Snowy Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend to bring heavy traffic to I-70

Jan 11, 2024 -- Posted by : goi70

Snowstang_Mountains_1200x1500.jpgAs the first three-day weekend of 2024, the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend will be a busy one for the mountain corridor. More people will be heading to the mountains to hit the slopes over MLK weekend – historically, the one of the busiest ski weekends of the year. And the winter weather forecasted for this weekend will create an added challenge. We’re here to make your trip a little easier. 

Like every week, you can see this weekend’s travel forecast posted at to help you avoid high volume travel times, and use to get real-time travel times. 

To combat the inevitable traffic congestion on the holiday weekend, take advantage of one of the many transit options available on the corridor. CDOT’s Snowstang is offering 50% off tickets for travel this weekend and Presidents Day weekend (Feb. 17-19), with code 3DAY24. Visit to book your ticket today. 

If you aren’t heading to one of the resorts serviced by Snowstang, there are many other transit options at your fingertips at, whether you are looking for a way to get to and from the high country, or getting around once you get there. 

Following the holiday, traffic numbers are expected to remain high through mid-April due to increased snow amounts and additional travel opportunities over the Presidents Day weekend and spring break.

Travel safe and plan ahead to make the most of your time! 


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