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Blizzard shuts down Colorado and Kansas interstates and highways

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Colorado and Kansas interstates are shut down on Tuesday morning for a major winter weather storm.

As of Tuesday morning, blizzard conditions are creating dangerous travel conditions and forcing transportation officials to shut down roadways in Colorado and Kansas. These conditions are expected to continue throughout the day Tuesday and into Wednesday.

Colorado road closures as of Tuesday morning:

  • I-70 Eastbound from Denver (Airpark Road) to Kansas
  • I-70 Westbound from Kansas to Deer Trail 
  • US-6 in both directions from Sterling to Nebraska
  • US 24 both directions Seibert to Kansas
  • US 36 in both directions from Byers to Kansas State Line
  • US 385 in both directions from Cheyenne Wells to Nebraska State Line 
  • CO 59 in both directions from Haxtun to Yuma
  • CO 59 in both directions from Seibert to Cope 
  • CO 61 in both directions from Otis to Sterling 
  • CO 63 in both directions from Akron to Anton
  • CO 71 in both directions from Limon to Brush
  • CO 86 in both directions from Elizabeth to I-70

For the most up-to-date travel information from the Colorado Department of Transportation, please click here.

In Kansas, officials say that I-70 is closed from Goodland west to the state line, and U.S. 36 is closed from St. Francis west to the state line due to conditions in Colorado.

For the most up-to-date travel information from the Kansas Department of Transportation, please click here.

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