Berthoud Pass closed |

Berthoud Pass closed

US 40 eastbound and westbound over Berthoud Pass has been closed to traffic due to adverse conditions. The closure began at 11:31 a.m. Jan 17.

Up to 2 feet of snow expected in the Colorado mountains. Snow began falling Sunday and it’s expected to continue into Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service said accumulations of between 1 and 2 feet were expected above 9,000 feet.

The weather has also shut down Loveland Pass forcing all hazardous load trucks to use the Eisenhower Tunnel along Interstate 70. Trucks are being allowed through the tunnel at the top of every hour, causing regular traffic to back up.

Winter Park Resort reports receiving 4 inches of new snow in the past 72 hours.

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