With wild weather starting up in Colorado, traffic issues are already occurring on roadways around the state. In short, multiple accidents and safety closures are causing major snags on I-70 in the Summit County/Eagle County area. Below you’ll find specifics about this issue, as well as other issues happening around the state.

Note: We’ll do our best to update this article as changes occur. Please visit the Colorado Department of Transportation Twitter page for the most up-to-date information.

UPDATE: 12:19 PM:

Westbound I-70 open at Exit 201. No update on openings of Eastbound lanes. Latest information is that there’s a full eastbound closure at MM 176.

UPDATE 12:07 PM:

11:35 a.m.

Colorado State Patrol reports all lanes of Interstate 70 are closed in both directions between Frisco and Copper Mountain due to many crashes. Troopers say it will take hours to clear the road.

11:06 a.m.

As the second Spring blizzard makes it’s way into Colorado, officials have shut down part of Interstate 70. Westbound lanes at Exit 201-Frisco are closed due to multiple crashes between Frisco and Copper Mountain.

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70, over Vail Pass, are closed at Exit 180. Unknown time to reopen.

10:17 a.m.

A crash on northbound Interstate 25 is blocking the merge lane from the Cimarron Street on-ramp.

Weather is expected to intensify as the days goes on. Use extra caution while on the roads.

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