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The CDOT plow yard in Empire (credit: CBS)

CDOT Works Around Not Having Home For Plow Drivers On I-70

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.

11/03/2014

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Bridge Demolition, Rebuild Near Idaho Springs Part Of I-70 Project

Crews will demolish a bridge spanning Interstate 70 next week to help with construction on the heavily-trafficked route to the mountains.

10/14/2014

Blasting at the Twin Tunnels (credit: CBS)

Twin Tunnels Blasting Nearing An End

There are plenty of changes to look forward to when head up Interstate 70 after Colorado Department of Transportation blasted for months in 2013 to create a third lane for eastbound I-70 through the tunnels.

08/18/2014

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Snow Puts A Stop To Ride The Rockies On Berthoud Pass

It was the wintry start to the Ride The Rockies on Sunday. It wasn’t what thousands of cyclists were expecting.

06/09/2014

A rendition of the extra shoulder lane on I-70 (credit: CDOT)

CDOT Ramping Up Construction Projects Along I-70

As Colorado digs out from last weekend’s storm, the Colorado Department of Transportation is ramping up some construction projects, with many of them along Interstate 70.

05/14/2014

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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

An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

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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