I-70 in Denver | I-25 to Chambers Road

I-70 in Denver Area Overview

Now that the Central 70 project is complete, the next phase of this project will include maintenance and operations of the Interstate 70 corridor in Denver.

The location of this area is on I-70 eastbound and westbound from Mile Points 274 to 283.50 from east of I-25 to Chambers Road in Denver and Adams counties.

About the Contractor

For the next 30 years, contractor Kiewit Meridiam Partners is responsible for operations and maintenance of I-70, and will be completing the final turn-over requirements. Project priorities includes general maintenance like snow removal, lane striping, pot-hole repair, signage repair.

  • Project Cost: $400,000,000
  • Work Schedule: As needed
  • Traffic Impacts: Intermittent lane restrictions
  • Timeline: February 2023 to March 2052

Completed Central 70 Project on I-70 in Denver

Travel Impacts for the Week of August 10

Closures on I-70 Between Steele Street and Brighton Boulevard

  • Closed - Steele Street on-ramp – use 46th Street to Colorado Boulevard to access westbound I-70
  • Closed – westbound right lane
  • Closed – westbound managed lane
  • Closed – westbound all lanes for 15 minutes each at approximately the top of every hour between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m.
  • Closed – eastbound right lanes
  • Closed – eastbound all lanes for 15 minutes each at approximately the top of every hour between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • Closed – eastbound Brighton Boulevard on-ramp – use Brighton Boulevard to westbound I-70 to Washington Street to eastbound I-70
  • Closed – eastbound off-ramp to Steele Street – use Colorado Boulevard to 46th Street back to Steele Street
  • Open – eastbound managed lane
  • Open – eastbound left lane

Lane restrictions will begin at 8 p.m. and all lanes will be open by 5 a.m.

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Lane Closures for I-70 in Denver