Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels
U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass shut by mudslides, hazmat vehicles must now go through Eisenhower tunnel
Alternate routes advised: I-70 remains closed through Glenwood Canyon as removal of mud and rocks from 10 slides goes slow.
Colorado snowboarders charged in backcountry avalanche settle criminal case, won’t have to pay $168,000 in restitution
Tyler Dewitt and Evan Hannibal agreed to a deal that includes probation and community service but no financial penalty.
Lack of jurors prompts mistrial in Colorado case against snowboarders who triggered avalanche above I-70
Too few Summit County residents responded to jury summonses in a case against two snowboarders who captured video of an avalanche above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels.
Avalanche center boss will testify in criminal case against Summit County snowboarders as judge rejects “chilling effect” argument
Colorado Attorney General argued that making Ethan Greene an expert witness for the prosecution of backcountry travelers would stop others from providing information about avalanches.
Avalanche investigators testifying in criminal case could have “chilling effect,” warns Colorado AG
State Attorney General says testimony of Colorado Avalanche Information Center boss Ethan Green in first-ever criminal case involving an avalanche could hinder reporting and damage the research function of the agency.
Snowboarders facing criminal charges for avalanche above I-70 lose a critical battle in court
Two backcountry veterans face a $168,000 fine for an avalanche that buried a road above I-70. A judge rejected their motion to dismiss video of the avalanche they gave to Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
Wrongful death lawsuit targets Silverton Avalanche School, backcountry guide and airbag maker
Peter Marshall was buried and killed in an avalanche during a safety class near Red Mountain Pass in 2019. His family says the school, guide and Backcountry Access violated a raft of laws that led to his death.
Colorado’s first-ever criminal charges following an avalanche could be slippery slope for backcountry travelers
Two snowboarders reported the avalanche they caused in March above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels and cooperated with the investigation. Now, their statements and helmet-cam video are being used against them.
The fire-suppression system in the I-70 tunnels is a critical Colorado insurance policy. We toured it to find out why.
The Colorado Sun spoke to the experts who run the tunnels to learn more about their fire suppression system and how they work. Here’s what we found.
Opinion: Loveland Pass is a much-safer — and only minutes-slower — option than risking a catastrophe in tunnel
Hazmat tankers want off “sketchy” Loveland Pass and into tunnels. Years of debate could be decided once and for all.
The Colorado legislature is on track to pass a bill exploring whether trucks carrying hazardous materials could be safely allowed to travel through the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels