WB I-70 reopened apporaching Vail, no estimate for reopening

VAIL, Colo. - The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at Vail reopened Friday night after beng closed due to numerous accidents.

The closure began just before 7 p.m. and lasted a little more than three hours.

Traffic cameras showed extended backups in the westbound lanes at 10 p.m.

Roads were icy and snowpacked along I-70 in the mountains, as snow continued to fall Friday night.

CDOT map with closure: http://ch7ne.ws/190Rwvo

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