Dust storm closes I-70, causes multiple crashes

Posted on: 4:51 pm, September 23, 2013, by , updated on: 08:29pm, September 23, 2013

DENVER — Both directions of Interstate 70 were closed Monday afternoon when a dust storm made visibility along the highway almost zero.

The closure was between Limon and Burlington and started around 2:50 p.m. It ended Monday evening as the highway reopened in both directions.

CDOT  reported multiple accidents as a result of low visibility that led to the closure.

No injuries have been reported.