There are more female deer killed by cars than hunters in Colorado every year. Advocates hope three new wildlife crossings on Vail Pass will reduce collisions, improve animal health
The highest point anywhere on I-70, the westbound tunnel and its eastbound twin, have provided safe passage through the mountain for millions of vehicles.
Between late June and late August, I-70 through Glenwood Canyon closed nine times as state officials prepared for flash floods or cleared the roadway after car and truck accidents.
Nearly 50,000 motorists broke the law in 2020 when they drove in the eastbound Interstate 70 express toll lane through Clear Creek County while it was closed and supposed to be serving as the emergency shoulder. Colorado let those I-70 scofflaws off the hook and it has likely been giving thousands more drivers a similar […]
The 110-year prison sentence imposed on Rogel Aguilera-Mederos for causing a fiery Interstate 70 wreck west of Denver that killed four people has stoked international outrage and prompted calls for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ to intervene. Jefferson County prosecutors have filed a motion asking the court to reconsider the sentence, which could change the penalty […]
GLENWOOD CANYON — Andrew Knapp leans over the railing of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon and scowls at a jumble of rocks clogging the Colorado River. Those piercing piles of boulders — swept down the canyon walls in a cataclysmic rainstorm on July 29 — were rubbing against the retaining wall beneath the highway when […]
GOVE COUNTY, Kan. — A teen girl and a woman from Colorado died after their vehicles collided on Interstate 70 in western Kansas on Saturday and several other people were hurt. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Christina Satana of Pueblo, Colorado, was driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Gove County […]
Their stories are the same. Halfway through a four-hour crawl to the slopes, they glanced around at the bumper-to-bumper traffic on Interstate 70. “I felt so dumb being on I-70, driving myself in my car and looking over at other drivers who are alone or with empty seats,” Erwin Germain said. “All of the cars […]
After a year marred by disease and wildfire, Defiance Rafting just east of Glenwood Springs was having a gangbuster whitewater season this summer — so much so that owner Gregory Cowan planned to replace the 26 rafts that came with the business when he bought it three years ago. But the mudslides that closed Interstate […]
One lane of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon reopened in each direction on Saturday morning after a two-week closure prompted by mud and rock slides that buried and damaged the heavily traveled route. But the Colorado Department of Transportation warned motorists to prepare for traffic and other delays. The agency also warned that a full […]