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I-70 back open between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero following vehicle fire, officials say

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Posted at 3:24 PM, May 16, 2024

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Interstate 70 is back open in Colorado’s high country following a vehicle fire that forced the full closure of the highway earlier Thursday, officials said Thursday.

The crash was reported between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday by Garfield County 911 on X, formerly Twitter. The closure was confirmed by the Colorado Department of Transportation on their website.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were reopened at Glenwood Springs, but I-70 was still closed at Dotsero at around 5 p.m., according to Garfield County officials.

The highway reopened at Dotsero shortly just before 5:15 p.m.

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