All lanes of Interstate 70 were reopened after being closed Thursday for emergency rockfall mitigation.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun closing Interstate 70 as workers start to install a $25 million fire suppression system in the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels.
Drivers traveling at night through the Interstate 70 mountain corridor can expect delays while crews install a fixed fire-suppression system in the Eisenhower-Johnson tunnels for 20 nights starting Monday, providing tunnel operators equipment to put out a fire in two minutes.
With more snow in the forecast, drivers will have to take it slow along the Front Range for another day.
As more snow is in the forecast for Colorado this weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation has an important reminder for drivers: give the plows room to clear snow.
Interstate 70 at Idaho Springs will not close at all this weekend, as originally planned, because poor weather delayed the delivery of necessary equipment.
Colorado Department of Transportation officials are closing Interstate 70 in both directions at Idaho Springs beginning Thursday night.
A huge pothole in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Wheatridge proved to have too much damage for crews to make the repairs in a short time so commuters are urged to find alternate routes.
Problems arising from contaminated ground water have delayed the reconstruction of a bridge on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs.
There could be a delay clearing snow off a busy stretch of Interstate 70 in the high country from Idaho Springs to the Eisenhower Tunnel because plow drivers for that vital stretch of road don’t have a home.