DENVER — A winter season storm has moved into the Front Variety Wednesday, taking snow to much of Colorado. CDOT had highly motivated individuals to leave early to manage the night rush hour. However traffic was still moving sluggish in most locations around the Denver city area. We have live updates on traffic and snow conditions, along with images and video of the storm, ingrained below.
Snow amounts to
10:30 p.m.: | All classes at Denver Public Schools have been canceled Thursday, a DPS spokesperson stated late Wednesday night.
6 p.m.: | Schools within the Denver Public School District that start their day at 8:30 a.m. or later on will be on a delayed start on Thursday, DPS authorities say. Schools affected will start one hour later.
DPS will be on a postponed start for picked schools (those beginning at 8:30 a.m. or later on) on Thursday early morning.
— DenverPublicSchools (@DPSNewsNow) February 7, 2019
5:10 p.m. | Denver police said there have been 154 crash reports given that 8 a.m. this early morning. Denver stays on mishap alert.
4:21 p.m. | Traffic flow in and around Denver is sluggish going. According to the
Denver7 traffic map,
average speeds of 0 -10 mph is being reported on several roadways and highways.
2:14 p.m. | Denver Cops is reporting that the victim of a crash including a lorry and a tree in the 1700 block of South Downing Street has passed away. Cops have not said if the victim was the chauffeur, a traveler in the lorry or a pedestrian. Cops said drivers need to expect major hold-ups in the area.
2:02 p.m. |
RTD is reporting
minimum hold-ups since of the storm. The University Colorado A L ine is experiencing small delays.
1:41 p.m. | The Colorado Highway Patrol is reporting that snow is selecting up east of Aurora. They are encourging chauffeurs to sluggish down.
1:24 p.m. | CDOT is highly encouraging people to leave early to manage the evening rush hour. The company is advising that commuters leave early or stagger travel to mitigate effects of volume on the roads throughout the storm. The state of Colorado is closing workplaces 2 hours early. A statewide winter storm is magnifying and will continue today through Thursday early morning. CDOT stated rakes will be totally released throughout the storm, but expect speeds to drop as traffic increases along with weather condition impacts.
CDOT recommends commuters to leave early afternoon or wait until later on in the evening to avoid next band of snow. State of Colorado government workplaces in Denver and surrounding city counties close at 2 pm due to extreme weather conditions. https://t. co/Rh3SVFEHMZ pic.twitter.com/zHAEMBoU0V
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) February 6, 2019
1:16 p.m. | Denver, Westminster and Aurora is presently on mishap alert, significance accidents with no injuries, drugs or alcohol included must be handled in between the parties and reported to authorities the next day.
1:10 p.m. | Numerous crashes on I-25 in northern Colorado is triggering closures and hold-ups. CDOT is reporting unfavorable weather condition conditions in the location and is advising vehicle drivers to use care.
The view of I-25 from authorities HQ, please drive safely! Permit range between you and the cars and truck in front of you, take it sluggish, keep in mind 4 wheel drive doesn’t mean four wheel stop. – EL pic.twitter.com/eYyDZKTnrj
— Thornton Police Dept (@ThorntonPolice) February 6, 2019
1:03 p.m. | Westminster and Aurora is currently on accident alert, significance mishaps with no injuries, drugs or alcohol included must be dealt with in between the parties and reported to authorities the next day.
12:46 p.m. | A crash on southbound I-25 near Dacono has triggered considerable hold-ups in the location.
12:27 p.m. | A car vs tree accident has closed South Downing Street between Colorado and Iowa streets. Authorities are reporting significant injuries.
TRAFFIC ALERT: S D owning street is closed both directions between Iowa and Colorado Ave. for a cars and truck that has crashed into a tree at Mexico in Denver. pic.twitter.com/BI240jxnmO
— April Schildmeyer (@Aschildmeyer) February 6, 2019
12:22 p.m. | CDOT is reporting negative weather conditions on I-25 in between Bijou Street and Greenland.
I-25 NB/SB: Adverse weather between Exit 142 – Bijou Street and Exit 167 – Greenland. Winter season weather condition advisory Wednesday through Thursday storm will effect night commute.
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) February 6, 2019
11:59 a.m. |
CDOT has implemented
a passenger automobile traction law on parts of United States 285 and a business vehicle chain law on parts of I-70.
11:36 a.m. | A pedestrian was seriously injured after a automobile struck the pedestrian at South Dayton Way and East Illiff Avenue. Police say motorists should anticipate hold-ups in the location.