More night work ahead for highways

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — You expect traffic troubles on Interstate 70 during a massive snowstorm on a Sunday afternoon. You expect tie-ups on weekends. But a clear, dry, summer Thursday is different. Still, westbound traffic ground to a halt for several hours June 18 on westbound I-70 between Idaho Springs and Glenwood Springs. Several construction projects, including bridge work near the westbound exit for Loveland Pass, ground traffic to a halt for hours, with some motorists reporting a six-hour drive between Denver and Glenwood Springs, a trip that takes three hours or so when traffic is flowing smoothly.Summer is road-construction season …

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