Alternative routes have been set up temporarily.
Temporary routes are from westbound I-70, exit at US 40/Empire to State Highway 13 and back to I-70; exit in Silverthorne and take State Highway 9 to US 40 and State Highway 13; exit at Wolcott/State Highway 131 to US 40 and State Highway 13. From eastbound I-70, exit at Rifle/State Highway 13 to US 40 and back to I-70.
The Colorado Department of Transportation crews is blasting and breaking up the rock slide to clear the place.
No time is estimated to re-open the transport routes by the Colorado Department of Transportation.