CDOT adds interstate ramp night paving to I
Garfield County — The Colorado Department of Transportation continues work on the concrete slab replacement project on I-70. Additional nighttime work has been added to the four interchanges within the project limits. This work will consist of milling and asphalt paving of on and off ramps between West Rifle and Silt. Work will proceed west to east starting with the West Rifle interchange (exit 87), then moving east to Rifle (exit 90), Rifle/Garfield County Airport (exit 94) and finally to Silt (exit 97). The additional work of asphalt paving of on- and off-ramps will have full ramp closures and traffic will need to use alternate interstate exit and entrance access points nearby during these closures. No more than two exit ramps will be closed at a time. Because all four interchanges are connected by US 6, motorists can use any of the four to get to their final destination. However, motorists should plan for additional travel time. Motorists may also encounter slow traffic during the morning commute. The ramp work and closures are currently anticipated to occur from August 15 through September 19. Ramp work and closures may begin the week of August 21.
Work is scheduled for Sunday-Thursday nights, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. For the Labor Day weekend, work will be suspended Friday afternoon September 1 and will resume Tuesday morning, September 5. Work will proceed west to east starting with the West Rifle interchange (exit 87), then moving east to Rifle (exit 90), Rifle/Garfield County Airport (exit 94) and finally to Silt (exit 97).
Additionally, work on overpass bridges will be performed by CDOT maintenance crews.
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