AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) – Hazardous winter driving conditions and a crash prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to close Interstate 70 eastbound from Limon to the Kansas border. At 1:30 p.m., officials extended that closure all the way to Aurora.
CDOT did not give an estimated time of reopening and the highway did not open back up until 10:30 p.m.
At 11:41 a.m., officials tweeted the road was closed due to a crash between exit 361 and the eastern border.
Then, about 20 minutes later, they said they were closing the interstate due to safety concerns.
Later, officials said I-70 eastbound was closed between E-470 in Aurora and the Kansas border.
Head to our traffic page to keep an eye on the route and check back here for additional updates.