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Eastbound I-70 back open in Wheat Ridge after semi-truck catches fire, police say

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Apr 30, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-30 19:32:46-04

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Eastbound I-70 was partially shut down in Wheat Ridge after a semi-truck caught fire sometime Monday afternoon, according to police.

The partial shutdown of the east bound lanes of I-70 east of Robb St. was reported by Wheat Ridge police before 4:30 p.m.

Two lanes on the eastbound lanes remained open, “but considering the time of day, we suggest you find an alternate route back home,” Wheat Ridge police said in a social media post on X, formerly Twitter.

The highway was fully reopened by 4:51 p.m., police later said.

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