PICTURES: Rockslide sends 18 inch boulders into west bound lanes of Highway 24; all lanes open

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UPDATE:

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), all lanes are now open.

Below are pictures from the scene courtesy of FOX21 viewers. If you have any pictures from today’s rockslide you would like to share, send them to news@fox21news.com.

UPDATE:

According to Colorado State Patrol, traffic is still being delayed as the west bound lane remains reduced to one lane only. East bound lanes are fully open.

The rockslide began around 1:27 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Some rocks have been reported as at least 18 inches big.

FOX21 is on the way to the scene.

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ORIGINAL REPORT:

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is asking people to stay away from mile point 298 westbound west after a rockslide caused debris to fall onto one of the lanes.

According to CDOT, there is debris on the road between Crystal Hills Boulevard and Canon Avenue.

Traffic has been reduced to one lane traffic near mile point 298 westbound west of the cliff dwellings.

Authorities say expect delays and use caution.

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