Live traffic, weather condition updates: Postponed start for some DPS schools Thursday – The Denver Channel

By Anne Rowe for DPS board, February 7, 2019

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.








School closings


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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

12:22 p.m. | CDOT is reporting negative weather conditions on I-25 in between Bijou Street and Greenland.

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.