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Posted on: August 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fire in South Canyon Closes I-70 Both Directions at Exit 109 and 114

I-70 is closed at mile-marker 114 and 109 in both directions, West Glenwood Springs to South Canyon due to a fire. Water lifts over the Highway necessitates the closure of I-70. Congestion is expected in Glenwood Springs.

This fire is approx 35-40 acres in size.  Type 1 and type 3 helicopters are responding to this fire. Please note that westbound traffic is being stopped at Dotsero (exit 133) due to the closure further west. There is no estimated time of reopening at either location. Significant congestion in Glenwood Springs is expected and residents are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. 

Information will be available when available. 

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