UPDATE: This article is about Cottonwood Pass Road near Glenwood Springs, not Cottonwood Pass that connects Buena Vista to Crested Butte.
❗️TRAVEL ALERT | I-70 is CLOSED at Glenwood Springs/Gypsum❗️⚠️UPDATE - 11:12 a.m. (8/11): CDOT has paused some construction projects to allow for detour traffic. Do not use Cottonwood Pass (Eagle & Garfield counties) or Independence Pass as detour routes. https://t.co/j4snfLSpSF pic.twitter.com/n1285OYQaN— Glenwood Springs (@CityofGWS) August 11, 2020
🚧⚠️ Cottonwood pass is closed for a rolled over tractor trailer unknown time for reopening. Eagle County has flaggers our on both sides.— Eagle County Sheriff's Office (@EagleCountySO) August 11, 2020
The timeline for reopening is unknown, but the closure is expected to be in place until Tuesday evening for a recovery mission.
Delays may occur and alternate routes are strongly recommended including routes US 24, US 285, and US 50.
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