Construction Update for the week of June 16-20
– Interstate 70 between mile markers 180 and 182 (east of Vail)
Emergency culvert/sinkhole repair work continues and a traffic detour consisting of one lane in each direction for approximately 1.5 miles is still in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week until repairs are finished. A 35 mph speed limit is in effect through the zone and is strictly enforced. All westbound large trucks are limited to 35 mph from the top of Vail Pass to Vail. Vehicles wider than 12 feet are restricted from this segment of I-70 and must use the detour via Colo. Highway 91 and U.S. 24.
– Colo. Highway 9 between Rock Creek and Ute Pass
Highway reconstruction will result in one lane of traffic flagged through the work zone Monday through Thursday between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. and Friday between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Expect delays up to 20 minutes between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m., and 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Expect 30-minute delays during all other work hours. Commercial vehicles wider than 11 feet are not allowed through the project zone at any time.
– I-70 west of Eisenhower Tunnel between mile markers 206 and 213
Straight Creek erosion control will close the westbound right lane and shoulder for seeding operations and work on sediment ponds during the following days and hours: Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Friday from 7 a.m. to noon.
– I-70 between mile markers 205 and 207 (Dillon noise wall
The right lane of I-70 will be closed approximately one mile for caisson drilling and piling installation, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
– I-70 between mile marker 190 (Vail Pass rest area) and 246 (Floyd Hill; State Highway 9 from Fairplay to north of Frisco and from Silverthorne to the Summit and Grand county line
Striping operations force single lane closures at various locations Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
– I-70 between mile markers 198 and 201 (Tenmile Canyon and Frisco area)
Pothole patching will force various lane closures Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– U.S. 6 between mile markers 213 and 216 (Keystone area)
Rock Scaling operations and conduit installation will reduce traffic to one lane in each direction in the Keystone area and force traffic stops of up to 20 minutes on Loveland Pass near mile marker 218 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday.
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