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CDOT Attempting To Change Traffic Patterns On I-70

The Colorado Department of Transportation is attempting to change traffic patterns on Interstate 70 in the mountains as problems continue.

02/23/2014

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Authorities Release ID Of Man Shot By Clear Creek County Deputy

Authorities have released the identity of a man shot by a deputy along Interstate 70 last Friday.

02/04/2014

Traffic backeed up due to police activity (credit: CBS)

Police Involved In Shooting On I-70 Near Empire Exit

A shooting involving police and a motorist backed up heavy weekend ski traffic on westbound Interstate 70 Friday evening.

01/31/2014

The widening project at the Twin Tunnels is complete. The expanded tunnel will reopen Dec. 13. (credit: CBS)

Twin Tunnels Expansion Hopes To Ease Traffic Congestion On I-70

The final touches are being put on a $100 million expansion on Interstate 70 that is designed to ease traffic congestion.

12/12/2013

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Toll Lane To Be Added To Eastbound I-70 Near Empire

Drivers willing to pay will be able to bypass weekend traffic jams on Interstate 70 in the near future.

10/28/2013

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Plans For New Shooting Ranges Upset Some Gun Owners

Gun owners on Colorado’s Front Range may soon see new restrictions on where they can practice with their firearms.

07/24/2013

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CDOT Snowplow Involved in Head-On Collision With Vehicle On Highway 40

At least person was injured after a Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow hit another vehicle head on Sunday morning in Clear Creek County near Empire.

02/24/2013

Peter Pereira from Centennial sent in this photo of Berthoud Pass on Dec. 18, 2009.

New Technology Could Improve Avalanche Control Over Berthoud Pass

Dangerous avalanche conditions are forming in Colorado’s High Country. The avalanche danger in many parts of the mountains is rated as “considerable.”

01/03/2013

Avalanche warning signs along Berthoud Pass. (credit: CBS)

Automated System May Help Control Avalanches

Throughout the winter Highway 40 over Berthoud Pass is closed intermittently for avalanche control. This year, there’s a plan to change that.

11/29/2012

An image from the scene (credit: Ty Brennan)

911 Call Details Scary Ride For Driver With Stuck Accelerator

A driver’s accelerator gets stuck as he’s traveling down from the mountains along Interstate 70. He calls 911 for help as his vehicle reaches speeds of more than 100 mph and races out of control.

08/22/2012

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