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I-70 eastbound reopens at Vail Pass, Glenwood Canyon

UPDATE, 1:38 p.m.: Glenwood Canyon has reopened

UPDATE, 12:59 p.m.: Eastbound I-70 over Vail Pass has reopened due to improving conditions.

VAIL — Snowy conditions have closed eastbound Interstate 70 at both ends of Eagle County on Friday.

Eastbound I-70 is closed at mile marker 180 due to adverse weather conditions as of 12:03 p.m.

Eastbound I-70 is also closed through Glenwood Canyon as of 12:42 p.m.

In addition, eastbound U.S. Highway 24 over Battle Mountain is closed to commercial vehicles as of 12:42 p.m.

The Vail area is under a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday morning. Up to a foot of snow is expected.

This story will be updated.

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The VailDaily Updated Jan 13, 2014 02:30PM Published Jan 10, 2014 12:54PM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.