A 50-acre wildfire that's burning near Glenwood Springs, Colorado has shut down Interstate 70 in both directions.
The specific closure is around Mile Marker 120-121. Eastbound traffic is being stopped at Exit #116 and Westbound traffic is being stopped at Exit #133. Air support is involved in fighting the blaze.
120 Fire : CDOT is also asking people not attempt to detour on Cottonwood Pass-Use the following detour during the I-70 closure:— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) August 10, 2020
For westbound travelers: US 24 to US 285 to Poncha Springs, where motorists can turn west on US 50, which reaches I-70 in Grand Junction
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