I-70 reduced to one lane due to flooding

The status of I-70.
The status of I-70.(Colorado Department of Transportation)
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 2:23 PM MDT
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FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO) - The Lower Valley Fire District has alerted residents in and around Fruita that high water has flooded part of I-70. The district says that the area around Skippers Island/Mile Markers 17-16.

Flooding reached critical levels.
Flooding reached critical levels.(Lower Valley Fire District)

Colorado Department of Transportation crews are staged at a bridge in the area to monitor for debris, the district says. Experts advise against using stand-up paddle boards and canoes on the river.