I-70 closed from Avon to Vail Pass | VailDaily.com

I-70 closed from Avon to Vail Pass

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Dominique Taylor/Vail DailyPeyton Estes, 18 months, looks out the window of a truck while her mother, Keddie Estes, who is 8 1/2 month pregnant fills out police paperwork after their car slid into the back of a moving truck Friday in Dowd Juction

VAIL, Colorado – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 are closed from Avon to the top of Vail Pass Friday afternoon.

Multiple crashes have blocked the eastbound lanes of Dowd Junction Friday afternoon. A short time later, authorities closed the entire stretch of freeway from mile marker 167 in Avon to the top of Vail Pass.

The westbound lanes of I-70 from Copper Mountain to Vail Pass are closed.

Authorities did not say when the road would re-open. The forecast is for snow to continue through tonight.

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