Public Encouraged To Review, Comment On Alternatives for Improving I-70 Silverthorne/Dillon Interchange

July 11, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – Citizens are invited to a Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) public meeting next week where alternatives to improve the Interstate 70 Silverthorne/Dillon Interchange (Exit 205) will be presented.

The open house is on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway. Persons with special access or translation needs should contact Megan Alderton at 303-478-8316 up to 72 hours prior to the meeting to make arrangements.

CDOT is studying how best to address the interchange’s future mobility, access and safety issues. Three potential alternatives are being considered for improving the interchange, along with design options for the ramps.  Attendees are encouraged to discuss the feasibility of each alternative and suggest possible modifications.

These alternatives and options were developed in cooperation with a Project Leadership Team that included representatives from Silverthorne, Dillon and Summit County, along with environmental and local business interests.

Recommended alternatives are expected by December 2011.

The public can get more information and provide comments about the project via the Web site: