Traffic Incident: I70 westbound near East Vail now open
As of 4:41 p.m. Interstate 70 is back open at westbound mile marker 195 (Copper Mountain) with a right lane closure at mile marker 183 near the cleanup area. Officials ask you to use caution and in the area.
As of 2:07 p.m., according to communications from the Vail Public Safety Communications Center, Interstate 70 westbound remains closed at mile marker 195 (Copper Mountain) due to a major truck fire. While the fire is out, this will require containment and clean up.
An Eagle County Alert sent at 12:02 p.m. states that there is a traffic incident on Interstate 70 westbound at mile marker 183 near East Vail. The road is closed. Expect delays and use caution in the area.
This post will be updated.
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