Interstate 70 express lane beings tolling this weekend

18th December, 2015 by

By ross leonhart

EAGLE-VAIL — A 13-mile peak-period express toll lane on eastbound Interstate 70 will give drivers heading to Denver this weekend the chance to pay to avoid traffic.Colorado Department of Transportation turned the eastbound shoulder into a 13-mile tolled express lane between Empire and Idaho Springs, one of the busiest stretches on the I-70 corridor.CDOT tested the tolling equipment and system last weekend for free, but paid tolling begins Saturday, Dec. 19, and Sunday, Dec. 20. HOW IT WORKSPayment for using the toll lane happens one of two ways. The department of transportation recommends purchasing the E-470 Pass, which is a …

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