Travel Alerts November 29

Travel Alerts November 29 was created by MountainTownAlerts

Road Closed
I-70 Eastbound Vail Pass (Milemarker 180)
Safety concerns on Vail Pass. No estimated time to open.

I-70 Westbound WB Beaver Brook to Downieville Lawson (Milemarker 248-234)
I-70 WESTBOUND CLOSED: Beaver Brook Exit 248 to US 40 Empire Jct. Due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No estimated completion or reopening time. No local detour available. LIMITED local access. Suggested alternate route: US 285.

US 6 Westbound West of Junction of CO 119 (Milemarker 260)
Access to I-70 westbound at US 6 closed due to emergency rock slide cleanup & scaling operations. No estimated completion or reopening time. LIMITED local access.

CMV Safety Closure at Copper Mtn
I-70 Eastbound Copper Mountain (Milemarker 195-195)
All CMV must exit and stage at Copper Mtn.

Passenger vehicle traction law
  • US 285 NB/SB between US 24 and MM 208.
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Vail and Copper Mountain (Milemarker 178-195)
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound between Silverthorne and Georgetown (Milemarker 205-228)
  • 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.

Passenger Vehicle Chain Law
CO 9 Southbound / Northbound Hoosier Pass (Milemarker 73-80)
All vehicles must have chains or alternate traction devices.


Commercial Vehicle Chain Law
  • US 285 Southbound / Northbound Antero Junction (Milemarker 162-208)
  • I-70 Eastbound Vail to Vail Pass Summit (Milemarker 178-190)
  • I-70 Eastbound Silverthorne to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 205-213)
  • I-70 Westbound Georgetown to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 228-215)
  • I-70 Westbound Bakerville to Eisenhower Tunnel (Milemarker 221-215)
  • 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.
29 Nov 2019 16:46 #1

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ROAD CLOSED
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha (Milemarker 183-208)
due to adverse weather
29 Nov 2019 18:46 #2

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Shelters Open Due to Adverse Weather Conditions
November 29, 2019 11:01 PM

Shelters are open at the Fairplay Community Center, 880 Bogue Street, Fairplay, CO and at the Multi-Purpose Room at the Park County RE-2 School Campus, 640 Hathaway Street, Fairplay, CO. Stranded motorists are encouraged to come to the shelters until the roadways are open.
parkco.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=38
29 Nov 2019 23:08 #3

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Travel Alert- US 285, between Fairplay and Grant (mp 183-208), will remain closed throughout the day today. High winds, blowing snow and little to no visibility are resulting in adverse conditions. Please be aware travel throughout the area will be challenging due to conditions.
30 Nov 2019 07:19 #4

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CDOT 3min ago
US 285: Road open at MM 183

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CHAIN LAW
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha Pass (Milemarker 201-208)
Chains or alternate traction devices (ATDs) required for all CMV, including buses and vans of 16+ capacity.

HIGH WIND ADVISORY
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Park County (Milemarker 119-162)
High Wind Advisory for Park County - High Profile and Light Vehicles Use Caution

Road Conditions
US 285 Southbound / Northbound Kenosha Pass (Milemarker 183-203)
Icy spots in area, slower speeds advised.
30 Nov 2019 12:16 #5
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2 car head on collision blocking Hwy 285 south of Fairplay reported at mile marker 181. No word on injuries.

Per CDOT: US 285 NB/SB: Road closed again between Ridge Ln and MM 208. due to blowing snow, poor visibility and icy roads
Last edit: 30 Nov 2019 15:04 by MountainTownAlerts.
30 Nov 2019 15:04 #6

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CDOT extended the closure of Hwy 285 down to Antero Junction.

US 285 NB/SB: Road closed between US 24 and MM 208. due to blowing snow, poor visibility and icy roads
30 Nov 2019 17:43 #7

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