Gas leak in Minturn resolved; US Highway 24 now open
UPDATE: As of 3:19 p.m. U.S. Highway 24 is reopened both directions in Minturn. Please drive safely.
As of 2:29 p.m. U.S. Highway 24 is closed in both directions near mile marker 146.
Crews are on scene in the 700 block of Main Street in Minturn for emergency repairs to the confirmed gas main break.
While repairs are being conducted please use I-70 to U.S. Highway 91 as the alternate route for Highway 24.
Expect delays and use caution in the area.
According to an Eagle County alert sent at 2:00 p.m. there is a small gas leak on Main Street in Minturn. U.S. Highway 24 is closed southbound near mile marker 145.
After 11 rocky years together, Minturn and a developer that once aimed to provide tens of millions of dollars in benefits to the town took a tentative step toward a separation this week.