I-70 Resurfacing Between Dotsero and Gypsum Begins Monday

April 26, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project will improve surface and safety features of the interstate.

EAGLE COUNTY — Beginning Monday, April 30, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on a resurfacing project on I-70 between Dotsero, at mile marker (MM) 130, and Gypsum, at MM 139. Additionally, safety improvements will be made along the project length, including guardrail replacements, guardrail extensions, bridge rail replacements on nine bridges, and bridge deck repairs on one bridge.

Work on this project is expected to begin by May 2012 and will finish in August 2012. Crews will resurface a noticeably cracked surface on I-70, and will make safety improvements to bring the stretch of highway up to existing safety standards. Once construction is underway, motorists will experience delays on I-70 and are asked to build extra travel time into their schedules. Crews will work Mondays through Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, and Fridays from 7 a.m. to noon. Speed limits will be reduced in the work zone. CDOT would like to remind motorists to obey all road signs and flaggers, and to drive Slow for the Cone Zone. Marietta Materials is the contractor for this $8.7 million project.

To learn more about this project, visit www.coloradodot.info/projects/i70dotserotogypsum, where you can also sign up for email alerts and updates by clicking on the green cell phone icon. For questions about the project, please call the public information line at 970-456-4665 or send an email to [email protected],  and someone will get back to you within 24 hours.

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