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I-70 Traffic Stops at Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnels

June 10, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic at the Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnels (EJMT) this week for the installation of new overhead electronic signs.

Closures are as follows:

Tuesday, June 11

  • WESTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped from 3 a.m. until 4:30 a.m.
  • EASTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped from 4:30 a.m. until 6 a.m.
  • WESTBOUND I-70: Alternating lane closures through the tunnel from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • EASTBOUND I-70: Alternating lane closures through the tunnel from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Thursday, June 13

  • WESTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped from 3 a.m. until 3:30 a.m.
  • WESTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped from 4 a.m. until 4:30 a.m.
  • EASTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped 5 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • EASTBOUND I-70: All traffic stopped 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.

If necessary:

  • WESTBOUND I-70: Alternating lane closures through the tunnel from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • EASTBOUND I-70: Alternating lane closures through the tunnel from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass is the alternate route while traffic is stopped at the EJMT.

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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