UPDATE: MONDAY 11/6/2023 6:00 p.m.

(FREMONT COUNTY, Colo.) — Highway 50 is now fully reopened and a tipped semi truck removed from the road, according to the Cañon City Volunteer Fire Department.

One lane of Hwy 50 open after flipped semi

UPDATE: MONDAY 11/6/2023 4:17 p.m.

According to the Cañon City Volunteer Fire Department, traffic is alternating in both directions in one lane, as of 3 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: Highway 50 closed near Royal Gorge due to flipped semi

MONDAY 11/6/2023 1:10 p.m.

The Cañon City Volunteer Fire Department said a flipped semi-truck is blocking Highway 50 near the Royal Gorge and for drivers to avoid the area.

The volunteer fire department posted on Facebook at 11:52 a.m. that responders were on Hwy 50 just west of County Road 365A on top of Eight Mile Hill about a flipped semi-truck. The fire department said to watch for crews responding to the incident.

FOX21 is keeping an eye on the story and will update this article when we learn more.