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CDOT ProjectGrandAve2line



The Grand Avenue Bridge (GAB) project is the largest infrastructure project on the Western Slope in 25 years. Now in phase 2 of this five-phase project, crews are working to replace the more than five-decade-old traffic bridge in Glenwood Springs.

Use this site to learn more about our work to improve one of only two routes for motorists to cross the Colorado River and Interstate 70, and its construction of a new pedestrian bridge along the GAB. You can also follow us on Facebook.

I-70 Westbound Night Detour, Glenwood Springs:  February 20, 21, 22

Westbound I-70 traffic will detour at exit via a break-in-barrier to Sixth Street from 8 PM  to 6 AM on 2/20, 2/21, 2/22.Motorists can access I-70 WB at Exit 116 or 114. Grand Avenue Bridge closed. CO 82 NB access available via Exit 114. Traffic on eastbound I-70 will remain in its normal configuration during this time.

I-70 Eastbound / Westbound Night Detour, Glenwood Springs: February 23, 27, 28

EB traffic will detour at Exit 116 on to Sixth Street and will reenter I-70 EB via break-in-barrier. WB I-70 traffic will detour via break-in-barrier to Sixth Street. EB I-70 traffic wishing to access Glenwood Springs and CO-82 to Aspen should exit at Exit 114. WB I-70 traffic wishing to access Glenwood Springs will exit at the I-70 break-in-barrier prior to Exit 116 and detour via US Hwy 6. Grand Avenue Bridge closed. CO 82 NB and SB access available via Exit 114.

Also a more prominent link to the most recent press release:

https://www.codot.gov/news/2017-news/february/grand-avenue-bridge-steel-girder-erection-schedule

Phase 2: Project Information

Colorado River Impacts
Seventh Street Station
Spanish Information

Past Project Phases

Take a look back at what we accomplished in Phase 1 of the Grand Avenue Bridge Project.

Phase 1 Mock Up

 

Week Look Ahead

Lane Closures Scheduled through Spring 2017

The dedicated left-turn lane pocket on eastbound CO 82 and Eighth Street will be closed through spring 2017. Anticipate periodic weekday lane closures on the GAB, with possible weekend work.

I-70 eastbound approaching Exit 116 will also be reduced to one lane.

Learn more.

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