Idaho Springs

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Twin Tunnels Expansion Means Long Detour

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.


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Highway 70 Reopens Following Extended Closure

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.


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Traffic Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better To Solve Twin Tunnels Backups

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.


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1 Driver Captured After Chase On I-70, Another Escapes

Police say they have arrested a driver who crashed her car after a dramatic chase on Interstate 70 that also included another vehicle.


The west entrance of the Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel. (credit: CBS)

CDOT Officials Warn Of Delays On I-70 In Mountains

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.


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Expect Major Delays At I-70 Twin Tunnels This Week

A major project along Interstate 70 could add some extra time to the drive for those coming down from the mountains next week.


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More Communities Cancel Public Fireworks Displays

More communities announced Wednesday the cancelation of public fireworks displays.


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Idaho Springs Man Can’t Clear Name From Crime He Didn’t Commit

An Idaho Springs man is fighting to clear his record even though he did not commit a crime.


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CDOT Mulls Converting Shoulders To Lanes On I-70 In High Country

CDOT desires to look toward new ways, and some outside the box thinking, to keep cars moving when traffic is worse.


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CDOT Considers Using I-70 Shoulders To Ease Gridlock

The latest proposal to ease ski weekend gridlock in Colorado is to allow cars on the shoulders through a short stretch of Interstate 70.