The glare from the sun is so bad on parts of I-70 in the foothills, CDOT may close it to prevent serious accidents. Here's what the agency says you can do to keep the glare at a minimum.
The Federal Highway Administration says the plan is less discriminatory than the alternatives.
Some residents of Denver’s Elyria-Swansea neighborhood, including community activist Candi CdeBaca, are unhappy with plans to widen Interstate 70 north of downtown. They’ve filed a civil rights complaint to stop the $1.2 billion project.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says by 2020 the I-70 corridor between Golden and Vail will be 'smart,' meaning sensors along the highway will communicate with some vehicles about weather conditions, traffic speeds and upcoming hazards.
State highway officials hope the next big rockslide that falls on Interstate 70 won’t be as disruptive as the last one.