DENVER

I-70 Zipper Lanes Would Cost At Least $24 Million

12/16/2010 10:06 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Installing "zipper lanes" on Interstate 70 to reduce eastbound congestion on ski-season Sundays would cost at least $24 million, state transportation officials said Wednesday.

An updated review of the project shows there are no operational hurdles to a plan that, beginning in November 2011, would reverse the traffic flow on one westbound lane to provide three eastbound lanes on a 13-mile stretch of I-70 in the mountains

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