NEWS: I-70 Glenwood Canyon closed for debris flows and Colorado River impacts
July 23 – Flash Flood Watch in effect for Grizzly Creek burn area
July 22 UPDATE: I-70 in Glenwood Canyon is closed at Exit 87 (West Rifle), Exit 109 (Canyon Creek), Exit 116 (Glenwood Springs) and Exit 133 (Dotsero), due to flash flooding for the Grizzly Creek burn scar. Local eastbound traffic on I-70 is allowed east of Exit 109, but motorists should expect delays.
Eastbound I-70 DETOUR: CO 13 Rifle to Craig, east on US 40 to Steamboat over Rabbit Ears Pass to Kremmling down CO 9 to Silverthorne. Westbound I-70 DETOUR: See route above, in reverse. For the status of road closures at any time, including overnight, please check cotrip.org, CDOT’s Twitter page, or call 511.
Visit the Garfield County Emergency Operations Center for info on Glenwood Canyon travel and emergenices in Garfield County.
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office and the seven fire districts in Garfield County have returned to Stage 1 fire restrictions. This applies to unincorporated Garfield County.
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service lands in Garfield County are also in Stage 1 fire restrictions.
Garfield County emergency alerts