I-70 Mountain Corridor Alert: Glenwood Canyon Closed

May 21, 2019 - Northwestern Colorado

COLORADO – I-70 is currently CLOSED due to a rock slide in Glenwood Canyon, approximately five miles east of Glenwood Springs.


  • There is no estimated time of reopening.

  • Eastbound traffic is being stopped at MP 116.

  • Westbound traffic is being stopped at MP 133.

  • Crews with heavy equipment are on the scene clearing rock and boulders.

  • No vehicles were involved in the rock slide and no injuries are reported.

  • All passenger vehicles have been cleared from the scene. Commercial semis are currently being cleared.

  • A geo-hazard team is on the scene accessing the slope where the slide occurred.



Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include: