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2 years 10 months ago

Second test of pace cars on I-70 goes smoothly

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado transportation officials say a second test of using pace cars to reduce congestion on Interstate 70 in the mountains has gone smoothly. Transportation officials say preliminary results show that when traffic slows down, vehicles are able to pass through the tunnel without creating gridlock....

3 years 7 months ago

I-70 to remain closed for hours

I-70 is open eastbound from Silverthorne to the Tunnels. Westbound will be closed until at least 1 a.m.---after a hazmat spill. 50 gallons of a material used to make explosives spilled on the roadway.

3 years 11 months ago

Report: Xcel, contractor ignored worker safety

A draft report on a tunnel fire that killed five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant accuses Xcel Energy and contractor RPI Coating of ignoring worker safety. It says that a lack of planning for hazardous work and inadequate contractor selection were among problems that contributed to the accident....

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