Major I-70 Construction Could Slow Down Traffic For Months

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Transportation is getting ready for a major construction project on Interstate 70 that could slow down traffic for a while.

Crews are working on the two and a half mile stretch of I-70 between Tower Road and Colfax Avenue.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Starting Monday night the left lane of Eastbound I-70 will close and won’t reopen for six months.

Traffic lanes will be re-aligned and the speed limit is dropping.

Drivers should be prepared to slow down.

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