DENVER (KDVR) — The Central 70 rebuild is moving into its final stages this weekend as the project nears completion.

All eastbound Interstate 70 lanes from Washington Street to Interstate 270 will be closed so traffic can be shifted to the south and lanes realigned.

Eastbound lanes will shut down Friday night at 10 p.m. and remain closed through Monday at 5 a.m.

During that time, crews will complete work to move eastbound traffic into its final realignment.  

Westbound lanes will remain open. Work to realign westbound traffic will most likely happen in September.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said the new lanes will be wider and smoother so it’s warning drivers to slow down.  

The Central 70 project has included the rebuilding of 10 miles of the interstate from Interstate 25 to Chambers Road. The four-year project cost $1.3 billion.

All the work is expected to be wrapped up by the end of this year.