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Crews on Dec. 3 to Begin Replacing, Installing Median Barrier in Jefferson & Denver Counties

Nov. 26, 2018 -


DENVER & JEFFERSON COUNTIES—On Monday, Dec. 3, crews on I-70 and I-270 will begin replacing and installing new median barriers, bringing them up to current standards.

Work will take place at the following locations:

Site 1: I-70 between the Lookout Mountain and Chief Hosa interchanges (mile points (MP) 252.7 - 255.3)

Site 2: I-70 between the Morrison Road and C-470 interchanges (MP 258.5 - 259.8)

Site 3: West the of I-70/I-270 Interchange, and the east side of Quebec Street overpass (MP 4.4 - 5.1)

Travel Impacts

  • During project hours, expect lane shifts in both directions of traffic, lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 55 mph through the work zone.
  • Please use caution while driving through the work zone, as trucks will be entering and exiting the work area.

Schedule

  • CDOT expects to complete this $1.8 million project in late March 2019. However, these operations are weather-dependent, and the schedule is subject to change.
  • Contractor Cruz Construction will work on each site in separate phases:
  • Site 1: I-70 between Lookout Mountain and Chief Hosa interchanges
  • Start date: Monday, Nov. 26
  • December eastbound hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • December eastbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures
  • December westbound hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • December westbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures
  • Site 2: I-70 between Morrison Road and C-470 interchanges
  • Start date: late January 2019
  • Daytime eastbound hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nighttime eastbound hours: 6 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • Eastbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures
  • Daytime westbound hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nighttime westbound hours: 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • Westbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures
  • Site 3: West side of I-70 and I-270 Interchange
  • Start Date: mid-February 2019
  • Nighttime eastbound hours: 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Eastbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures
  • Nighttime westbound hours: 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • Westbound traffic impacts: Shoulder closures and single-lane closures