Travel Alerts April 10, 2019

Travel Alerts April 10, 2019 was created by MountainTownAlerts

For those who can't get home early today: Blizzard Driving Tips

Early Closures April 10, 2019:
Jefferson County offices and courts are closing at noon.

CSP Public Affairs:
We strongly encourage employers to consider either fully cancelling work today, or at least allow employees a half day and to go home by noon. The fewer cars on the road during bad weather, the better.

PASSENGER VEHICLE TRACTION LAW
I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Silverthorne and Bakerville (Milemarker 205-221)
Passenger vehicles are required to have snow or mud/snow tires, use chains/alternative traction devices, or be a 4WD/AWD vehicle.

ROAD CLOSED
I-70 Westbound Vail Pass Summit (Milemarker 190)
Crash west of Summit. No estimated.time to open.

ROAD CONDITIONS
CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 86-73)
Winter driving conditions, slower speeds advised, use caution.
10 Apr 2019 09:49 #1

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CSP: Unincorporated Clear Creek County is on Accident Alert. Exchange information (pictures of license, registration and insurance works great) and visit www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/report-accident
10 Apr 2019 11:59 #2
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Passenger vehicle traction law
  • US 285 in both directions between MM 229 (Pine Junction) and Turkey Creek Rd (near Morrison).
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Silverthorne and Georgetown (Milemarker 205-228)
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Idaho Springs and Denver/C-470 (Milemarker 241-259)
  • US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229)
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
  • I-70 Westbound Georgetown to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 228-215)
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound Floyd Hill (Milemarker 241-250)
  • US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229)
Chains or alternative traction devices (ATDs) required for all CMV, including buses and vans of 16+ capacity.
10 Apr 2019 14:19 #3

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CSP: I-70 / US 285 Chain Law and Passenger Vehicle Traction Law restrictions have been dropped as the storm is hitting the plains. (But it's snowing in Vail again.) Get home, slowly and safely, while you can.

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10 Apr 2019 16:49 #4

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CSP_Gden 7min ago
MULTIPLE CRASHES SUDDENLY COMING IN:
US 285 & Kennedy Gulch
C-470 between Golden and Morrison
Colo 72 near Pine Cliff
I-70 near Silver Plume

Back in effect:
CMV Chain Law and Passenger Vehicle Traction Law for I-70
Both directions from Morrison (259) to Idaho Springs (241)
{CMV's, please chain up at C-470 (260)}

S1
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10 Apr 2019 18:33 #5

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CSP Golden @CSP_Golden 40 seconds ago
I-70 is plugged up westbound at Georgetown Hill (mp 227) due to numerous stuck vehicles, passenger and commercial. @ColoradoDOT is unable to get through.

If Your Tires Are Not Made For Snow / Ice, please stay off the highways.

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10 Apr 2019 19:41 #6

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CRASH
C-470 Westbound 2 miles east of I-70 (Milemarker 2-3)
Right lane blocked for rollover crash

PASSENGER VEHICLE TRACTION LAW
- US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha Pass (Milemarker 201-208)

- US 285 Southbound / Northbound between Pine Jct. and Morrison (Milemarker 229-250)

- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Silverthorne and Georgetown (Milemarker 205-228)

- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Idaho Springs and Denver/C-470 (Milemarker 241-259)

- CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)

- US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229)

Passenger vehicles are required to have snow or mud/snow tires, use chains/alternative traction devices, or be a 4WD/AWD vehicle.

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CHAIN LAW
- US 285 in both directions between MM 201 (FS Rd 56) and MM 208 (Kenosha Pass).

- I-70 Westbound Copper Mountain to Vail Pass Summit (Milemarker 195-190)

- I-70 Eastbound Vail to Vail Pass Summit (Milemarker 178-190)

- I-70 Eastbound Silverthorne to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker

- I-70 Westbound Georgetown to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 228-215)

- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound Floyd Hill (Milemarker 241-250)

- I-70 Westbound / Eastbound Mt. Vernon Canyon (Milemarker 250-259)

- US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 220-229)

- CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)

Chains or alternative traction devices (ATDs) required for all CMV, including buses and vans of 16+ capacity. EB CMVs – There is no truck parking east of Milepost 133 or in Vail Valley. Trucks waiting out the chain law should not proceed past Dotsero – exit 133.
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10 Apr 2019 21:29 #7

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