Icy roads causing crashes, school delays in the Grand Valley

Freezing rain across the Grand Valley is leading to icy roads.

Authorities are responding to numerous accidents and slide-offs.

I-70 is closed in both directions between exit 26 and exit 37.

The Grand Junction Police Department is on accident alert right now. All minor, non-injury crashes should be reported to non-emergency dispatch within 48 hours.

Mesa County School District 51 is on a two hour delay for elementary school students. Morning kindergarten and preschool are canceled. Right now, afternoon kindergarten and preschool will start on time.

Crossroads Academy Preschool is closed for the day.

We are staying on top of the changing conditions, and will keep you posted on any other delays or closures that come into the newsroom.

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