I-70 Eagle County Bridge Repair

Project Facts

  • Cost: $2.6 million
  • Contractor(s): Lawrence Construction Company
  • Timeline: March - August 2018
  • Location: Westbound I-70 between Wolcott and Edwards (from mile points 158.05-158.8)

On Monday, March 26, crews began repairing the Eagle County Bridge on westbound I-70, between Wolcott and Edwards.

Specific work includes:

  • repairing bridge deck;
  • replacing steel girders; and
  • replacing expansion joints.

Schedule & Travel Impacts

  • Through July, expect an eastbound detour on I-70 that crosses over to the westbound side, creating two-way traffic on the westbound side.
  • The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph.
  • From late July to early August, expect one-lane closures in both directions of I-70, with a reduced speed limit of 45 mph.
  • From early August to early September, expect periodic one-lane closures in both directions of I-70.