Colorado highway managers say that toll lanes on Interstate 70 between Denver and the mountain resorts are probably on the way.
It’s not finished yet, but the $100 million project to widen the Twin Tunnels on Interstate 70 east of Idaho Springs cleared a major hurdle on Monday.
Families celebrate the return of three women held captive in Cleveland for a decade. Authorities say they were only allowed out of their kidnappers’ house twice in those 10 years.
Crews began blasting inside a mountain near Idaho Springs on Friday. It’s the latest part of the project to widen the eastbound Twin Tunnel on Interstate 70.
A project to widen the eastbound lanes of the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs means drivers heading home from the mountains will encounter a detour for the rest of the year.
Xcel Energy crews were working on power lines on westbound Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs for most of the day Monday, and it led to an extended highway closure.
It’s one of the biggest bottlenecks on the drive to and from the mountains– the Twin Tunnels east of Idaho Springs. A big project to help relieve congestion is getting started.
Police say they have arrested a driver who crashed her car after a dramatic chase on Interstate 70 that also included another vehicle.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is warning drivers that maintenance and reconstruction work will be causing traffic stops and lane closures along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor throughout the holiday season.
A major project along Interstate 70 could add some extra time to the drive for those coming down from the mountains next week.