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December 30, 2009
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Rockfall work planned for I-70 in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN - The right lane of westbound Interstate 70 from the Georgetown interchange to Silver Plume during the day starting Tuesday as the Colorado Department of Transportation works to prevent rockslides.

Crews will installs fences, nets, mesh and a new guardrail.

The right lane will be closed from 10:30 a.m. until dusk, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Vehicles wider than 14 feet will not be allowed to travel through this area when the lane is closed.

Traffic stops will be necessary as part of the fence installation for a few days in late January. CDOT will send out an advisory, specifying stop dates and other information, before this phase begins.


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