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I-70 Mountain Corridor News Releases

I-70 Mountain Express Lane opens Dec. 12
December 9, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Toll collection waived during testing period; CDOT reminds drivers to get a pass.
HPTE will host I-70 Mountain Express Lane public meetings
September 18, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Attendees will learn how to use the I-70 Mountain Express Lane and the proposed toll rates.
Major Changes Coming to I-70 This Winter — Are You Ready?
November 5, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT to Implement Passenger Vehicle Traction Law and Launch I-70 Mountain Express Lane.
Travel delays expected on I-70 mountain corridor for daytime paving work next week
October 8, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work next week to initially affect ramps at U.S. Highway 40 interchange.
Daytime Left Lane Closures on EB I-70, East of Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Daytime 1,000-Foot Lane Closure Required Monday and Tuesday on WB I-70 Approaching Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT will require daytime right lane closures on westbound I-70 beginning 1,000 feet before the EJMT westbound tunnel bore.
Single lane closures on WB I-70 at US 6 Bridge Sunday night
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Intermittent closures of I-70 announced for helicopter operations
September 21, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 -Intermittent closures of less than 20 minutes to take place Wednesday, September 2, and Tuesday, September 29.
Right lane of WB I-70 at US 6/Loveland Bridge to close from Sunday night to Friday morning for bridge repairs
September 18, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Safety upgrades require overnight closures at Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
April 1, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Pilot cars to lead vehicles in alternating directions
I-70 SH103 Bridge Slated for January Completion
December 5, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - New bridge at Exit 240 into downtown Idaho Springs to re-open next month
I-70 Mountain Construction Accommodates Thanksgiving Travel
November 25, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Eastbound Peak Period Shoulder Lane Project pauses construction to encourage holiday travel.
CDOT and State Patrol Work Together to Improve I-70 Winter Driving Experience
November 13, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - STATEWIDE — Expanding last year’s Change Your Peak Time campaign, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), I-70 Coalition and other partners are working together to improve safety and mobility for everyone who uses I-70 to enjoy quality time in the mountains.
Last blast to widen Twin Tunnel set for Monday
August 15, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Blasting work continues on rock face wall above westbound I-70 tunnel
URS and LAWRENCE Construction selected as CM/GC for I-70 Peak Period Shoulder Lane Project in Colorado
July 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Clear Creek County – Mountain Corridor Constructors LLC, a partnership led by URS Corporation and supported by Lawrence Construction Company, has been selected by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to serve as the construction manager/ general contractor (CM/GC) for the I-70 Peak Period Shoulder Lane project.
Holiday Travel Expected to Bring Heavy Traffic to I-70 Mountain Corridor
July 1, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/WESTERN COLORADO —As we head into the 4th of July weekend, heavy traffic is expected to begin Thursday for westbound travelers as motorists head up the I-70 mountain corridor.
CDOT, I-70 Coalition Offer New Incentives to Avoid Peak Time I-70 Gridlock
July 1, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Summertime Travel Tips and Peak Time Deals Available for Mountain Travelers.
Westbound Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
May 9, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway. This Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) project will widen the westbound tunnel bore to accommodate future expansion in the I-70 mountain corridor.
Westbound Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
April 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway.
Rock scaling work precedes Twin Tunnel blasting
April 15, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Crews work to create safe work area for rock face blasting .

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