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Various lane and ramp closures on I-70 between I-225 and Chambers Road to start Oct. 8

October 7, 2021 - Central/Eastern Colorado

DENVER — As part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Central 70 Project, various lane closures on Interstate 70 will be required in both directions from Interstate 225 to Chambers Road from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, to 5 a.m., Monday, Oct. 11. The Peoria Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 and the eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Chambers Road will also be closed over the weekend. 

These closures will allow crews to safely replace and repair concrete panels.

Traffic Impacts

  • Weekend lane and ramp closures of I-70 between I-225 and Chambers Road  –  10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8, to 5 a.m., Monday, Oct. 11 

  • Westbound I-70 closed between the I-70 off-ramp to Chambers Road and the  Chambers Road on-ramp 

    • Motorists will exit at the westbound Chambers Road off-ramp and then get back on I-70 via the westbound I-70 on-ramp. Delays expected. 

  • Peoria Street on-ramp closed to eastbound I-70 

    • Motorists will head north on Peoria Street, then go west on I-70, exit at Havana Street, head south on Havana Street, then go east on I-70.

  • Eastbound I-70 off-ramp closed to Chambers Road

    • Motorists will head east on I-70, exit at Airport Boulevard and head north, then go west on I-70, and exit at Chambers Road.

 

Peoria Exit Map

Chambers Rd. Exit

Motorists should anticipate the potential for delays in this area. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change. 

About CDOT

CDOT’s Whole System-Whole Safety program has one simple mission — to get everyone home safely, and our approximately 3,000 employees work tirelessly to reduce the rate and severity of crashes and improve the safety of all modes of transportation. The department manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway, more than 3,000 bridges and 35 mountain passes. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also operates Bustang, the state-owned interregional express bus service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options. 

About the Central 70 Project

The Central 70 Project will reconstruct a 10-mile stretch of I-70, add one new Express Lane in each direction, remove the aging 57-year-old viaduct and lower the interstate between Brighton and Colorado boulevards. More information on the Project, including a list of the Project’s community commitments, are available at central70.codot.gov.

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Stay Informed

  • Text Alerts - Text Central70 to 77948

  • Email Updates - Sign up for Project updates at c70.codot.gov 

  • Website - c70.codot.gov - Traffic Impacts page 

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