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 or by calling 511.  To receive project updates via e-mail, visit 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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