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I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

May 16, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic continues to move smoothly on the two-lane, eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels. Please remember to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.

Please Note: Blasting and/or rock scaling operations will require 20 to 30 minute traffic stops at various times throughout the week, not including peak travel periods such as Saturday mornings or Sunday afternoons. The daily blasting schedule is posted daily on the project hotline, (303) 327-4034 or webpage –www.coloradodot.info/projects/i70twintunnels

In addition to the frontage road detour, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will have the following lane closures taking place, east and/or west of the Twin Tunnels, for various activities, including resetting barrier, concrete placement and truck hauling operations:

  • Monday, May 20
    • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – one lane closed eastbound
  • Tuesday, May 21
    • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – one lane closed eastbound
  • Wednesday, May 22
    • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – one lane closed eastbound
    • 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday – one lane closed eastbound
  • Thursday, May 23
    • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – one lane closed eastbound
    • 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday – one lane closed eastbound
  • Friday, May 24
    • 7 a.m. noon – one lane closed eastbound

PLEASE NOTE:  No work is scheduled after Friday noon that would impact traffic through the Memorial Day Weekend.

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