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Eastbound I-70 reopens near Floyd Hill after vehicle catches fire, CDOT officials say

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Jun 28, 2024

DENVER — A vehicle fire closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Floyd Hill for about three hours before reopening to traffic, according to Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) officials.

The vehicle fire was reported just before 11 a.m., according to CDOT officials, who said up to 21-minute delays were expected for those traveling east, while those going west should expect about a 5-minute delay to get through the area.

The eastbound lanes of I-70 wereclosed between Exit 243 – Hidden Valley, and Exit 244: US 6 at mile point 244.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were back open by 1:40 p.m.

A cause of the vehicle fire was not immediately known.

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