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Highway 24, Vail Pass open

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11:21 p.m. Highway 24 has reopened

9:02 p.m. Highway 24 is closed in both directions again

8:48 p.m. Highway 24 has reopened

8:04 p.m. The incident has been cleared and I-70 has reopened. Please drive safely.

7:09 p.m. Dowd Junction has been cleared

7:07 p.m. There is an accident on EB I-70 at mile marker 170 near Dowd Junction, both lanes are blocked.

6:35 p.m. 1-2 hours estimated time for re-opening, reports Colorado State Patrol.

5:29 p.m. Vail Pass is closed, I-70 eastbound at MM 176 due to accidents. No estimated time of reopening.

5:10 p.m. Highway 24 is closed in both directions between Leadville and Minturn due to adverse conditions, reports Colorado State Patrol. Unknown time for re-open.

The pass was closed from 2 to 4 p.m. earlier Sunday. Chain laws are in effect for truckers, passenger vehicles are asked to observe traction laws.

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.




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