DENVER (CBS4)– A stretch of Interstate 70 that was closed over the weekend for construction on the Central 70 Project reopened early Monday morning. The closure stretched from Steele/Vasquez to I-270.

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The Central 70 project closure on I-70 from Sept. 20-Sept. 23, 2019 (credit: CBS)

Two major tasks were completed during the closure: 32 girders were lifted in place to prepare for the new Colorado Boulevard bridge, each weighing 40 to 50 tons and the demolition of the old I-270 flyover.

Copter4 flies over the construction at I-270 and I-70 as part of the Central 70 Project (credit: CBS)


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