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Semi-truck blocking eastbound on-ramp from Hwy 85 to Mesa Ridge Pwy, closure expected for several hours

Posted at 2:19 PM, Jan 18, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-18 21:05:28-05

FOUNTAIN, Colo. — The City of Fountain is reporting that a semi-truck is blocking the eastbound on-ramp of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Highway 85.

According to the City of Fountain, a semi-truck overturned at the on-ramp around 2 p.m. Thursday. They also say that no one was injured during the incident. The cause is under investigation, but the city says that the wind in the area is being considered as a factor.

The city says that due to the nature of the situation, it will take several hours to remove the semi from the on-ramp.

This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more.

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