I-70 reopened at Twin Tunnels after rock stabilization work

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Precarious rock forced closure of I-70 at Twin Tunnels. Photo courtesy: CDOT. March 18, 2014

Precarious rock forced closure of I-70 at Twin Tunnels. Photo courtesy: CDOT. March 18, 2014

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IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation closed I-70 at the Twin Tunnels for a short time Tuesday so it could perform rock stabilization.

Crews in the westbound tunnel found a potentially hazardous rock while doing survey work Tuesday.

CDOT took care of the precarious rock and reopened the highway around 2 p.m.

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