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Bridge Deck Rehabilitation to Cause Delays on I-76 and I-70 This Weekend

September 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – This weekend, Friday, September 21 through Monday, September 24, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on two bridges in the Denver metro area: eastbound I-76 over 96th Avenue and westbound I-70 over Havana Street.

To complete the work, there will be both single and double lane closures in each location throughout the weekend.

Below are the specific lane closure hours at each location:

  • Westbound I-70 over Havana Street: Up to two lanes of westbound I-70 will be closed from 7 p.m. on Friday, September 21 until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, September 24, for bridge deck repairs.
  • Eastbound I-76 over 96th Avenue: Up to two lanes of eastbound I-76 will be closed from midnight Saturday, September 22 until midnight Sunday, September 23, for paving operations.

Major delays are expected on eastbound I-76 as well as westbound I-70 throughout the weekend and alternate routes are strongly advised. CDOT would like to remind motorists to obey all construction signs and flaggers and to “Slow for the Cone Zone.”

This weekend’s work is part of a larger project that rehabilitates five bridge decks in the Denver metro area including:

• I-70 over 20th Avenue- Work is complete

• Eastbound State Highway 58 over I-70- Work is complete

• I-70 over Havana Street

• I-76 over 96th Avenue

• I-70 over Old Golden Road

Hamon Contractors, Inc. is the contractor of this $2.3 million project which is scheduled for completion in October 2012.

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