A planned construction project on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs is finally getting underway.
Interstate 70 at Idaho Springs will not close at all this weekend, as originally planned, because poor weather delayed the delivery of necessary equipment.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will start five nights of overnight closures along Interstate 70 on Thursday.
Federal investigators are trying to determine why an avalanche shell exploded Monday while state workers were trying to fire a round up a hillside to clear chasms filled with snow near Interstate-70.
Two state employees were injured Monday morning after an explosive used in avalanche mitigation detonated prematurely.
The eastbound twin tunnels is now open with three lanes in an effort to help traffic move smoother.
The final touches are being put on a $100 million expansion on Interstate 70 that is designed to ease traffic congestion.
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.
State transportation officials announced on Wednesday the completion a project that opens Clear Creek Canyon up to cell phone service.
There may be record high temperatures outside, but the Colorado Department of Transportation is requiring large trucks to carry snow chains beginning Saturday.