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Southbound lanes of I-25 reopens through Raton Pass south of Trinidad

Posted at 11:26 AM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 14:28:32-04

TRINIDAD — Snow is still coming down on the south side of the state and driving conditions are less than pleasant.

An accident on Raton Pass had southbound I-25 closed from Trinidad to the New Mexico border, but The Colorado Department of Transportation reopened it around 12:20 p.m.

It initially closed around 10:45 a.m.

Another accident on the northbound side is being cleaned up at Gallinas.

In addition, the chain law is in effect for all passenger and commercial vehicles between Trinidad and the border.

All vehicles are required to have snow or mud/snow tires, use chains/alternative traction devices or be a 4WD/AWD vehicle.