I-70 Glenwood Canyon Rock Fence Improvements

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1.2 million
  • Contractor(s): Rock Solid Solutions Corporation
  • Location: On I-70 east of Glenwood Springs, from mile point (MP) 122 to MP 125
  • Timeline: March - August 2018

From March 26 through Aug. 24, 2018, crews improved a rock fence on I-70 in Garfield County, east of Glenwood Springs. This work, which will help mitigate the potential for rockfalls in the canyon, included:

  • removing six existing flex-post fences and replacing them with higher-capacity rockfall fences.
  • building rockfall barriers before removing the old damaged ones.

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