle. Use slower speeds to avoid other vehicles.

ROAD CLOSED
- US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 216-229)
Adverse conditions. Hazmat vehicles use Eisenhower Tunnel at top of hour, other traffic held. Delays.

HEAVY TRAFFIC
- I-70 Westbound Morrison to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 259-215)
Up to 2 hours travel time.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Travel Alerts March 9, 2019 09 Mar 2019 09:37 #2

ROAD CLOSED
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Antero Junction-Kenosha (Milemarker 162-203)
HWY285 is shut down from Antero Junction to Kenosha Pass due to adverse weather. Use alternate route.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Travel Alerts March 9, 2019 09 Mar 2019 14:14 #3

ROAD OPEN TO TRAFFIC
US 285 Southbound / Northbound KENOSHA PASS (Milemarker 162-203)
Highway 285 is back open to all vehicles following safety closure. Last Updated: 03/9/2019 1:44 PM

ROAD CONDITIONS
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha Pass (Milemarker 198-210)
Icy conditions may exist use caution

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