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I-70 Traffic Stops at Georgetown Hill

March 12, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill later this week for rock mitigation work, weather permitting.

Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, and Thursday, March 15, traffic on eastbound and westbound I-70 will be stopped for 20 minutes, approximately twice an hour.  Westbound traffic will be stopped at the Georgetown interchange; eastbound traffic at Silver Plume.  Safety considerations require full traffic stops.  Work will continue until approximately 5 p.m.

If adverse weather requires a postponement, work will again be rescheduled.

On days when traffic stops are not taking place, drivers can expect a right lane closure on westbound I-70, from Georgetown to near Silver Plume, for additional mitigation work, including rockfall fence and barrier installation.   This week’s lane closure is in place today and continues through tomorrow.

Weekly lane closure information about this and other projects is available at www.coloradodot.info/travel/scheduled-lane-closures.html or by calling 511.  To receive project updates via e-mail, visit www.coloradodot.info and click on the cell-phone icon in the upper right-hand corner.  The link takes you to a list of items you can subscribe to, including I-70 West, Denver to Glenwood Springs.

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