IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to start work on a bridge over Interstate 70 at Idaho Springs Friday night.

The work will shut down the highway in both directions from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the next three nights.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

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The work had been scheduled to begin Thursday night but CDOT says the weather prevented materials and equipment from being delivered and set up.

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The new bridge is part of a $72 million project to help relieve eastbound traffic during the busiest times on I-70.

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