I-70 Glenwood Canyon Sign Replacement

Work this Week

Work the week of June 14-18, 2021: Motorists can plan for an east and westbound single lane closure with crews present in the rest areas.

About the Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contract partner Work Zone Traffic Control will begin a sign project on I-70 in Garfield and Eagle Counties. The project will take place from Mile Point 118, just east of Glenwood Springs, and will continue for 13 miles through the canyon to MP 131.

Work will include the removal of worn out signs, installation of 300 new signs and installation of 160 new posts. New signs will be installed at approximately 300 locations along I-70, on four on/off ramps and at rest areas within the project limits. The new regulatory, warning and guidance signs will have better reflectivity at night to hep motorist navigate the highway safely.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $525,000
  • Contractor:  Work Zone Traffic Control
  • Timeline: October 2020 - late April 2021
  • Location: On I-70 east of Glenwood Springs, Garfield and Eagle County

I-70 MapI-70 Glenwood Springs Sign Replacement Work Zone.

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Proposed Work Schedule

  • Work is scheduled to begin on October 19 with a winter shutdown from November 2020 until March 2021. The anticipated completion date is April 2021. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7
    p.m., Monday through Friday.

Traffic Impacts

  • Motorists can plan for east and westbound shoulder closures,
    single lane closures and reduced speed.