Eastbound I-70 Closed at Tower Road

April 21, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed I-70 eastbound at Airport Road due to an accident at I-70 and Tower Road that is blocking the eastbound lane.

Motorists traveling in the area are advised to use an alternate route as there is currently no estimated time for reopening this stretch of roadway. The Aurora Police Department is on scene and CDOT crews are working to direct traffic off of I-70 and onto a temporary detour route. Major delays are anticipated and there is a possibility that this road will not reopen by rush hour this evening.

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