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I-70 Mountain Corridor News Releases

I-70 Remains Closed Through Glenwood Canyon Due to Rockfall Just West of Hanging Lake Tunnel
February 16, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – Interstate 70 remains closed in Glenwood Canyon following a large rockfall incident that occurred early Monday morning (about 2:30 a.m.), February 15.
CDOT completes Glenwood Canyon rockfall project
September 8, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Last fence installed Sept. 1, crews last day was earlier this week
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: CDOT paving operations on I-70 tomorrow and Wednesday
August 29, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be paving on eastbound I-70 from about mile point 212-213.
Traffic delays planned for I-70 mountain corridor next week
June 2, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Rock scaling in Empire Junction on CR 308 requires periodic traffic stops on I-70
Guardrail repair work scheduled next week at West Vail Exit 173
June 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY/VAIL —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be performing safety critical guardrail repair work on Wednesday, July 6 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Exit 173 (West Vail).
I-70 traffic shift Monday and Tuesday for Vail Underpass Project
May 12, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Westbound bridge complete, Eastbound bridge construction commences
Congressman, CDOT Mark successful Completion of Tunnel fire Supression System
May 6, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Safety Significantly Upgraded for Drivers, State Infrastructure
First Winter Season Proves I-70 Mountain Express Lane Benefits All Lanes
May 5, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Express Lane Reduces Congestion, Improves Travel Times and Makes Travel Safer
Favorable Weekend Travel Expected for I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 11, 2016 - Northwester/Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 & 3 - STATEWIDE – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is expecting another mild weekend for travel along the I-70 west mountain corridor.
Glenwood Canyon still on schedule for daytime closure tomorrow
March 7, 2016 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Helicopter operations and road repairs will be conducted from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Public Invited to I-70 Vail Underpass Open House
February 26, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Meeting to Detail Upcoming I-70 and Vail Frontage Road Traffic Impacts.
CDOT to run two-way traffic 24/7 through Glenwood Canyon starting at 4 PM
February 25, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - About one hour-plus delays are still possible, particularly during peak travel times.
CDOT continues to run pilot car escorts through Glenwood Canyon today
February 24, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Two-hour-plus delays should be expected during peak travel times.
CDOT Opens Glenwood Canyon with Pilot Car Escorts
February 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Operation will run from opening this evening to 9:00 a.m. before full closures of canyon for several days.
Following Inclement Weather Last Night, CDOT Crews Make Progress on I-70 Glenwood Canyon Rockfall
February 19, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Interstate reopen estimate remains the same: earliest would be Saturday.
I-70 Remains Closed as Crews Continue to Bring Down Debris from Rock Scaling Operations
February 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Safety is priority before opening the interstate to travel through the canyon; pilot car operation not a certainty tomorrow.
Holiday Weekend means More Traffic
February 12, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Drivers are reminded to expect heavy traffic, especially along Interstate 70 west of Denver, as people head to and from ski resorts and other mountain locations over Presidents Day weekend.
CDOT and Ski Communities Unite to Support Carpooling
February 4, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Private Shuttle Companies and Ski Resorts Offer Exclusive Discounts to Carpoolers.
CDOT’s I-70 Mountain Corridor Operational Improvements Move Travelers During Record-Setting Holiday Traffic
January 8, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT’s Winter Driving Campaign, I-70 Mountain Express Lane, Mountain Travel Radio reduce congestion.
CDOT announces brief traffic hold on eastbound US 6 Loveland Pass, today and likely through weekend
December 31, 2015 - Eastern/Central Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – The Colorado Department of Transportation, working with the Colorado State Patrol, will implement a traffic hold today for eastbound US 6 on Loveland Pass at mile marker 222 (approximately ½ mile east of Arapahoe Basin ski resort), from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.

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