I-70 reopened in Glenwood Canyon after accident closure

Colorado State Patrol, Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority, CDOT

UPDATE – 5:42 pm
Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority: I-70 is open from mile-marker 116 to the 133 both directions, Glenwood Canyon.

UPDATE – 4:08 pm
Colorado State Patrol: Both directions of I-70 remain closed through Glenwood Canyon. Additional ambulances and tow trucks are still responding to the scene.  The traffic cue inside the canyon will be cleared when it is safe to do so.

UPDATE – 3:40 pm
Colorado Department of Transportation: I-70 Glenwood Canyon is closed due to a multi vehicle accident. Eastbound and westbound directions are both closed. There is no estimated time of reopening. Ongoing real-time highway updates will continue to be posted to COtrip.org

UPDATE 3:10 pm
Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority:
I-70 is closed at mile-marker 133 westbound at Dotsero, due to this multi-vehicle accident.

UPDATE – 3:05 pm Colorado State Patrol: I-70 in BOTH directions is CLOSED through the Glenwood Canyon due to a multi-car crash with injuries. Initial reports of 17 passenger cars and 7 semi’s involved at I-70 MP 120 EB.

UPDATE – 2:57 pm Colorado State Patrol: Closing westbound Glenwood Canyon as well for emergency vehicle access to the front of the multi-car accident, including passenger vehicles and commercial motor vehicles.

12.29.21, 2:31 pm – Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority: I-70 is closed at the 116 EB, at Glenwood Springs, due to an accident. 

Colorado State Patrol: Multi-car crash (At least 10 cars with one on fire) I-70 mile marker 120 eastbound. Safety closures at Glenwood main exit 116.

I-70 reopened in Glenwood Canyon after accident closure