Eastbound I-70 reopens, westbound to reopen by 6 p.m. near Idaho Springs after rockfall mitigation
Eastbound I-70 reopens, westbound to reopen by 6 p.m. near Idaho Springs after rockfall mitigation

The Colorado Department of Transportation says westbound Interstate 70 at Beaver Brook – just east of Idaho Springs – is expected to re-open by 6 p.m.

After rockfall mitigation closed the highway for most of the day.

The eastbound lanes of I-70 reopened just after 3 p.m.

After being closed for about three hours.