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CDOT Approves Funding for Widening Westbound Twin Tunnel and Framework for Additional I-70 Improvements
January 16, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Today the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Transportation Commission achieved two milestones for the I-70 Mountain Corridor, approving $55 million to widen the westbound Twin Tunnel and finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CDOT, Clear Creek County and the City of Idaho Springs.
All Lanes Open at Twin Tunnels
December 12, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – All lanes have been reopened at Eastbound Twin Tunnels after a nine month construction project widening the tunnel from two lanes to three.
Eastbound Twin Tunnels Traffic Switch to Final Alignment
December 9, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – All lanes of eastbound I-70 through the Twin Tunnels will be placed in final alignment during the week of Dec. 9, weather permitting.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 15, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier and grading work, sign installation, truck hauling, road grading, seeding and final striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 7, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, truck hauling, and seeding and striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 1, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, truck hauling and striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
October 25, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, and truck hauling operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
October 11, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Overnight traffic pacing to impact travel time beginning Thursday.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
October 4, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Asphalt paving, bridge and median barrier work, sign installation, and truck hauling operations are scheduled for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels and at the bottom of Floyd Hill.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
September 27, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Concrete paving, barrier and electrical work, and truck hauling operations are scheduled to take place next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels and, at times, at the bottom of Floyd Hill.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
September 6, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Barrier and guardrail work, electrical line placement, painting, and rotomilling and paving will be taking place next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
August 30, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Lane closures continue next week in the Twin Tunnels area for barrier work, rotomilling and paving and traffic shifts.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
August 9, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Although a majority of the required blasting work is complete through the eastbound Twin Tunnels, lane closures continue through the area for paving, bridge and electrical work.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
August 2, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Although a majority of the required blasting work is complete through the eastbound Twin Tunnels, lane closures continue through the area for paving, striping and barrier work.
Major Blasting in Eastbound Tunnel Near Idaho Springs Complete
July 29, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lane restrictions, construction to continue through end of year.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 19, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels is flowing smoothly. However, drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 11, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels is flowing smoothly. However, drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 5, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels continues to flow smoothly, although drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
June 28, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels continues to flow smoothly, although drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
June 21, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels continues to flow smoothly, although drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.

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