Eastbound I-70 scheduled to be closed for a few hours on Sunday in Colorado near Eagle

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Published: Mar. 11, 2022 at 6:05 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 11, 2022 at 8:13 PM MST
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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Eastbound I-70 east of Grand Junction is scheduled to be closed on Sunday for a vehicle removal operation. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the closure will begin at 8 a.m. and is expected to last three hours.

The detour for all eastbound traffic will start at Exit 147 at the Eagle Interchange. Traffic will be detoured to U.S. 6 for about 10 miles before returning to I-70 at Exit 157 at Wolcott.

The timeline for the removal is an estimate, according to CDOT, and the removal could be closed for a longer period of time. For traffic updates, visit the CDOT news page.

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