Eisenhower Tunnel reopens after power outage stops traffic

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Eisenhower Tunnel, I-70 Colorado

FRISCO, Colo. (KDVR) – CDOT closed eastbound Interstate 70 between the Loveland Pass and East Frisco exits on Sunday after a power outage at the Eisenhower-Johnson tunnels.

The Colorado Department of Transportation stopped traffic through the tunnels for about an hour.

Officials told FOX31 that as of 1:35 p.m. that power had been restored in the tunnels, but they were not letting any traffic through, urgin drivers to use US 6 Loveland Pass as an alternate route.

The roadway reopened to traffic around 2:30 p.m.

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