Upcoming lane closures at Veterans Memorial Tunnel for annual inspections

June 6, 2018 -

IDAHO SPRINGS - Motorists can expect overnight alternating lane closures on westbound Interstate 70 at the Veterans Memorial Tunnel starting tonight, Wednesday, June 6 and then on eastbound I-70 on Thursday, June 7 from 7 p.m. to 3 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.

To sign up for “CDOT Alerts” on projects in your chosen area, visit 511.cotrip.org. Or, to see CDOT’s lane closure reports for projects statewide, visit www.codot.gov/travel/scheduled-lane-closures.html. Major CDOT project updates are also available via CoTrip.org, Twitter @coloradodot or Facebook.