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I-70 Lane Closures in Georgetown/Idaho Springs Area

March 15, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Lane closures will be taking place on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill and Fall River Road next week for rock scaling and fence installation, weather permitting.
  • Georgetown Hill: Monday, March 18 through Thursday, March 21: Right lane closedwestbound from Georgetown to Silver Plume – 10 a.m. to sundown
  • Fall River Road (one mile west of Idaho Springs): Monday, March 18 through Thursday, March 21:  Right lane closed westbound, from west Idaho Springs interchange – 10 a.m. to sundown

Removing loose rocks and securing additional rocks and boulders on Georgetown Hill and the slope above I-70 in the Idaho Springs area is providing I-70 drivers with long-term safety enhancements in areas that can be prone to rockfall.

Weekly lane closure information about this and other projects is available atwww.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.

CDOT’s new smartphone application also is providing drivers with easier access to I-70 traveler information. It includes travel speeds and times, road conditions, incidents, road work; and feeds from CDOT's closed-circuit television cameras and alerts.  Text CDOT to 25827 or download CDOT Mobile from your App store.

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