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1 year 7 months ago

Interstate 70 tolls likely, panel suggests

DENVER (AP) - Colorado highway managers say that toll lanes on Interstate 70 between Denver and the mountain resorts are probably on the way. The Denver Post reports that a $3.5 billion plan under consideration would add a reversible express tollway, two or three lanes wide, stretching about 53 miles...

3 years 6 months ago

Second test of pace cars on I-70 goes smoothly

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado transportation officials say a second test of using pace cars to reduce congestion on Interstate 70 in the mountains has gone smoothly. Transportation officials say preliminary results show that when traffic slows down, vehicles are able to pass through the tunnel without creating gridlock....

3 years 7 months ago

Colo. highway worker seriously injured on I-70

EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) - A state highway worker has been seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 70 near Evergreen. The Colorado Department of Transportation says 64-year-old maintenance employee David Wright was hit Friday on westbound I-70 near Evergreen Parkway as he was picking up debris....

4 years 7 months ago

Zipper lane would cut I-70 trips in half

Adding an extra, temporary eastbound lane to Interstate 70 would cut travel time from ski resorts to Denver by about half. That's according to the initial results of study commissioned by the Colorado Department of Transportation. It found using a reversible zipper lane on winter Sundays would cut the...

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