Mudslide closes I-70 through Glenwood Canyon


GLENWOOD CANYON, Colo. (KDVR) — Interstate 70 is closed from the main Glenwood Exit to Canyon Creek both east and westbound due to debris flow through Glenwood Canyon.

A flash flood warning was also announced for Eagle County. The warnings are in effect until 5 p.m.

This area has been closed several times over the last week after a few mudslides caked the road in a soupy debris last weekend. Safety closures have been expected as precipitation continues to fall over the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar.

The alternate route from the Colorado Department of Transportation provided for closures earlier in the week is below:

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