COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Train tracks in Commerce City failed while a train was moving across them Tuesday morning.
City officials say police were called to 60th Avenue near Interstate 270 to help with traffic control.READ MORE: Air France Announces New Nonstop Flights From Denver International Airport To Paris
The train was hauling cargo, not passengers. Officials say none of its contents spilled.
Officials with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad say the tracks are severely damaged.READ MORE: Funeral To Be Held Monday For Joshua Haileyesus, 12-Year-Old Who Died As A Result Of The 'Blackout Challenge'
City crews say 60th Ave. will be closed between Clermont Street and Brighton Boulevard until Wednesday morning.
Detours are now posted.
It’s not clear what caused the tracks to fail.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Rain Expected With Snow Soon To Follow
Check back for more information about when the road will reopen.