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Review continues for mountain traffic plan

The Colorado Department of Transportation is continuing to review test results of a plan to slow down traffic in the Colorado mountains by using pace cars. Spokeswoman Stacey Stegman says the idea is to keep traffic traveling at the same speed to avoid accidents by using police cars to keep traffic moving smoothly on Interstate… Continue Reading Review continues for mountain traffic plan

Colorado transportation officials say an experiment using police cars to pace traffic and reduce congestion on Interstate 70 in the mountains has produced promising preliminary results. The Aug. 13 test was conducted on an 8-mile section of eastbound I-70 between the Eisenhower Tunnel and Silverthorn. Colorado State Patrol and Silverthorn Police patrol cars turned on… Continue Reading Colo. tries easing I-70 backups by pacing traffic

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I-70 remains closed

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A 17-mile stretch of Interstate 70 between Glenwood Springs and at Dotsero remains closed as geologists assess the danger level of a rock that appears to be unstable. The highway was closed yesterday when a massive rock slide covered the road and punched a hole in a bridge. There appears to be another rock at the top of… Continue Reading I-70 remains closed

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