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Interstate 70

A Freeway Runs Through It: A Review of The Big Roads, by Earl Swift

Frank Gruber | Posted 11.28.2011 | Books
Frank Gruber

Earl Swift's new book, The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways, explains from the very beginning of the automotive age how expressways, turnpikes, interstates, and freeways came to be.

Interstate 70 Pace Cars: Just Roll With It (UPDATE)

Posted 10.18.2011 | Denver

The only thing worse than traffic on I-70 is ski traffic on I-70. While previous years have seen studies on light-rail to the mountains and "zipper l...

State Planning Removal Of 40 Precarious Boulders Perched Above I-70

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A cluster of boulders perched 300 feet above Colorado's main east-west highway will shut down the main route to many of the state's maj...

Eisenhower Tunnel Closed After 1,000 Pounds Of Explosive Agent Spills In Crash

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


I-70 Improvements Could Cost As Much As $20 Billion: CDOT

The Denver Post | Jeffrey Leib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado officials today released a revised study of potential transportation improvements for the Interstate 70 mountain corridor with a "preferred a...

Colorado's Most Dangerous Stretch Of Interstate: I-25 Between Santa Fe, I-70

KMGH Denver | Jayson Luber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- We all know there are dangerous intersections around town, but do you know where you're most likely to crash in Denver? 7EWS checked Denv...

I-70 Rock Slide: Interstate Set To Reopen For Limited Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers have reopened Interstate 70 in western Colorado, three days after a rock slide tore gaping holes in an elevate...

I-70 Detour Route: Woman Killed By Falling Rock Near Steamboat

9 News | Kyle Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ROUTT COUNTY - A woman was killed Wednesday morning by a rock that fell onto the car she was riding in on U.S. Highway 40 near Steamboat Springs. U.S...

Woman Killed By Falling Rock On I-70 Detour Route

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers are breaking up a huge boulder threatening to tumble down a cliff onto Interstate 70 in western Colorado, days...

Rescue Crews Still Wary Of One Giant Boulder Above I-70 Slide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. � Workers hiked up the side of a Colorado canyon Tuesday to examine another boulder threatening to fall on Interstate 70 aft...

MASSIVE Rock Slide Creates Gaping Holes, Blocks 17-Mile Stretch Of I-70

AP | SAMANTHA ABERNETHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A rock slide punched gaping holes in a bridge and left huge boulders on Interstate 70, closing a 17-mile stretch in western Colorado an...

Trucker Kills Four Developmentally Disabled Adults In Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Icy roadway conditions led to a brutal head-on collision outside of Springfield, Ohio on Friday morning, as a tractor-trailer slammed into a van, kill...

I-70 Won't See "Substantive Improvements" Until At Least 2015: Frisco Town Manager

Summit Daily | Michael Penny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

You can see some of the Federal stimulus dollars at work on Highway 9, I-70, and the Summit County Maintenance shop, but what else is happening on I-7...