A snowy Friday around Colorado has led to icy travel conditions along with several crashes and road closures around the state.
CRASHES | SB I-25
Just after 11 a.m., Colorado State Patrol said there were multiple crashes on Interstate 25 near Greenland just south of Castle Rock. CSP Trooper Gary Cutler confirmed that a total of 24 vehicles were involved in multiple wrecks, but no injuries have been reported.
The left lane of I-25 was closed near Greenland for hours, but reopened at about 3:30 p.m. CSP said delays and backups are still impacting the area.
Colorado State Patrol is asking commuters to avoid that stretch of road as the crashes and heavy traffic have clogged the road to a point that crews have not been able to clear the road.
LONG DELAYS | I-25 Castle Rock to Monument
The Colorado State Patrol is reporting bumper-to-bumper traffic and extreme delays on southbound I-25. Currently, they are estimating it will take about 2 hours to drive from Castle Rock to Monument.
They are encouraging commuters to wait somewhere north of Castle Rock for the time being and let the snow and traffic clear out.
TRACTION LAW | I-70
On I-70 between Bakerville and Vail, the Traction Law is in effect -- meaning all vehicles must have four-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or have snow tires. CDOT reported heavy mountain traffic with up to two hours of travel time between Morrison and the Eisenhower Tunnel.
SAFETY CLOSURE | C-470
CDOT has implemented a safety closure for both directions of C-470 at the I-70 interchange due to adverse travel conditions between I-70 and 6th Avenue. Alternate routes are advised.
ACCIDENT ALERT | Aurora, Broomfield, Lakewood, Douglas County
The city of Aurora is on accident alert, which means that drivers in minor accidents are urged not to call police, but rather exchange information and file a report later. Broomfield, Lakewood and Douglas County are also on accident alert.
CLOSED | US-6
Adverse road conditions has closed US 6 at Loveland Pass.
CLOSED | US 550
In western Colorado Red Mountain pass on US 550 will remain closed overnight due to adverse weather conditions and avalanche mitigation work.
CLOSING | Monarch Pass
CDOT will close access to Monarch Pass starting at about 5 p.m. on Friday.
HIGH WIND ADVISORY | HWY 285
A high wind advisory is in effect on Highway 285 between mile marker 183 and County Road 872.
We'll update this list with the latest travel information throughout the day.
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