I-70 in Colorado back open Tuesday night following flash flood warning through Glenwood Canyon

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Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 3:50 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 6, 2022 at 5:41 AM MDT
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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A stretch of I-70 in the Rocky Mountains was closed in Colorado Tuesday over concerns tied to a flash flood warning.

The closure was announced by CDOT at about 3:15 p.m. for I-70 between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero. It was in effect until 5 p.m.

The highway was back open in both directions as of 5:02 p.m.

Click here for information on an alternate route.

Mudslides occurred in July of 2021 that prompted safety closures for about two weeks. The mudslides are a result of the Grizzly Creek burn scar in the area.

This article may or may not be updated. The purpose of this article is to inform the public of a major highway closure.

A similar closure was put in place back on June 27.

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