The following information is in reference to a SIMULATED incident taking place in Mesa County. This is only a drill. More information about this drill can be found at here.
I70 remains closed in both directions. There is currently no anticipated time of re-opening. Focus on getting the highway open again is a priority. Please refer to the map on mesacountyjic.com for the closure area.
Oversized traffic is being routed off of I-70 to highway 141, south to highway 50, to the Riverside Parkway and back on to I-70. The I-70 closure will not impede the flow of traffic in and around Grand Junction.
Updated information will be posted at www.mesacountyjic.com throughout the duration of this incident. Please check this website often to get the latest information. You can also enter your email address on the website to receive email notifications anytime new information is posted.
People in Mesa County can also dial 211 from a landline phone or 970-244-8400 from a mobile phone for the latest information on this incident.
There may be times during critical incidents when first responders need to contact you directly during the emergency. To register your phone number, mobile device and/or email with the Mesa County Emergency Notification System so that you can receive notifications from the 911 dispatch center during critical incidents please visit www.gjcity.org/EmergencyNotifications.