Traffic updates: Vail area bus routes canceled |

Traffic updates: Vail area bus routes canceled

Due to a major, multi-vehicle accident on I-70 eastbound between Vail and Dowd Junction, the interstate is closed and Vail is currently inaccessible. All Edwards and farther East routes will run late due to overflow traffic onto Highway 6.

Families affected: School bus transportation affecting Red Sandstone, some Homestake Peak School routes and some Battle Mountain High School routes will not run.

Red Sandstone bus riders will be held at Red Sandstone until parents can pick them up. Buses are in EagleVail and cannot access Vail or Red Sandstone.

Homestake Peak and Battle Mountain students who normally transfer buses for home transportation in Vail will be held at Homestake Peak until parents can pick them up at Homestake Peak.

Families directly impacted are being notified separately by our transportation department or their school principal.

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Debido a un grave accidente de varios vehículos en la carretera I-70 (con dirección al este) entre Vail y Dowd Junction, la interestatal está cerrada y actualmente no hay paso hacia Vail. Todas las rutas de paso que vienen de Edwards y más al este llegarán tarde debido al embotellamiento en la autopista Hwy 6.

¿Quiénes son las familias afectadas?

Todas las rutas escolares del autobús de Red Sandstone, algunas de Homestake Peak y otras de Battle Mountain no estarán funcionando. 

Los y las niñas que viajan en el autobús de Red Sandstone se quedarán en Red Sandstone hasta que sus papás y mamás puedan ir a recogerlos. Los autobuses están en Eagle-Vail y no hay paso hacia Vail ni a Red Sandstone.

Los y las estudiantes de Homestake Peak y Battle Mountain que normalmente se van en un autobús de transferencia a Vail se quedarán en Homestake Peak hasta que sus familias puedan recogerles en Homestake Peak.

El departamento de transporte o la directora escolar le notificarán a las familias directamente afectadas.

More traffic updates

Vail Pass has reopened in the eastbound direction after being shut down due to adverse road conditions.

A road incident at mile marker 176 in Vail has also been cleared as well as a road incident at mile marker 157 near Wolcott.

Slow down and move over for emergency personnel. Call 511 or check for updates.

This story will be updated.

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