Exit 169 on I-70 in Avon closed for road work
The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed the access point from U.S. 6 to Eagle Road and the ramp from eastbound U.S. 6 to eastbound Interstate 70 at Exit 169 (east Avon) until approximately 5 p.m. today for asphalt patching operations.
Drivers can use Stone Creek Road as the alternate to Eagle Road and the U.S. 24/Minturn Interchange (Exit 171) to access eastbound I-70.
Gov. Jared Polis has lauded Summit County’s health care purchasing collaborative as a “transformative” step toward lowering the cost of health care. Officials in Eagle County are now hoping they can adopt a similar model for residents here.