Emergency Management

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-3545
    Fax: 970-328-8694

    Emergency Management
    P.O. Box 850
    Eagle, Colorado 81631


    Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
    or 970-479-2201

Winter Travel Tips

Before embarking on a winter car trip through the mountains, use these tips to help ensure you arrive at your destination safely. 

Prepare Your Vehicle 
A well-equipped vehicle has adequate tires; tire chains; tow rope; sand or cat litter for traction; shovel; tool kit; windshield scraper and brush; battery cables; first-aid kit, flashlight; extra batteries; blankets and/or sleeping bags; extra clothing; candles; waterproof matches; high-calorie packaged food for quick energy; and an empty can to melt snow for drinking. A vehicle safety kit is recommended emergency equipment for every car in every climate.

Monitor Road Conditions 
Check these sources for up-to-date road conditions locally and across the state.

Local: 970-479-2226
State: 511 

89.9 FM, 92.3 FM, 93.1 FM, 95.3 FM, 97.7 FM, 101.7 FM, 104.7 FM, 850 AM and 1610 AM


Subscribe to EC Alert 
Visit www.ecalert.org to have free, real-time road and weather conditions sent to you via text and/or email.

Review I-70 Travel Tips and Closure Plan 
Jurisdictions from around Eagle County have worked together to develop I-70 Eagle County Winter Travel Tips, which provides additonal resources and describes the traffic management plan that will be enacted in the event of a road closure on I-70.