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Posted on: April 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Grand Avenue Bridge update - April 10 to April 16


CDOT has released the Traffic Impacts and Construction Activity report for the week of April 10 through April 16.

New Traffic Impacts

Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp closure

The Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from Wednesday, April 13th at 7:00 AM to Thursday, April 14th at 5:00 PM. This closure is necessary to accommodate the contractor’s drilling equipment for pier foundation work.

Grand Avenue Bridge

Expect one-lane closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Monday, April 11th.
This work is necessary to stage the concrete pump truck to pour concrete to form the bridge piers on the north river bank.

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Ongoing Traffic Impacts

Exit 116 westbound off-ramp

The Exit 116 (Main Glenwood to Aspen exit) westbound off-ramp is in a one lane configuration. This one lane closure is necessary for a storm drain utility project.

7th St. from Colorado Avenue to Cooper Avenue

Both lanes remain closed to traffic. Heavy equipment and construction vehicles are working under the Grand Avenue Bridge for the 7th Street Plaza utility project.

River Street

Access from Laurel is restricted to construction traffic only. Traffic control is in the area.
Access from the Historic Hot Springs District remains open.

Interstate 70 Eastbound Exit 116 One Lane

The south eastbound lane at Exit 116 will be reduced to one lane of traffic for approximately 2,000 ft. This will be the condition for throughout Phase II. Speed limit reduced to 40 mph in this area.

Upcoming Work

Grand Avenue Bridge

For the weeks of April 18th and April 25th: Expect periodic one-lane closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Exit 114 Improvements Begin:

Beginning the week of April 18th, the contractor will begin working on the west Glenwood Springs Exit 114 improvements. These improvements will require one-lane closures. Stay tuned for more information.

Pedestrian Update
Pedestrians should use the new pedestrian walkway to walk from the Historic Hot Springs district to downtown. We would like to remind cyclists to please dismount before crossing the pedestrian walkway.
Construction Activities for the Week
  • Excavating activities for the north pedestrian bridge landing.
  • Traffic bridge foundation work on the north bank of the Colorado River.
  • Form and pour columns for the north pedestrian bridge piers along the north river bank.
  • Crews continue water line install along the 7th Street Plaza.

Call or Text: 970-618-9897

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