Snow in Colorado: Live traffic updates as powerful cold front moves through the Front Range

Posted at 5:37 AM, Oct 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-14 20:26:58-04

This is the Denver7 snow reports and road conditions blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with your snow reports, as well as minor and major traffic impacts. Please share your photos with us on Twitter @DenverChannel or post them on the Denver Channel Facebook page. Check back as we continue to update this story.  

11:38 a.m.: I-70 is back open between the Eisenhower Tunnel and Georgetown after crews cleared out several spun-out vehicles. 

10:58 a.m.: I-70 is closed between the Eisenhower Tunnel and Georgetown due to multiple spin-outs, CDOT says. Here's a live look at the traffic in the area.

10:43 a.m.: CDOT is reporting adverse weather between Raton Pass and Exit 49 (near Walsenburg). Please drive safe if you're going near this area. 

10:11 a.m.: EB I-70 at CO 9 (near Frisco) is back open following crash clean-up, per CDOT. 

8:52 a.m.: Both I-25 and Highway 287 are back open in Larimer County to the Wyoming state line, the CSP - Larimer County division says

8:46 a.m.: The eastbound lanes of I-70 are closed at CO 9 (near Frisco). 

8:39 a.m.: I-25 is back open from Wellington to the Wyoming border after Saturday night closure, CDOT says.  

7:57 a.m.: US 85 northbound is back open at Nunn, per the Colorado Department of Transportation. 

7:50 a.m.: in Denver: 

7:30 a.m.: These roads are currently closed due to the snow:

1. US 34 from the Colorado River Trailhead to Rainbow Curve is closed both ways due to snow fall and adverse weather conditions. No estimated time of reopening.

2. I-25 is closed both ways from Wellington to the Wyoming border. You are asked to use an alternate route. 

3. US 287 northbound is closed at the Wyoming State Line.  

4. US 85 northbound is closed at Nunn due to adverse weather conditions. You are asked to use alternate routes. 

 MORE: Get live traffic conditions here

7:17 a.m.: Check out what Boulder is waking up to! 

It’s a winter wonderland in @bouldercolorado this morning! #cowx @DenverChannel #Denver7

— Connor Wist (@connorwist) October 14, 2018

7:01 a.m. in Pueblo: The Colorado State Patrol is alert travelers of freezing rain and wet roads on I-25 in the Trinidad area. 

Freezing rain and wet roads for I-25 in the Trinidad area. Watch the bridges and overpasses for ice as the temps continue to fall. S36 #COweather #COwx #Octoburr

— CSP Pueblo (@CSP_Pueblo) October 14, 2018

6:58 a.m. in Denver:

Park Ave is closed westbound from Broadway through Larimer for a gas leak at the Denver Rescue Mission. They have not evacuated the building and are ventilating until @xcelenergy can get here to fix it.

— James Dougherty (@DoughertyKMGH) October 14, 2018

6:00 a.m. in Fort Collins:

Good morning, #NoCO! You are waking up to between 4-7” of #snow this morning, so get up & get ‘er done! Not my best snow shoveling job, but this will all be a distant memory by end of Tuesday. If it were Dec/Jan, I’d have done a better job @DenverChannel

— Major King (@MajorDenver7) October 14, 2018

5:55 a.m. in Denver: Don't be that guy (or gal) caught with your sprinklers on this morning. 

I don’t think they need these today.

— James Dougherty (@DoughertyKMGH) October 14, 2018

5:50 a.m. in Denver:

Get those ice scrapers out! #cowx @DenverChannel #Denver7

— Connor Wist (@connorwist) October 14, 2018

5:11 a.m. in Denver:

You can see where mag chloride begins and ends on the road this morning- icy overpasses @DenverChannel

— Stacey Donaldson (@staceydonaldson) October 14, 2018

4:04 a.m. in Loveland:

Snowing really hard in Loveland.
The roads are bad, I bet.

— Longs Peak 14,259' (@AreUKiddingMe33) October 14, 2018

12:30 a.m. in Fort Collins: The Fort Collins Police Services has this message for the Colorado State Rams on their homecoming weekend!

11:30 p.m. in Centennial: Here's a view of Arapahoe and Holly at around 11:30 p.m. last night. 

@Denver7Traffic Arapahoe and Holly around 23:30

— Brian (@moonbeam241) October 14, 2018

11:30 p.m. in Denver:

Snow is here! @denverchannel

— Stacey Donaldson (@staceydonaldson) October 14, 2018


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