Fire Suppression System To Be Added Inside Eisenhower Tunnel

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel will soon be safer for drivers thanks to a new fire suppression system that will be installed.

The Colorado Department of Transportation is getting a $10 million grant from the federal government to add a fire suppression system inside the tunnels.

The system will not completely extinguish a car fire but it will help with emergency response and allow the tunnel to reopen faster.

The system is expected to be installed by fall of 2016.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

JonBenét Ramsey Docuseries
DAY OF SERVICE

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia