Clear Creek County I-70 lane closures will allow scheduled tunnel inspections |

Clear Creek County I-70 lane closures will allow scheduled tunnel inspections

IDAHO SPRINGS — Motorists can expect overnight alternating lane closures on westbound Interstate 70 at the Veterans Memorial Tunnel starting tonight, Wednesday, June 6 and then on eastbound I-70 on Thursday, June 7 from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Lane closures will be in place so crews can conduct regularly scheduled annual inspections. Expect one lane of traffic open at a time in each direction.

Variable message boards will be used and traffic control signs alerting motorists of lane shifts will be in place.

Drivers should be prepared for a reduced speed limit of 45 mph through the inspection area.

To sign up for “CDOT Alerts” on projects in your area, visit To see CDOT’s lane closure reports for projects statewide, visit Major CDOT project updates are also available via, Twitter @coloradodot or Facebook.

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