SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (KRDO) -- A wildfire shutdown eastbound I-70 Thursday night while crews work in the area.
Colorado State Patrol says the fire is just south of the interstate, between the Eisenhower Tunnel and Silverthorne.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area and take Highway 6 over Loveland Pass as an alternate route.
#BREAKING— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) June 11, 2021
I-70 CLOSED EB at Silverthorne (MP 205) due to new wildfire just south of the interstate. The fire is near MP 209, which is between the #EisenhowerTunnel and Silverthorne. ALT Route is HWY 6 over Loveland Pass@Summit_Fire @SummitSheriffCO pic.twitter.com/sOZiyrDv70
At 9:18 p.m., CSP said there was no plan on when I-70 would open back up.
This is a developing story.