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CDOT wins five awards in the Engineering News-Record’s Mountain States competition
November 7, 2016 - Statewide Transportation - STATEWIDE- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) received five awards from the 2016 Engineering News-Records Mountain States Best Project competition for various transportation projects.
Safety upgrades require overnight closures at Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
April 1, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Pilot cars to lead vehicles in alternating directions
Work to Realign I-70 Traffic Through Veterans Memorial Tunnel Scheduled to Begin Saturday Evening
December 11, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/Region 1 - DENVER – Construction crews plan to work overnight Saturday, Dec. 13, to move westbound I-70 traffic into the newly widened tunnel in advance of the colder, wet weather forecast for Sunday and Monday.
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
I-70 Mountain Corridor Holiday Weekend Travel Advisory
July 2, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/WESTERN COLORADO —Heavy traffic and increased travel times are expected to begin Thursday for westbound travelers as motorists head up the I-70 mountain corridor.
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
May 2, 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 I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
April 25, 2014 - Central Eastern 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 .
Westbound I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
April 11, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway.
Rock Scaling Operations May Cause Delays on I-70 Mountain Corridor
April 9, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR – Crews have successfully moved both westbound and eastbound traffic onto the detours that will be in place for the duration of construction of the Westbound Twin Tunnels project, through December 2014.
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.
Westbound Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
March 28, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Work on the Westbound Twin Tunnels project is underway.
Updated Westbound I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
March 21, 2014 - Central Eastern 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.
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 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.

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