Expect Lane Closures, Delays Oct. 30-Nov. 2 as Crews Install LED Messaging Signs in Hanging Lake Tunnel

Oct. 26, 2017
Hanging Lake Tunnel Sign Replacement

GARFIELD COUNTY—From the night of Monday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 2, drivers traveling through the Hanging Lake Tunnel can expect lane closures and 20-minute traffic holds as crews place overhead signs.


  • 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 to midnight Tuesday, Oct. 31, and from 5-7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31:
    Westbound single-lane closure

  • Midnight to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, Wednesday, Nov. 1 and Thursday, Nov. 2
    Full lane closure with 20-minute traffic holds and delays

  • 7 p.m. to midnight and 5-7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Wednesday, Nov. 1:
    Eastbound single-lane closure

  • 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 to midnight Thursday, Nov. 2; and 5-7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2:
    Westbound single-lane closure

Project Info

Crews are installing new electronic, LED messaging signs, which will be more energy efficient. Work is being completed on I-70 east of Glenwood Springs, from mile point (MP) 124.8 to MP 125.9. The contractor selected for this $3 million project is Casper Electric.

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