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It may be weeks before I-70 reopens through Glenwood Canyon after mud and rock slides

Gov. Jared Polis said he will issue a state disaster declaration and seek federal help to respond to mudslides that have caused “extreme damage” to Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon and closed part of the major east-west thoroughfare since last week.  It could take a few days or a few weeks to clear at least […]

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So you need to get to Colorado’s Western Slope? Here are your options.

UPDATE: I-70 reopened through Glenwood Canyon on Aug. 24. Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon will be closed for at least the next several days because of the Grizzly Creek fire. In addition, Independence Pass through Aspen — which is off-limits to vehicles longer than 35 feet — will have alternating traffic because of high volume. […]