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Weekly Construction Update


I-70 Night Detour to Sixth Street from 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20 to 6 a.m. Sunday, May 21
The Grand Avenue Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, weather dependent, for the I-70 to Sixth Street detour.

US 6 Paving Update
Because of cold, wet weather, crews will continue paving US 6 through the end of next week. Some areas of US 6 will be in an alternating, one-lane configuration while crews pave the highway. Expect delays from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Temporary traffic holds are anticipated on side streets.

Business access will be maintained during this time, with a brief hold in front of each business as crews lay new asphalt. Pedestrian access is maintained on sidewalks along US 6.

Nightly Street Closures for Traffic Signal Work – Next Two Weeks

  • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. each night/morning from Monday, May 22 to Thursday, May 25: Expect closures on Ninth Street from Colorado to Grand avenues, and from Cooper to Grand avenues.

  • 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. each night/morning from Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, June 2: Crews will close Eighth Street from Colorado to Grand avenues, and from Cooper to Grand avenues.

Nightly Sixth Street Lane Closures
From 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. each night/morning from Monday, May 22 to Thursday, May 25, expect lane closures on Sixth Street between Pine and Laurel streets.

Midland Avenue Closures
Beginning Tuesday, May 30, Midland Avenue—from the Exit 114 interchange to Eighth Street—will be in an alternating, one-lane configuration in some areas for milling operations. Once milling is complete, crews will overlay new asphalt. Stay tuned for schedule updates.


Downtown Paving Schedule (End of May)

From Tuesday May 30 to Friday, June 2, crews will close the following roadways for paving:

  • Downtown Glenwood Springs on Eighth Street (between School Street and Grand Avenue)
  • Colorado Avenue (between Eighth Street and Ninth Street)
  • Ninth Street (between Colorado Avenue and Grand Avenue)

Parking will be closed in the paving area during this time. Detours will be in place in the downtown area, and crews will open city streets at the end of each work day.

Ongoing Impacts

  • 5:30-9:30 a.m., Monday through Friday: The I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp is closed.
    • I-70 eastbound access: Use westbound I-70 to Exit 114 and turn around at the interchange.
  • I-70 Exit 114 interchange is in a one-lane configuration. Delays are anticipated during peak hours.
  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday through Friday: Expect intermittent lane closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge, with one-lane closures on both eastbound and westbound I-70, approaching Exit 116. The speed limit is 45 mph.
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