I-70 closed through Glenwood Canyon in both directions for mudslides

Glenwood Canyon along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor is closed in both directions for safety concerns.

The highway is closed between Exit 133, Dotsero, and Exit 114, West Glenwood, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

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There are reports of mudslides in the canyon, where a flash flood advisory, posted by the National Weather Service, is in effect until 8:30 p.m. About 5:15 p.m. Wednesday a thunderstorm unleashed heavy rain, but to an inch, in the area.

This story will be updated. 

#I70 westbound: Road closed due to safety concerns between Exit 133 – Dotsero and Exit 114 – West Glenwood. https://t.co/W0CxsV7Xiy

— Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) (@ColoradoDOT) August 16, 2023

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