Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Week of January 3-7, 2022
Welcome to the New Year!
The project moves into the Colorado River Recovery phase this week.
Work will resume on Monday, Jan. 3 with an eastbound right lane closure from mile point
123.5-124.5. Contractors, Lawrence Construction and IHC Scott will utilize the same lane
The IHC Scott project team will mobilize equipment to the Union Pacific railyard and the
equipment will be taken into the canyon by train on Wednesday. Off haul operations will then
begin at the Devil’s Hole location (MP 124.4).
Currently there are no overnight closures anticipated on the project for the end of this week
or over the weekend. In order to maintain a safe working environment, work is weather
Happy Holidays and safe travels!
The GeoHazard project team will reevaluate the schedule this week and determine if they
can take advantage of any possible closures the river recovery projects will be implementing.
Motorists planning to travel on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon should pay attention to road
conditions on cotrip.org and weather forecasts. Rest area and recreation path information is
also available at cotrip.org. I-70 safety closure information can be found on CDOT’s website
by clicking here.
Anticipated Traffic Impacts
There will be an eastbound right lane closure from mile point 123.5-124.5 for the
debris removal as Colorado River recovery begins.
Stay Informed and Connect with the Project
Project information is available at:
? Project website:
? Project information hotline: 970-319-1887
? Project email: I70GlenwoodCanyon@gmail.com
CDOT launched a new, easy-to-use COtrip website and mobile app with an updated 511 map
for drivers to safely navigate Colorado roads. Visit the new mobile-friendly COtrip website at
Download the COtrip Planner App!
The new COtrip Planner smartphone app was designed to meet the growing trend of
information on mobile and tablet devices for the traveling public. The COtrip app provides
statewide, real-time traffic information, and works on smartphones and tablets that operate
on the iOS and Android platforms.
? Download for iOS in the Apple Store
? Download for Android in the Google Play Store