A stretch of Interstate 70 near Eagle is shut down by a jackknifed semi truck.
Traffic is being detoured, drivers should expect delays in the area, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
The highway is closed eastbound at Eagle, according to the Colorado State Patrol, and it’s closed westbound at Wolcott because of a commercial vehicle crash with a hazardous materials response and cleanup. U.S. Route 6 is the detour.
The westbound lanes are closed for a vehicle recovery, according to CDOT.
CLOSED: I-70 EB at MP 147 near Eagle. Road is closed due to a jackknifed semi at MP 155. This is expected to be an extended closure due to a hazmat spill. WB is closed for vehicle recovery only. Traffic is detoured onto US-6 for both directions
— Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) (@ColoradoDOT) January 28, 2023
I70 closed eastbound at Eagle (mp147) and westbound Wolcott (mp157) due to CMV hazmat involved crash. Highway 6 is the detour but PLEASE expected extended delays @ColoradoDOT @CSP_MCSAP @EagleCountySO #I70 pic.twitter.com/nFBLurhVUw
— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) January 28, 2023