Interstate 70 News

Colorado Mudslides Wreak Havoc on Major Transportation Route

DENVER (AP) — As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a rush of mud and boulders tumbling …

Colorado Governor Plans Disaster Declaration After Mudslides

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Monday he was planning to issue a state disaster declaration and it could be “a few days to a few weeks” before a canyon in the western part of the state can …

Mudslides Force More Than 100 to Spend Night on Highway

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — More than 100 people had to spend the night on a highway, including nearly 30 who took refuge in a tunnel, after rain over an area burned by a wildfire once again triggered mudslides in …

Truck Driver Who Triggered Deadly Colorado Crash Charged with Homicide

Police have charged a truck driver with vehicular homicide after he triggered a fiery multi-vehicle crash that killed a still unknown number of motorists, some of whom remain in the wreckage on an interstate near Denver, authorities said on Friday. …

Pace Cars Returning to Colorado Interstate Mountain Roads

Police pace cars are returning to eastbound Interstate 70 in the Colorado mountains in another attempt to reduce congestion as snow enthusiasts return to Denver and other Front Range cities. The Colorado Department of Transportation says cars will pace traffic …