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.
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.