Multiple traffic impacts this morning, worst travel conditions expected today

The News5 and the First Alert 5 Weather Team will keep you updated on the impacts. We’ll update this blog as necessary.

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8:20 a.m. – Monument Hill conditions

News5’s Mayo Davison is reporting live on Monument Hill this morning, showing you the latest conditions on News5 Today.

7:43 a.m. – Passenger vehicle traction law

CDOT tweeted that a passenger vehicle traction law is in effect between Exit 193 – Lincoln Avenue and Exit 163 – County Line Road. MM 193 – 163 on southbound I-25 this morning.

7:35 a.m. – Woodland Park update

7:23 a.m. – Peterson-Schriever Garrison closure

The garrison commander has directed base closure for Schriever AFB to all personnel effective immediately. For Schriever AFB, personnel do not report to work March 14, 2021 and mission essential personnel are to remain on duty until relieved.

The garrison commander has directed a mission-essential only posture at Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain AFS effective immediately. For Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain AFS, non-mission essential personnel do not report to work March 14, 2021. The Commissary and BX will remain closed.

6:10 a.m. – Multiple traffic alerts this morning

There are multiple traffic impacts this morning as more snow fell overnight.

  • Per CDOT, Hwy 24 closed both directions between Constitution Ave in Colorado Springs and Limon for weather conditions
  • Per CDOT, Hwy 94 closed both directions from Space Village in Colorado Springs to Hwy 71 in Punkin Center for adverse road/weather conditions

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