Grand Avenue Bridge

Posted on: April 14, 2017

CONE ZONES: I-70 detour 4/19-4/20; Asphalt Overlay to Start 4/17

I-70 Approaching Exit 116 Intermittent 15-minute Holds
Monday to Wednesday (4/17-4/19), from 7 AM to 5 PM, motorists should anticipate 15-minute intermittent holds on both eastbound and westbound I-70 approaching Exit 116. These holds are necessary for safety critical overhead work over I-70 for the new traffic bridge.

I-70 Night Detour to Sixth Street: Wednesday, Apr. 19 and Thursday, Apr. 20 8PM to 6AM
All I-70 traffic (eastbound and westbound) will be detoured onto east Sixth Street. Both eastbound and westbound traffic will merge into a one-lane configuration and will be detoured through Sixth Street in Glenwood Springs via a break-in-barrier on I-70 near Yampah Vapor Caves. The Grand Avenue Bridge will be closed during this time.
 

Asphalt Overlay Schedule Announced
Beginning Monday, Apr. 17, crews will begin improving 40 pedestrian ramps and replacing 5,600-feet of guardrail along US Hwy 6. These activities are part of a 2-month paving overlay project that will improve three areas (please see the link for a color-coded map):
1. US Hwy 6 from just west of Storm King Drive to the CO-82 intersection (green)
2. Midland Avenue from Devereux Road to Eighth Street (red)
3. The downtown detour squareabout route (purple)
Crews are scheduled to begin paving the US Hwy 6 corridor in May. Stay tuned for an updated schedule and traffic impacts associated with this work.
 
Intersection work on Grand Avenue Continues
Monday, Apr. 17 Eighth Street from Cooper to Grand avenues will be CLOSED.
Tuesday, Apr. 18 Eighth Street between Colorado and Grand avenues will be CLOSED.
 
I-70 Exit 116 Eastbound On-ramp Closures (Through June)
The I-70 Exit 116 on-ramp will be CLOSED from 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Monday through Friday. Motorists are advised to use westbound I-70 to Exit 114 and turn around at the interchange.
 
I-70 Exit 114 Roundabout Work (Through June)
The I-70 Exit 114 roundabout work continues. Morning delays are anticipated in the Exit 114 interchange. Metering will take place during the morning peak travel hours.
 
UPCOMING:
I-70 Exit 116 Eastbound On-ramp Merge Area Reduced to One-lane      
Beginning, Monday, Apr. 24, the I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp merge point will be reduced to one-lane. This lane closure will be in place for several months, as crews access pedestrian bridge piers from the wirewall for masonry work. 

 

 

 

 

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