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Live Colorado traffic updates as snowstorm moves through much of the state Saturday

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Posted at 11:54 AM, Feb 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-10 20:25:22-05

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5:52 p.m.: The City of Thornton is no longer under accident alert. 

3:45 p.m.: The Adams County Fire Department is reporting they have responded to 11 vehicle accidents since 9:30 a.m. They advise residents to avoid driving if possible. 

2:48 p.m.: Eastbound I-70 at Lookout Mountain has re-opened, per the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Delays could remain in the area for some time. 

2:25 p.m.: A crash has been reported on northbound I-25 at Castle Pines Parkway, mile marker 183. The left lanes are closed, CDOT says. 

2:21 p.m.: The eastbound lanes of I-70 is closed near Lookout Mountain due to this jackknifed semi. There's no estimated time for reopening of the highway. 

2:15 p.m.: Traffic has been detoured in that jackknifed semi crash at Lookout Mountain to Genesee. An alternate route is US 6.  

2:07 p.m.: Elbert County is on accident alert, per a spokesperson from the Elbert County Sheriff's Office. 

2:07 p.m.: The Colorado State Patrol - Castle Rock division says I-25 in Douglas County is "very slushy and icy."

1:50 p.m.: A jackknifed is blocking the east bound lanes of I-70 at Lookout Mountain at mile marker 256. Expect delays, per CDOT. 

12:55 p.m.: The City of Parker is also now under accident alert. 

11:45 a.m.: The City of Thornton is on accident alert, meaning that if you're involved in an accident and no one is injured, police ask that you do not call for a police officer. Exchange information with the other driver, report it to your insurance company and wait to file the police report until later.  

11:30 a.m.: US 6 at Loveland Pass is now closed due to a vehicle recovery in the area. No estimated time for the reopening of the highway, CDOT says.

11:25 a.m.: CDOT warns that roads have deteriorated due to moderate-to-heavy snow throughout the Denver area. 

10:10 a.m.: A Traction Law is also now in effect on I-70 between Vail and Denver, according to CDOT. 

9:20 a.m.: Traction Law in effect for US 24 Battle Mountain, per CDOT.

7:20 a.m.: Traction Law in effect at Hoosier Pass - Colorado 9. 

7:15 a.m.: Heavy traffic is increasing on WB I-70; up to 2 hours of travel time from Denver/C-470 to the Eisenhower Tunnel.