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Lisa McElroy | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

Driving 1,900 miles from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Boulder, Colorado, can be stultifying, especially when you're in a car by yourself with no one for company except 15 fish and two dachshunds.

Snow Causes Over 50 Car Crashes On I-70

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

VAIL, Colo. — Interstate 70 has fully reopened after more than 50 vehicles got caught up in crashes as heavy snow and wind moved through the Col...

Radley Balko

The Stop: Bad Cops, Drug Dogs and Trekkies Along I-70 | Radley Balko | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

(Photo by Billy Delfs) Last December, filmmaker Terrance Huff and his friend Jon Seaton were returning to Ohio after attending a "Star Trek" co...

CDOT Removes Boulders From Above I-70

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 06.05.2011 | Denver

GEORGETOWN, Colo. — A 25-mile stretch of Colorado's main east-west highway was shut down Tuesday so crews tethered to a mountainside by ropes co...

Eisenhower Tunnel Closed After 1,000 Pounds Of Explosive Agent Spills In Crash

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


At Least $24 Million For Proposed I-70 Traffic Fix

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Installing "zipper lanes" on Interstate 70 to reduce eastbound congestion on ski-season Sundays would cost at least $24 million, state transportation ...

John Hickenlooper Proposes Curbing Commercial Trucking On I-70 To Solve Traffic Problems

Real Aspen | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

We all know who wins when an SUV loaded with skiers tangles with a tractor trailer out on the open road on an icy winter day in the Rocky Mountains. T...

No Boarding

Mike Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Gellman

Snowboarding has been good to me. It gave me a reason to go to Aspen to harass Hunter S. Thompson and hit on foreign au pairs and nannys. But that's all over now. This year, I will not be snowboarding.

I-70 Improvements Could Cost As Much As $20 Billion: CDOT

The Denver Post | Jeffrey Leib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado officials today released a revised study of potential transportation improvements for the Interstate 70 mountain corridor with a "preferred a...

Colorado Ski Traffic Myth? CDOT Says Worse Traffic Is In The Summer

KMGH Denver | Deb Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Many drivers complain how ski traffic can clog Interstate 70 between Silverthorne and Denver, but the congestion is actually worse in the su...

Colorado's Most Dangerous Stretch Of Interstate: I-25 Between Santa Fe, I-70

KMGH Denver | Jayson Luber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- We all know there are dangerous intersections around town, but do you know where you're most likely to crash in Denver? 7EWS checked Denv...

I-70 Accident: 2 Die In Crash West Of Denver

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Two people are dead in a crash on Interstate 70 in Colorado, including a suspected drunken driver who was driving in the wr...

Denver Rain, Snow: Three Feet Could Accumulate West Of Denver

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A powerful spring storm dropped snow, sleet and rain across much of Colorado on Friday, spawning tornadoes and snarling traffic. More ...

Fix I-70 Day

Chris Romer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Chris Romer

The gorgeous stretch along I-70 on the way to the mountains is a scenic and picturesque drive -- if you're not headed westbound on a Friday afternoon or eastbound on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.

Denver Olympic Bid: Would It Win A $20 BILLION Mountain Train?

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics were essentially two winter Olympics -- the Vancouver and Whistler Games -- separated by a mere 70 miles and an unn...

Glenwood Canyon Rockslide: ANOTHER Boulder Smashes Car On I-70

KUSA | Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD CANYON - A boulder rolled onto a car on Interstate 70 on Thursday in the same area as the largest ever rockslide in Colorado. The Colorado...

I-70 Rock Slide: Interstate Set To Reopen For Limited Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers have reopened Interstate 70 in western Colorado, three days after a rock slide tore gaping holes in an elevate...

Woman Killed By Falling Rock On I-70 Detour Route

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers are breaking up a huge boulder threatening to tumble down a cliff onto Interstate 70 in western Colorado, days...

I-70 Detour Route: Woman Killed By Falling Rock Near Steamboat

9 News | Kyle Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ROUTT COUNTY - A woman was killed Wednesday morning by a rock that fell onto the car she was riding in on U.S. Highway 40 near Steamboat Springs. U.S...

Rescue Crews Still Wary Of One Giant Boulder Above I-70 Slide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. � Workers hiked up the side of a Colorado canyon Tuesday to examine another boulder threatening to fall on Interstate 70 aft...

MASSIVE Rock Slide Creates Gaping Holes, Blocks 17-Mile Stretch Of I-70

AP | SAMANTHA ABERNETHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A rock slide punched gaping holes in a bridge and left huge boulders on Interstate 70, closing a 17-mile stretch in western Colorado an...

Kansas Pileup Blamed On Snow Squall: More Than 40 Cars Involved; 15 Injured

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A snow squall is being blamed for a pileup of more than 40 vehicles in Kansas. Drivers involved in the accident said the sudden whiteout kept them fr...