I-70 Floyd Hill to Chief Hosa Resurfacing

Work this Week
September 26 - October 1, 2022

Motorists can expect closures:

  • Sunday night: Westbound left single lane closure for median work at 248
  • Sunday-Thursday nights:
    • Westbound right single lane closures for asphalt patching between 246-253
    • Various eastbound right single lane closures for guardrail work between 248.5-253

About the Project:

On April 11, the Colorado Department of Transportation began the I-70 Floyd Hill to Chief Hosa Repaving project. Work on this project will improve driving conditions and safety along this 6.4-mile stretch of I-70 through asphalt repaving, guardrail replacement, culvert cleaning, signage, and

Work will begin with safety elements, including guardrail, throughout the entire project zone between mile point (MP) 246.5 to MP 252.9. Motorists can expect paving operations, including milling and repaving, to begin in June. The project is expected to be completed in late 2022.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $12.8 Million
  • Contractor: APC Construction
  • Timeline: April – October 2022
  • Location: I-70 between Floyd Hill and Chief Hosa

I-70 Floyd Hill Chief Hosa Project Map

Work Schedule and Travel Impacts

Starting in April, motorists should expect:

  • All lane closures will take place overnight beginning Sunday nights through Friday
    mornings, generally between 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. Please refer to the table below for specific
    times for east and westbound lane closures.
  • Full overnight ramp closures during on- and off-ramp paving operations at the following exits:
    • Beaver Brook/Floyd Hill (Exit 248)
    • El Rancho (Exit 251)
    • Chief Hosa (Exit 253)
  • Grooved and rough pavement in sections of the project until paving operations are complete.
  • Speed limits will be reduced to 55 mph through the work zone.
  • Potential daytime shoulder work with minimal impact to motorists.

road work table

Other I-70 Mountain Corridor Projects

To access any of the other ongoing project webpages along the I-70 mountain corridor, please visit https://www.codot.gov/projects/i70mountaincorridor.