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CDOT: US 40 reopens at Berthoud, Rabbit Ears passes

UPDATED at 4:10 PM: CDOT is advising drivers both closures have been lifted and US Highway 40 has reopened on both sides of Grand County. Travel conditions remain hazardous and drivers should expect delays.

US Highway 40 is closed both at Berthoud Pass and near Rabbit Ears Pass on the other side of Grand County.

The Colorado Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect long delays for both closures. The closure on the eastern side of the county is just east of Winter Park, on the western side of Berthoud Pass.

Meanwhile, the closure on the western side of Grand County is between mile marker 136 and Wolford Rec Road, about 4 miles west of Kremmling.

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The closures come after a morning snowstorm brought near white-out conditions to Grand County. Additionally, the National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory until 8 p.m. Friday to account for hazardous travel conditions.

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Winter is here and conditions are bad. Berthoud Pass is closed at the 237 for a stuck semi. Rabbit ears is closing…

Posted by Grand County Sheriff's Office on Friday, January 17, 2020

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