I-70 VSL and CO 74 & US 285 ITS Upgrades

About the Project:

CDOT Project Number ITS 0741-024 is scheduled to commence on Monday, April 3rd, 2023, with
an anticipated completion date of mid-November 2023.

As part of the CDOT I-70 VSL and SH 74 & US 285 ITS Upgrades Project, crews will be installing
14 Variable Speed Limit (VSL) signs along the I-70 corridor starting out west near Vail Pass,
proceeding east along I-70, and concluding at the 32nd and Youngsfield exit. Additionally,
crews will install Variable Message Signs (VMS) at 2 locations along SH 74 in Evergreen and at 1
location on US 285 near Conifer.

Other ITS components associated with this project include furnishing and installing pullboxes,
electrical conduit, fiber optic cable, electrical systems and cabinets, Closed Circuit Television
(CCTV) cameras, drilled shaft caissons and other related appurtenances for CDOT.

Work Schedule:

  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 7:00pm beginning in April 2023

Traffic Impacts:

  • Project to commence on 285 and SH 74, concluding in Denver.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $2,350,940
  • Contractor: Morton Electric
  • Timeline: April 2023 to November 2023
  • Location: I-70, CO 74 & US 285 at various locations in Eagle, Summit, Jefferson and Clear Creek Counties