Westbound I-70 reopened at Georgetown after crash, adverse conditions

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. - Westbound Interstate 70 has reopened from Georgetown to the Eisenhower Tunnel after a crash.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said the highway was closed at 12:38 p.m. on Tuesday due to a crash. The closure was extended 15 miles to Georgetown at 1:20 p.m. because of adverse conditions.

The closure was from mile marker 228 to 213.

The 24/7 Weather Center team said 5.5 inches of snow has fallen in that area in the last 24 hours, and 7.5 inches have fallen in the last two days. Video from the area showed snowpacked roads.

Loveland Pass was also closed Tuesday afternoon due to adverse conditions, CDOT said.

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