Highway 6 closed in Eagle-Vail
Update, 9:26 a.m.: The road has reopened.
EAGLE-VAIL — Highway 6 is closed from Dowd Junction to Avon “for police activity,” according to an email sent out by EC Alert.
US 6 MM 168-175 both directions,Dowd to Avon closed,b/c outside agency activity
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) November 26, 2016
US 6 MM 168-175 both directions, Dowd to Avon is closed; please avoid the area
— Eagle River Fire (@EagleRiverFire) November 26, 2016
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