US 40 Bridge Closed Tomorrow over I-70

June 11, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the U.S. 40 bridge over Interstate 70 (Empire Junction) tomorrow for rotomilling and asphalt patching operations.

Work begins at 8 a.m. and should be completed about 2 p.m.  Traffic on eastbound U.S. 40 will be detoured east onto the frontage road, and back to I-70 at the Lawson Interchange.  Eastbound I-70 traffic wanting to access westbound U.S. 40 will need to continue east to the Lawson exit, and take the frontage road west to Highway 40.

Weekly lane closure information about this and other projects will be available at or by calling 511.  To receive project updates via e-mail, visit 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.