IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Delays on Interstate 70 are expected all week as workers remove loose rocks along the highway in Idaho Springs.
From Monday through Friday, traffic will be stopped for up to 45 minutes as crews use handheld tools to remove loose rock from two cliff walls above the highway. Anchor bolts and mesh will be installed to prevent rock slides from reaching the road.READ MORE: Meeting Gets Heated In Douglas County, Some Parents Say Recommendation For Masking In Schools Is Too Much
The work will be done between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday but only through noon on Friday.READ MORE: Andrew Reineke Named Sole Suspect In Homicide, Shots Fired At Commerce City Officers
It’s part of a project to convert the shoulder of I-70 between Empire Junction and Idaho Springs into a tolled express lane that can be used during busy travel times.MORE NEWS: Englewood Drinking Water Tests Positive For E. coli, Boil Order In Place
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