TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Closure of EB I-70 for CSP investigation

June 20, 2019 - Denver Metro Area, Colorado

ARAPAHOE COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close eastbound Interstate 70 on Thursday, June 20 from Peoria Road (Exit 322) to Deer Trail (Exit 328) while Colorado State Patrol conducts an investigation into the crash involving fallen State Trooper Moden. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. and is estimated to last until 11:30 p.m. 

Alternate route:

  • Drivers will be rerouted from eastbound I-70 south to Highway 40 to detour around the closure. Drivers can take Highway 40 east to Cedar Street, go north on Cedar Street and can return to I-70 eastbound from there. 

Motorists can stay up to date on road closures at all times at Drivers can also sign up for customized travel alerts via text and email on CDOT’s website.



To heighten safety awareness, CDOT recently announced its Whole System — Whole Safety initiative. This project takes a systematic statewide approach to safety combining the benefits of CDOT’s programs that address driving behaviors, our built environment and the organization's operations. The goal is to improve the safety of Colorado’s transportation network by reducing the rate and severity of crashes and improving the safety of all transportation modes. The program has one simple mission—to get everyone home safely.