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I-70 Mountain Corridor News Releases

Westbound Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory (Corrected)
April 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway.
No Foolin': Traffic Shifts April 1 for Twin Tunnels Work
March 31, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Crews will begin closing lanes in both directions of I-70 near Idaho Springs at 5 p.m. Monday, March 31, as work begins to shift eastbound I-70 traffic back onto the detour route around the tunnels.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Weekend Travel
March 21, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Motorists traveling westbound along the I-70 mountain corridor Friday afternoon and evening and Saturday morning should anticipate heavy traffic and delays.
CDOT Continuing to Test Innovative Options for Congestion Relief on I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 21, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Mountain Corridor - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking at a variety of options to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-70 mountain corridor during peak travel times. “Change Your Peak Time” and “Bus to Shoulder” are two of these programs.
Full Closure of I-70 at Twin Tunnels at 1 p.m. for Emergency Rock Stabilization
March 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Mountain Corridor - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close I-70 in both directions at Twin Tunnels for rock stabilization at 1 p.m. This work will require a 30 minute closure and motorists traveling in the area should expect delays.
Westbound Twin Tunnels Media Event
March 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Staff to Give Overview of Upcoming Work and Traffic Impacts to I-70.
Westbound Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
March 14, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Weekend Travel
March 14, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3, Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists traveling westbound along the I-70 corridor Friday afternoon and evening Saturday morning should anticipate heavy traffic and delays.
Bus to Shoulder Pilot Program to Test on I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 14, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking at a variety of options to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-70 mountain corridor during peak travel times.
Crews testing eastern plains technology for more efficient snow removal in mountains
March 10, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE — Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be using cutting-edge technology from its Eastern Plains region on the I-70 corridor in Eagle and potentially Summit counties. CDOT crews from Logan County have loaned the mountain corridor a relatively new piece of snow removal equipment called a tow plow to help maintenance crews clear snow and ice from the interstate.
I-70 Eastbound Closed at Eisenhower Tunnel
March 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Eastbound Traffic Held at Silverthorne, Loveland Ski Area and at the Tunnel
I-70 lane closures start next week for work on westbound tunnel near Idaho Springs
March 7, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Visitors to Colorado’s high country could start seeing lane closures as early as Monday, March 10, for work on the westbound Twin Tunnels project.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Weekend Travel
March 7, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Currently, westbound traffic on I-70 is experiencing icy, snow packed conditions and heavy delays along the I-70 mountain corridor.
Wave Escorts Implemented on I-70 to Ensure Public Safety
February 27, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/NORTHEAST COLORADO — In order to ensure public safety in the Eisenhower Tunnel, CDOT may implement metering prior to the tunnel.
Heavy Weekend Traffic Expected Along I-70 Mountain Corridor
February 21, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - DENVER/NORTHEAST COLORADO — Heavy traffic is expected along the I-70 mountain corridor this weekend. Westbound traffic should anticipate delays Friday and Saturday a.m. into the early afternoon.
CDOT Challenges Drivers to Change Their “Peak” Time
February 21, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Introducing “Oleg”- Accept his Olympic-sized challenge.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Peak Travel Time Metering
January 30, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Metering Used on I-70 Mountain Corridor for Safety Reasons in Eisenhower Tunnel, US 40 Metering for Congestion Relief
Historically Heavy Travel Weekend Likely to Repeat on I-70
January 23, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Mountain Resorts Drawing Crowds With Big Events This Weekend, Heavy Traffic Expected
Northwestern Colorado Storm Update
January 10, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are now on 12 hour snow shifts.
CDOT Seeks Qualified Firms to Submit Comparable Proposals to Address Mobility and Congestion Issues on the I-70 West Mountain Corridor
March 16, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) released a request for statements of interest (RFSOI) for qualified firms interested in submitting a co-development proposal to assist CDOT in providing a long-term solution to the congestion and mobility issues on the I-70 Mountain Corridor through a program of highway, transit and other improvements.

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