Safety closures on I-70 between Vail and Georgetown lifted

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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. -- Heavy snowfall continued to make travel difficult in many parts of Colorado's mountains Wednesday night.

Interstate 70 was closed at Vail Pass and the Eisenhower Tunnel because of poor conditions and multiple crashes.

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Fast-moving bands of snow moved off of the mountains and onto the northeastern Plains. Snow showers were reported in metro Denver on Wednesday evening.

The interstate reopened before midnight.


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