Glenwood Canyon closure
The final phase of restoration in Glenwood Canyon turns to debris-choked Colorado River
The Colorado Department of Transportation is orchestrating the removal of hundreds of thousands of tons of debris flushed down the walls of Glenwood Canyon in July deluge.
Glenwood Springs is still dealing with the effects of a long I-70 closure this summer. Federal aid is a lifeline.
After a summer of record profits was interrupted by the disastrous shutdown of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon, locals are looking to build community resilience.
Hanging Lake Trail will take a long time to rebuild, but there’s clear water on the horizon
The Hanging Lake trail was buried in mud, rock and charred timber following intense rain. But the oasis was untouched by debris flows and the Forest Service hopes to rebuild a more sustainable path.
Hanging Lake indefinitely closed after mudslides, with trails needing major rebuild
Glenwood Canyon mudslides left the renowned lake and waterfall intact, but access is impossible. Officials are canceling 15,000 reservations for the rest of the year.
I-70 through Glenwood Canyon may reopen as soon as Saturday afternoon
The canyon has been closed since July 29, when mud and rock slides forced more than 100 people to spend the night on I-70, including nearly 30 who took refuge in a tunnel near the Hanging Lake exit
Western Slope vineyards bubble over with young wine drinkers raised on fizzy beverages
Sparkling wines open the door, but Colorado wineries appeal to younger tastes with unconventional grapes and labels that read natural non-GMO, gluten-free and 100% vegan
Passengers rescued after Greyhound bus gets stuck on forest service road in the Flat Tops
Greyhound says it is investigating the "rerouting" that sent its bus up a road that usually is accessible only by 4-wheel drives and ATVs.
It may be weeks before I-70 reopens through Glenwood Canyon after mud and rock slides
Gov. Jared Polis is preparing state and federal disaster declarations as state officials assess “extreme damage” to the highway and threats to the rail line that runs adjacent to the Colorado River
U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass shut by mudslides, hazmat vehicles must now go through Eisenhower tunnel
Alternate routes advised: I-70 remains closed through Glenwood Canyon as removal of mud and rocks from 10 slides goes slow.
Mudslides in Glenwood Canyon force more than 100 to spend night on I-70
The highway likely will be closed through the weekend because of the massive level of clean up required and heavy rain in the weather forecast.
Horses escape from Eagle County Fairgrounds, lead motorists in chase on I-70
Drivers who cursed the closure of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon earlier in the day were grateful for the lack of traffic as they herded runaway horses in the dark.
When mudslides close I-70, flocks of visitors head to the small town of Craig. Is it ready?
Can the city handle the influx and see a micro business boom in return?
Glenwood Canyon closes again as forest ecologists scramble to seed burn zone and prevent mudslides
Glenwood Canyon closed to traffic for almost three hours on Tuesday as rain threatened more mudslides. Forest botanists are working to stabilize and restore the Grizzly Creek burn zone to prevent more debris flows and highway closures.
Interstate 70 opens through Glenwood Canyon as crews work to clean up weekend mudslides
More rain is in the forecast, which could lead to more slides. "It’s a double-edged sword. We need the moisture, but we just don’t need it concentrated in Glenwood Canyon," CDOT boss says.
So you need to get to Colorado’s Western Slope? Here are your options.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is encouraging people to stay away from western Colorado for the near future