I-70 mudlside cleared near Eagle

WB lanes open just after 3 1/2 closure

EAGLE, Colo. - A mudslide closed both westbound lanes of Interstate 70 between Wolcott and Eagle on Tuesday night.

The closure was announced just before 7:30 p.m. By 8:45 p.m., CDOT crews had managed to open one westbound lane. Less than an hour later, both lanes were closed again.

The WB lanes were finally reopened just before 11 p.m., after the mudslide debris was cleared from the interstate.

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