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Update: Eisenhower Tunnel reopens after vehicle fire

Updates:

10:30 p.m.: All lanes have reopened

8:34 p.m.: Westbound I-70 has reopened

Original story:

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reporting that a vehicle fire forced a closure of the Eisenhower Tunnel at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Interstate 70 is closed in both directions between Exit 205 and mile marker 215. As of 8 p.m. there was no estimated time of reopening.

CDOT advises drivers to detour using the alternate route: U.S. Highway 6 over Loveland Pass.


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