The Colorado Department of Transportation announced the closure of eastbound Interstate 70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel Saturday afternoon. Two hours later, the crash had been cleaned and all lanes reopened.
Travel Alert: I-70 Safety Closure eastbound at the Tunnel for a multi car crash near Loveland exit. Snowing, snowpacked and icy down to Bakerfield, wet and windy conditions.
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) March 10, 2018
A tweet posted by CDOT at 3:32 p.m. said that the closure was a result of a multi-car crash near the Loveland exit. Drivers were warned of “snowing, snow packed and icy” as well as wet and windy conditions.
All lanes is I-70 open
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) March 11, 2018
At 5:40 p.m., the department tweeted that the interstate was open.