Please check road conditions first before traveling these routes.
All three alternate routes are primarily two-lane roads. Even if they are open to travel, these highways cross high elevation mountain passes and drivers should be prepared for adverse winter driving conditions.
- Hwy 9 through Frisco, then Breckenridge to Fairplay. At Fairplay, turn on to Hwy 285 to Denver.
- Hwy 9 to Kremmling. Then Hwy 40 back south to I-70.
- Hwy 6 over Loveland Pass back onto I-70.
- Regular route via I-70.