I-70 closes every 2.4 days west of Denver

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I-70 closes every 2.4 days west of Denver

Snow, fire, rocks: This ribbon of highway gets it all
In this Feb. 17 file photograph, a Colorado Department of Transportation worker examines debris from a rockslide on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon east of Glenwood Springs. All lanes of the interstate were eventually reopened April 13 after the emergency work, which tallied $5 million, was completed 23 days ahead of schedule.
In this Feb. 17 file photograph, a hole is shown in the deck of the westbound lanes on Interstate 70 where a rock hit the road during a massive slide in Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs. Travel was affected through the scenic canyon for weeks until the road was repaired. An analysis by The Post-Independent of Glenwood Springs of data from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows that Interstate 70 closes an average of every 2.4 days west of Denver.

I-70 closes every 2.4 days west of Denver

In this Feb. 17 file photograph, a Colorado Department of Transportation worker examines debris from a rockslide on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon east of Glenwood Springs. All lanes of the interstate were eventually reopened April 13 after the emergency work, which tallied $5 million, was completed 23 days ahead of schedule.
In this Feb. 17 file photograph, a hole is shown in the deck of the westbound lanes on Interstate 70 where a rock hit the road during a massive slide in Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs. Travel was affected through the scenic canyon for weeks until the road was repaired. An analysis by The Post-Independent of Glenwood Springs of data from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows that Interstate 70 closes an average of every 2.4 days west of Denver.
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