LOVELAND PASS, Colo. (CBS4) – U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass has been closed due to avalanche danger, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Vehicles traveling with hazardous materials need to use the Eisenhower Tunnel on Interstate 70 where it’s reportedly snowing very heavy.

(credit: CDOT)

(credit: CDOT)

Other traffic is being held and delays are possible.

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Eastbound I-70 was closed just after 5 p.m. at Silverthorne due to multiple accidents but has since reopened.

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Chain requirements are in place for multiple stretches of I-70 in both directions.