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Road Closures: Southern Colorado experiences snow-packed commute

00140_Platte Ave (E05700) _ Powers Cropped
Platte and Powers Tuesday morning

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - Drivers experienced snow-packed roads and slick conditions Tuesday morning.

The City of Colorado Springs and the City of Fountain were placed on accident alert status.

Follow an updating stream of crash reports:

Just before 8 a.m., the City of Pueblo was also placed on accident alert status. The Pueblo Police Department was reporting multiple slide-offs and accidents on the roadways.

You have 72 hours to report a minor accident that does not involve drugs or alcohol. To report a crash click here.

I-70 was closed out east between Airpark Rd. (south of the Denver International Airport) to Burlington (Kansas border) due to adverse weather conditions. There is no estimated time of reopening.

Just before 8 a.m., Highway 24 closed between Calhan and Limon due to adverse weather conditions. The highway reopened at 9:47 a.m.

To track accidents in the area click here.

For a full list of closures click here.

For a live traffic map click here.

For more on the changing weather conditions click here.

There were 463 canceled flights at the Denver International Airport and 11 delays Tuesday. DIA reporting that the airport received 7 inches of snow as of 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Check your flight status and give yourself extra time traveling on Pena Blvd.

As of 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, the Colorado Springs Airport had five outbound flights that were canceled. To check your flight status click here.


Hanna Knutson

Hanna is the traffic reporter for Good Morning Colorado. Learn more about Hanna here.