Local law enforcement officials have confirmed Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen are visiting Aspen this week.
A motorcade carrying Pence, his wife and a team of secret service agents brought traffic delays along I-70 and Highway 82 on Tuesday afternoon.
Pitkin County Sheriff’s Department has been asked by United States Secret Service to assist with the scheduled visit.
Director of Operations’ Alex Burchetta said the department’s assistance isn’t a direct partnership with the White House.
They are scheduled to leave on Jan. 1.