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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

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This weekend marks the unofficial start of Colorado's Summer Traffic Season. While delays aren't expected to be significant, it is still worthwhile to travel at off-peak times and know before you go.

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This Summer will see lots of improvements on I-70. Thankfully with this planning guide, travelers should be able to work around most major impacts.

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Apr 23, 2021, 10:30 AM

Colorado Public Interest Research Group and its partners hosted a pretty cool roundtable last week in preparation of a colossal transportation bill which will be introduced to the State Legislature in the coming weeks. In advocacy of this bill, they are asking the public to share their 'transportation stories.' Check out this blog and their survey!

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Mar 16, 2021, 9:00 AM

Colorado experienced a storm of a special caliber this past weekend!

VAIL PASS REST AREA IMPROVEMENTS

Feb 26, 2021, 4:30 PM

Vail Pass is getting a new Rest Area and CDOT would love to hear your comments!

HEY, I-70 WINTER USERS; TAKE THIS SURVEY!

Feb 10, 2021, 7:45 AM

This survey will help inform the future Floyd Hill project which will ultimately improve one of the most congested stretches of I-70. Complete the survey to be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

HIGH COUNTRY COVID-19 CASES NOT LINKED TO SKI AREAS

Jan 17, 2021, 1:00 AM

While there has only been a slight bump in ski community COVID-19 cases following holiday travel - none have been linked to ski resorts.

I-70 YEAR IN REVIEW

Dec 31, 2020, 11:32 AM

In 2020 we saw lots of progress towards the achievement of I-70's long-term plan. Here are some of the biggest highlights!

CDOT WARNS BACKCOUNTRY USERS TO WATCH WHERE YOU PARK!

Dec 10, 2020, 11:57 AM

Snowsports in Colorado's backcountry usually comes with a slew of parking challenges. To avoid heafty consequences, make sure you understand the laws before leaving your car behind!

SUMMIT COUNTY MOVES TO COVID-19 DIAL CODE RED

Nov 17, 2020, 9:59 PM

Due to accelerating COVID-19 conditions, Summit County will be deploying a new degree of restrictions on Friday, 11/20. Check out this article to learn more.

HAVE YOU USED THE I-70 MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR IN THE PAST NINE MONTHS? IF SO, TAKE THIS SURVEY!

Oct 22, 2020, 8:30 AM

Participants who qualify and complete the survey could be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

WESTBOUND EXRESS LANE TO BE OPEN FOR TESTING BY THIS SKI SEASON!

Oct 9, 2020, 1:08 PM

Read this post for some of the best I-70 news we've shared all year. WB TOLL LANE OPEN FOR FREE

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Sep 28, 2020, 10:08 AM

The West Vail Pass Auxiliary Lanes project is nearing the completion of a planning process that started back in 2017. Public input through 10/21 is needed! With the completion of these planning steps and the grant money awarded to CDOT earlier this Summer, the Vail Pass Aux Lanes move closer to becoming a reality.

SEPTEMBER = START OF TRACTION LAW

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Summer is over! From September 1 through May 31, all vehicles on the I-70 Mountain Corridor must be in compliance or they will be subject to ticketing.

AUGUST WILDFIRES AND HEATWAVE HAVE EXTREME IMPACTS TO AIR QUALITY AND ON I-70

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We will update this post with more information as the situation continues to develop. As of now, the fire which began the afternoon of Monday 8/10, has spread to over 29,000 acres.

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OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE INPUT TO FRONT RANGE PASSENGER RAIL PLAN

Jul 16, 2020, 3:07 AM

Through the end of July, the Front Range Passenger Rail project team is seeking the public's feedback through an online platform. Check it out!

CDOT AWARDED $60 MILLION FEDERAL GRANT TO IMPROVE I-70 AT VAIL PASS

Jul 1, 2020, 6:34 PM

Receiving this funding is a major victory for Colorado, as this project has long been an essential part of I-70's long term plan.

COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN TOWNS AND RECREATION AREAS BEGIN TO REOPEN

Jun 2, 2020, 4:50 PM

Welcome back to the mountains! Please come bearing open wallets and facemasks. It will take some time before everything feels normal, and we do urge CAUTION and SAFETY, but we are hopeful and excited.

I-70 UPDATES, SPRING 2020

May 16, 2020, 12:04 AM

Check out this quarterly update for info on upcoming corridor projects, funding, COVID-19 impacts, and our Traffic Demand Management program.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO AVOID HIGH COUNTRY TRAVEL

May 1, 2020, 11:19 PM

We all miss Colorado's mountains; but for the love of its people, it's not yet time to visit them

COVID-19'S IMPACT ON TRAVEL: I-70 AND BEYOND

Apr 15, 2020, 1:28 AM

From empty highways, declining emissions, and thriving brown bears - COVID-19 has caused an enormous degree of mobility related impacts.

COLORADO'S CRAZIEST AVALANCHE SEASON

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A year removed, we look back at March 2019's historic avalanche activity, and the rare series of events that precipitated it.

COLORADO'S "MOVE IT" LAW

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Ever find yourself in an I-70 fender bender? Move to the shoulder - it's the law and it's more important than you may think!

SNOWSTANG PERFORMANCE EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

Jan 23, 2020, 12:20 AM

Snowstang has surprised and impressed stakeholders in lots of different ways. Learn more and take a ride on the 'Stang to help support the sustainability of this great program!

ROCKFALL MITIGATION ON I-70 WILL CAUSE TRAFFIC TO BE STOPPED - MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE WORK SCHEDULE

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Following last weekend's rockfall, mitigation efforts are required on I-70 to prevent further disturbances. Delays can be avoided by traveling outside of 'work periods.' This article shares the work and delay schedule for the next couple weeks. If anything changes we will update accordingly.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TRACTION LAW?

Nov 8, 2019, 1:30 PM

Colorado's new traction law can be confusing. This should help clarify some things.

ARAPAHOE BASIN, LOVELAND, AND STEAMBOAT HELP REDUCE I-70 TRAFFIC AND EMISSIONS WITH THIS WINTER'S SNOWSTANG BUS SERVICE

Oct 8, 2019, 4:42 PM

Snowstang's funding partners deserve an enormous THANK YOU from all of us this winter. Read this article to learn more about the new I-70 bus service and to find out how you can help support this program and make it a success! #Snowstang

CDOT URGES DRIVERS TO BE PREPARED THIS LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Aug 29, 2019, 10:50 PM

With high traffic volumes and dynamic weather, the unpredictable can always happen. Be prepared and minimize potential travel-related impacts this holiday weekend.

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON CDOT'S - "YOUR TRANSPORTATION PLAN"

Aug 13, 2019, 6:05 PM

This quick survey is a big opportunity to make your voice heard!

CONSTRUCTION IMPACTS ON AND NEAR I-70

Aug 2, 2019, 11:00 PM

Learning about construction's impact on travel times is an important part of 'know before you go' - stay informed by checking out this post!

4TH OF JULY TRAVEL

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Use these resources for best travel results this weekend!

NEXT UP FOR I-70: WESTBOUND IMPROVEMENTS

Jun 20, 2019, 3:28 PM

You will see construction on I-70 this summer. Learn more!

I-70 USER STUDY RELEASED! HERE'S WHAT IT SAYS

Jun 7, 2019, 11:17 PM

Check out key findings from our recently published I-70 User Study

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL - THINGS TO KNOW

May 21, 2019, 2:00 PM

Get ready for the unofficial start of Summer. For best travel results - read this before heading out of town this weekend.

CDOT IMPROVES TRAVEL ALERTS FOR USERS

May 3, 2019, 11:10 PM

Subscribing can end up saving you time and stress while out on Colorado's roadways.

'MULTIMODAL' IS BUZZWORD OF 2019

Apr 19, 2019, 8:00 PM

CDOT establishes new Office of Innovative Mobility

HOW DOES THE I-70 EXPRESS LANE WORK?

Apr 5, 2019, 2:54 PM

Read on and find out more about how the I-70 Mountain Express Lane is a first, and successful step towards easing the pain of I-70 travel.

MARCH SEES UNPRECEDENTED AVALANCHE ACTIVITY

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This month has been a wild one. Read on to learn why...

GREAT NEWS FOR WILDLIFE ON I-70!

Mar 1, 2019, 10:40 AM

Learn more about this amazing project and consider getting involved!

PREPPING FOR PRESIDENTS' DAY TRAVEL

Feb 14, 2019, 8:46 PM

Check out these tips and tricks to avoid traffic this weekend!

BE A CHAMPION - LETS CARPOOL MORE!

Feb 1, 2019, 2:15 PM

This is a call to action. We need you to carpool! Encourage your friends and colleagues, and please share this post!

HIGH SPEED TRANSIT: ECONOMIC IMPACTS CONSIDERED

Jan 3, 2019, 10:51 PM

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#BALDTIRESSUCK - A CALL TO CHECK TIRES

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COLORADO TRACTION LAWS

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STAY LATE & SAVE

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GoI70.com is giving mountain visitors good reason to skip the weekend eastbound rush and instead spend extra time having fun in the mountains.

A SNOWY I-70 WEEKEND

Feb 22, 2018, 9:14 PM

Our friends at OpenSnow.com are calling for an active weather pattern through this weekend, and just a little bit of weather can have big impacts on Interstate 70.

WHAT IS A HIGHWAY SAFETY CLOSURE?

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In the event of severe winter weather and deteriorating road conditions, CDOT may close I-70 to protect the traveling public.

CAR-FREE TRAVEL TO THE SLOPES

Jan 9, 2018, 8:49 PM

Interstate 70 through the mountain corridor west of Denver was completed in the 1970s.

RESORTS INCENTIVIZE CARPOOLING!

Jan 4, 2018, 8:48 PM

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