Project Facts

  • Cost: $60-$70 million
  • Location: Westbound I-70 between the Veterans Memorial Tunnels (MP 242) and Empire Junction (mile point 230).
  • Team: The project followed the I-70 Mountain Corridor CSS process. This process included establishing a project leadership team, a technical team, and several issue task forces that discussed impacts to historic properties, wildlife and water resources.
  • Contractor: This project is being built by Graham Construction.

    The CSS process included establishing a context statement and core values of safety; mobility and accessibility; implementability; community; recreation; environment; engineering criteria and aesthetic guidance; sustainability; historic context; and decision-making.