GEORGETOWN, Colo. — Georgetown was "closed" due to weather-related traffic on Interstate 70 on Wednesday evening, Colorado State Patrol announced.
It has reopened.
In a tweet earlier in the evening, the department said unchained semi-trucks had "choked I-70 so badly that the Town of Georgetown (exit 228) is completely plugged too."
GEORGETOWN Is CLOSED— CSP Golden (@csp_golden) February 23, 2023
Unchained semis have choked I-70 so badly that the Town of Georgetown (exit 228) is completely plugged too. The frontage road from Empire Junction (exit 232) has been CLOSED by Clear Creek LE to ensure emergency vehicles have access. AVOID the area. S1 pic.twitter.com/P7Qm2y8mF6
Clear Creek County law enforcement closed the frontage road from Empire Junction to ensure emergency vehicles have access.
Drivers were urged to avoid the area.