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Thanksgiving travel: Live updates for Nov. 22, 2017

Posted at 8:06 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 17:55:53-05

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we're keeping an eye on traffic and other travel conditions throughout the day. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

3:51 p.m.: A serious injury crash involving a motorcycle is reported at Colfax Avenue and NB I-25. The northbound on-ramp at Colfax is closed, per Denver Police. 

3:33 p.m.: Not a single person in line at DIA's TSA pre-check, according to Denver7 Investigative Reporter Jace Larson.  

3:09 p.m.: Northbound I-25 is seeing some bumper-to-bumper traffic between Castle Rock and Colorado Springs. 

3:05 p.m.: A sensor glitch affecting trains at DIA appears to be fixed, according to Denver7's Marc Stewart. You should still make time to arrive two-to-three hours before departure. 

2:55 p.m.: Are you still not out the door for Thanksgiving? Find out the travel conditions for this evening as well as tomorrow on Denver7 at 5 p.m.

2:07 p.m.: DIA officials said the earlier train issue had no impact on operations and there were no reports of passengers missing flights.

11:45 a.m.: Staff at the airport have managed to catch up with the backlog of passengers created by earlier train issues.

11:09 a.m.: With train issues persisting, DIA staff are controlling the flow of passengers because there aren't enough trains to accommodate the crowds.

10:54 a.m.: Airport officials say operations are getting back to normal and they're working on catching up with the long lines of people waiting.

10:28 a.m.: The trains between concourses are once again experiencing issues at DIA.

9:12 a.m.: All lanes of I-270 are back open following this morning's crash. Details:

8:56 a.m.: The University of Colorado A Line is back to normal, but expect delays to continue for a while.

8:53 a.m.: DIA is still seeing some lingering effects of the earlier train problem -- security wait times are upwards of 40 minutes.

8:34 a.m.: Officials at Denver International Airport say trains between concourses are resuming normal operations.

8:00 a.m.: A number of issues are causing delays around Denver International Airport --

  • Buses are serving a portion of the A Line due to an issue at 40th and Airport.
  • A mechanical issue with trains serving concourses at DIA means operators are manually driving trains. They're moving, but slower than usual.
  • Several crashes on I-70 and I-270 have created backups on the interstates leading to the airport