Construction season in full swing

By Ross Leonhart

EAGLE COUNTY — For the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two seasons: winter and construction. And the snow isn’t falling anymore.Wednesday morning’s Interstate 70 eastbound backup from Dowd Junction to Vail was due to maintenance crews repairing a guardrail at exit 173, said Tracy Trulove, of CDOT. It was a one-day project and is not anticipated to continue impacting the area, she said.“In the mountains in particular we have a really short window of opportunity to do construction projects,” Trulove said, citing temperatures as the reason roadwork doesn’t happen until summer.Across the county, the following five projects are currently …

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