Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 8/11

The Grand Avenue Bridge closes Monday, Aug. 14 at 12:01 AM. 
Please follow the detour route and signage.
Northbound (Traveling to north or west Glenwood and I-70 access)
All northbound CO-82 will reduce to one-lane at 27th Street. Traffic will be directed to turn left on Eighth Street, right onto Midland Avenue and continue to the I-70 Exit 114 interchange for access to I-70 and north or west Glenwood residential and commercial areas.

Southbound (Traveling to Glenwood Springs and Roaring Fork Valley)
All west Glenwood and I-70 traffic heading to Glenwood Springs or Aspen on CO-82 will be detoured through the I-70 Exit 114 interchange to Midland Avenue, left onto Eighth Street, right onto Colorado Avenue, left onto Ninth Street and right onto Grand Avenue to continue up-valley or access downtown Glenwood Springs residential and commercial areas.

I-70 Night Detours 8/14-8/20

  • Monday, Aug. 14 through Sunday, Aug. 20 from 8 PM to 6 AM
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will exit at Exit 116, detour to Sixth Street and return to I-70 via a break-in-barrier.
  • Glenwood or Roaring Fork Valley traffic wishing to access eastbound I-70 will navigate the GAB detour, enter eastbound I-70 at Exit 114, exit the interstate at Exit 116, detour to Sixth Street and return to I-70 via a break-in-barrier.
  • Westbound I-70 traffic will detour via a break-in-barrier on east Sixth Street to Exit 116 and continue on I-70 to their destination or exit at Exit 114 for access to Glenwood Springs, CO-82 and the Roaring Fork Valley.

Exit 116 Interchange and Sixth Street 
Beginning Monday, Aug. 14, the Exit 116 interchange and Sixth Street will be one-lane in each direction for the remainder of the GAB detour.

Colorado River Closure Schedule 8/14-8/23
Monday, Aug. 14 for approximately 10 days (24/7) No Name, Shoshone and Grizzly Creek put-ins closed. Stay tuned for closures near end-August to mid-September from approximately 10 days (24/7) No Name, Shoshone and Grizzly Creek put-ins closed. Email us at info@grandavenuebridge.com to attend daily river conference call.

Wide Loads on the Detour Route
Wide loads on the detour route will be permitted from 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday through Thursday and Sundays from 5 AM to 9 AM. Wide loads must contact CDOT permitting to schedule during this time.

Downtown Striping continues through the weekend. The GAB will be reduced to one-lane in each direction as early as Friday at 7 PM and will remain in this configuration until the GAB closes on Monday.

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