I-70 reopens after fire inside Eisenhower Tunnel

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — A fire inside Eisenhower Tunnel shut down both directions of Interstate 70 for about one hour on Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

The westbound lanes of the interstate closed at 1:30 p.m. and the eastbound lanes were shut down about 2 p.m.

The eastbound lanes reopened by 2:45 p.m., but the westbound lanes remained closed.

It is unknown if there were any injuries.