Third lane to be added to eastbound I-70

7th July, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — CDOT is adding a third lane — sort of — on eastbound Interstate 70 that should help ease traffic bottlenecks. The Peak Period Shoulder Lane project is designed to provide short-term relief for eastbound motorists when traffic congestion makes you curse Henry Ford for inventing the mass production automobile — although Ford did that because he knew guys would always need a place to sing loudly. It will run along a 13-mile stretch of eastbound I-70 from US 40 at Empire Junction to the western terminus of the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs — the most congested …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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