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CDOT to host phone conference regarding Twin Tunnels expansion

Sky-Hi News staff

CDOT will be hosting a Telephone Town Hall regarding the westbound I-70 Twin Tunnels design and construction project at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 13. The telephone conference will give interested citizens a chance to learn more about the project, project dates, and how the project differs from the widening of the eastbound Twin Tunnels.

The project seeks to widen the westbound Twin Tunnels to allow for future expansions of the highway, however the project will not add a third lane to westbound I-70. Impacts to I-70 travellers will be greater with the westbound Twin Tunnels expansion than with the eastbound project that took place last year because, unlike the eastbound tunnel expansion, this project will involve blasting work outside of the tunnel to remove portions of the rock face walls above both ends of the tunnel.

Registered voters in Grand County should automatically receive calls inviting them to participate in the discussion, though those who don’t receive a call but wish to participate can call 877-229-8493 and enter the access code 111457.

For more information, call CDOT’s information hotline at 303-327-4034 or visit the project website at coloradodot.info/projects/i70twintunnels, or contact CDOT Office of Communications at 303-757-9228.


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