EAGLE, Colo. (KDVR) — UPDATE (6:51 p.m.): One eastbound lane of Interstate 70 is open following a full closure due to a wildfire.
UPDATE (5:21 p.m.): CDOT said westbound Interstate 70 has reopened while eastbound remains closed due to wildfire activity.
ORIGINAL: Colorado State Patrol and Colorado Department of Transportation have closed both directions of Interstate 70 between Eagle and Gypsum due to a wildfire.
Strong winds are blowing the blaze toward the highway and creating heavy smoke causing difficult visibility.
CSP posted video of the wildfire: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1RDGlPaDarEGL
No estimated time to reopen has been given.
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