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I-70 Traffic Stops at Georgetown Hill

February 1, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill tomorrow for rock mitigation work, weather permitting.

Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, traffic on eastbound and westbound I-70 will be stopped for 20 minutes, approximately twice an hour.  Westbound traffic will be stopped at the Georgetown interchange; eastbound traffic at Silver Plume.  Safety considerations require full traffic stops.  Work will continue until approximately 5 p.m.

If adverse weather requires a postponement, work will be rescheduled for next week. 

At all other times, Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. until dark, drivers can expect a right lane closure on westbound I-70, from Georgetown to near Silver Plume, for additional mitigation work, including rockfall fence and barrier installation.

Midwest Rockfall Inc., of Henderson, CO. is the contractor for the $886,000 project.

Weekly lane closure information about this and other projects is available at www.coloradodot.info/travel/scheduled-lane-closures.html or by calling 511.  To receive project updates via e-mail, visit www.coloradodot.info and click on the cell-phone icon in the upper right-hand corner.  The link takes you to a list of items you can subscribe to, including I-70 West, Denver to Glenwood Springs.

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