Tolled Interstate 70 express lane getting ‘steady’ use

By Ross Leonhart

VAIL — The new tolled express lane on eastbound Interstate 70 awaits drivers heading from the high country to Denver looking for time to save. The Colorado Department of Transportation opened the 13-mile stretch on Dec. 12. CDOT turned the shoulder of that high-traffic area into an express lane that is open mainly on Saturdays and Sundays.“It’s been getting steady use,” said Amy Ford, spokesperson for CDOT. “All lanes are moving smoothly.”According to Ford, about 400 cars used the express lane on Saturday, Dec. 26, and about 800 opted to pay the fee and save time on Sunday, Dec. 27.So …

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