There are multiple crashes south of the Denver metro area this morning.
In Douglas County, there are crashes on northbound I-25 at Tomah Road and southbound I-25 near Happy Canyon, according to Denver7 traffic reporter Jayson Luber.
Two DougCo crashes. One NB 25 near Tomah Rd. The other SB 25 near Happy canyon pic.twitter.com/bAw69uKwjA
— Jayson Luber (@Denver7Traffic) January 19, 2016
The Colorado State Patrol and Douglas County Sheriff's Office is dealing with a crash on southbound I-25 at mile marker 165. That's near the Palmer Divide.
— Springs Police (@CSPDPIO) January 19, 2016
Roads are icy and snowpacked south of the metro area.
KEN Caryl roads are completely snow covered pic.twitter.com/wGHQuIq3WH
— Daryl Orr (@WxTrackerDaryl) January 19, 2016
Conditions are worsening on Interstate 70 to the west of the metro area. The traction law was put in place on I-70 in both directions between Silverthorne and the Eisenhower Tunnel at 3 a.m.
At 5 a.m., the traction law was put in place just outside Denver.
Traction Law I-70 both directions from ID Spgs to Denver C-470 -Passenger vehicles required to have snow or mud/snow tires,use chains/alter
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) January 19, 2016
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