EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KJCT)- UPDATE 2:12 p.m.: Westbound I-70 is back open in Frisco.
The Colorado State Patrol in Eagle says that an avalanche in Officers Gulch area that is between Copper Mountain and Frisco has closed I-70 WB in that area.
#BREAKING Safety Closure: I-70 WB CLOSED at Frisco due to #Avalanche in the Officers Gulch area (between Copper Mtn and Frisco)— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) February 7, 2020
Initial small slide impacting WB lanes, however, area needs to be cleared.
Avalanche experts enroute.#cotraffic
They save avalanche experts are en route.
Please use extreme caution if you are traveling across the high country today! High winds paired with heavy snowfall is making travel treacherous.