UPDATED: Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely re-opens | CraigDailyPress.com

UPDATED: Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely re-opens

Craig Press staff report
It's not clear what caused a semi-truck to loose a load causing Colorado Highway 64 to close for part of the day Monday.
Rio Blanco Sheriff’s Office/courtesy

Editor’s note: This story has been updated.

MEEKER — People driving between Meeker and Rangely faced delays Monday morning following an incident involving a semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer.

The driver of the truck lost part of the load from the trailer near mile marker 45 on Colorado Highway 64, necessitating closure of the road.

Initially, both lanes of the highway were closed, according to a post on the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page about 10 a.m. Monday, April 9.

The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office reported at 3 p.m. that both east and westbound lanes of the highway had been reopened to traffic.

No other details about the incident have been provided.

Colorado State Patrol also responded to the incident.

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