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Eastbound I-70 reopens in Idaho Springs after semi-truck rolled over

Eastbound I-70 closed in Idaho Springs due to rolled semi-truck
Posted at 10:40 PM, Jan 26, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-27 18:02:56-05

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — Eastbound Interstate 70 reopened nearly three hours after it was closed in Idaho Springs after a semi-truck rolled over, Colorado State Patrol announced late Thursday evening.

The closure happened shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Passenger vehicles were able to make it through town through exit 240.

CSP officials said semi-trucks would not be able fit through exit 240 and commercial vehicle drivers were asked to wait in a chain station.

CSP and the Colorado Department of Transportation were assisting the Idaho Springs Police Department.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were back open just after 11 p.m.

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