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WB I-70 reopens at Copper Mountain after crash near Vail

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Posted at 6:51 AM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 10:02:34-05

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. -- Westbound Interstate 70 has reopened at Copper Mountain.

The interstate was closed at mile marker 195 at 6:42 a.m. because of a crash near Vail. The highway reopened just before 8 a.m.

CDOT put traction laws into place between Copper Mountain and Vail at 8:23 p.m. on Monday.

The traction law requires passenger vehicles to have snow or mud/snow tires, use chains/alternative traction devices, or be a 4WD/AWD vehicle.

There are traction laws and chain laws in various places around the state. See the latest updates on CDOT's website.

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