I-70 Eastbound at the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs (Milemarker 243) (through December 2013)
12:00noon-12:00 AM MO and TU
6:00 PM-6:30 AM MO-FR
7:00 AM-6:00 PM MO-FR
3:00 PM-6:00 AM SA and SU
SA, 20 minute road closures WB 3p-6a and SU, single lane closures WB 3p-6a for rock scaling and equipment installation. SU-FR, single lane closures EB 6p-6a; MO-FR, left lane closed EB 7a-6p. MO & TU, noon to midnight, single lane closures WB to install equipment. 20 minute delays as needed for rock work/blasting operations. Project hotline is 303-327-4034.
24 Hours- Beginning April 1, 2013, All lanes of eastbound I-70 will be detoured to County Road 314 which parallels the interstate. Two lanes will remain open 24/7 through late 2013 for blasting operations in the eastbound tunnel. Traffic will merge with I-70 just west of the Hidden Valley exit. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph through detour route. Delays possible. Bike/Ped access will remain alongside CR 314 in a barrier-separated configuration from traffic.