Interstate 70 is open in the high country after closures in Georgetown, Eisenhower Tunnel, Copper and Vail on Tuesday afternoon.
At 6:05 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation said it was closing westbound I-70 from Georgetown to the Eisenhower Tunnel because of multiple crashes. The highway reopened at 7:22 p.m., according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Three hours earlier, CDOT closed I-70 in both directions from Silverthorne to the Eisenhower Tunnel. It reopened at 6 p.m.
Dillon Fire Rescue said there were 29 different vehicles involved in wrecks between Silverthorne and the tunnel.
I-70 was closed in both directions between Copper Mountain and Vail at 3:19 p.m. Westbound I-70 reopened at Copper Mountain at 5:20 p.m. The eastbound side reopened at 6:20 p.m.
It is snowy in the mountains and the roads are icy and snowpacked.
I-70 was also closed this morning because of crashes in the Vail area .
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