Winter weather advisory underway until Monday
Travel through Eagle County is difficult again as snow continues to blanket the high country. A winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service and will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Monday.
The weather service is warning drivers to use caution in slippery road conditions caused from snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with “locally higher amounts, especially near Vail Pass,” according to the National Weather Service’s Grand Junction office. “Winds gusting as high as 35 mph this evening, the decreasing overnight.”
I-70 WB: Safety closure lifted at Exit 157 – CO 131; Wolcott. https://t.co/MIKOEDmUFj— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) February 10, 2020
7:16 p.m. I-70 WB is now open at mile marker 157. Please drive safely.
6:28 p.m. I-70 WB is now closed at mile marker 157
6:18 p.m. I-70 is now closed WB at mile marker 154 between Wolcott and Eagle
6:06 p.m. A road incident has also shut down a westbound lane of I-70 at mile marker 154 between Wolcott and Eagle. Slow down and move over for emergency personnel.
5:50 p.m. The right lane of westbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 189 near the top of Vail Pass is blocked for a road incident.
This story will be updated.