An expansion of Interstate 70′s Twin Tunnels that’s intended to make the drive from the mountains to the Front Range much easier will be complete next week.
Drivers willing to pay will be able to bypass weekend traffic jams on Interstate 70 in the near future.
An expansion of Interstate 70 is nearly complete. It will make the drive from the mountains to the Front Range much easier.
If you have traveled on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs lately it’s likely you’ve noticed an impressive looking 30 foot tall structure.
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.
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.
As ski areas in the mountains look to cash in on summer time tourism, the industries that support that are growing now as well.
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.