I-70 reopens at Vail Pass
12:35 a.m. Vail Pass has reopened after a nearly four-hour closure, please drive safely.
8:38 p.m. Amid a snowstorm on the evening of Thursday, May 9, motor vehicle accidents prompted a safety closure on interstate 70 at mile marker 176, Vail Pass.
No estimated time of reopening has currently been reported. Call 511 or check cotrip.org for updates.
Paul Cuthbertson set out by himself around 3 p.m. Friday from the trailhead that leads up to the Polar Star Inn, according to his father, Mike, but never made it to the popular backcountry hut as a late-spring snowstorm moved in.