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Winter maintenance closes I-70 at Vail Pass today

i-70 in snow
Posted at 6:55 AM, Dec 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-27 08:56:11-05

VAIL PASS — The Colorado Department of Transportation announced today that I-70 at Vail Pass will be closed for winter maintenance and avalanche mitigation at 9 AM.

Eastbound I-70 will be closed down at Exit 176 for all vehicles, and there will be a closure for commercial motor vehicles at Exit 176.

Westbound I-70 will close down at Exit 195 for all vehicles.

The closures are expected to last for about an hour. It is advised to find an alternate route if possible.

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