Category Archives: Roads

Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 12/12

GAB Project Update The north crosswalk at the intersection of Eighth Street and Grand Avenue is now open. The east side of Seventh Street from Cooper Avenue to the pedestrian bridge crossing is now open for public parking. Night Work Continues … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 11/28

GAB Project Update: We’re not done yet – here’s a look at December construction activities: Night Work Begins on Eighth and Ninth streets Monday night, Dec. 4 from 8 PM to 6 AM, crews will begin removing traffic signals on … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project – Travel Advisories – 11/03 to 11/06

Friday, Nov. 3 through Monday. Nov. 6 Please continue to reduce traffic through the weekend and beginning of next week. Good shopping times are Saturday mornings, but Saturday afternoons are unpredictable. Expect Monday traffic to be similar to regular detour traffic … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – Ribbon Cutting and Bridge Opening

Join us for a community traffic bridge deck walk and ribbon cutting on Monday, Nov. 6 at 4 PM. The celebration is a fun opportunity for the community to walk across the new bridge deck, celebrate the community working together … Continue reading

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New Bridge Might Open Early

GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation and their contractor, Granite/RLW Joint Venture, have determined a plan for opening the new bridge and conversion of the detour route back to regular conditions. The plan calls for opening the … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 10/13 Second Concrete Pour

Night Work: Concrete Deck Pour Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 PM Concrete pump trucks will be staged on both causeways and on the existing traffic bridge deck. There will be increased noise and heavy machinery in the area … Continue reading

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Safety critical helicopter operations on I-70/Glenwood Canyon scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting

Safety critical helicopter operations will commence on Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10 to repair several rockfall fences in Glenwood Canyon.  Motorists will be stopped at in both directions, eastbound and westbound, for :30 minutes at a time while … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/22

Notes from the Field: Today, crews are pouring concrete on the west wing street for the downtown brick paver project. Crews continue to work on the steel girders and scaffold deck to prepare for the concrete deck pours in October. … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/19

TRAVEL ADVISORY Interstate 70 Exit 116 (main Glenwood) Eastbound On-Ramp CLOSED Sept. 20 through Sept. 30 GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces that the Interstate 70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/14

Notes From the Field: The Sixth and Laurel roundabout is halfway complete. Crews have installed all nine steel tub girders over the Colorado River and UPRR. Survey work for the brick paver project on the wing streets is in effect … Continue reading

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