Lane closures at Veterans Memorial Tunnel for annual inspections

September 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS - Motorists can expect overnight alternating lane closures at the Veterans Memorial Tunnel on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Lane closures will be in place so crews can conduct regularly scheduled annual inspections. Expect one lane of traffic open at a time in each direction.  

Variable message boards will be utilized and traffic control signs alerting motorists of lane shifts will be in place.

Drivers should be prepared for a reduced speed limit of 45 mph through the inspection area.

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