Tag archives for I-70

  1. A Tale of Two Red Lights (at the Eisenhower Tunnel)

    If we plan to ski during the weekend we’ll usually drive up and stay Friday night to avoid the hassle of Saturday and Sunday morning traffic jams (or waking up a crazy hours). This weekend we hit some slowdowns and ‘packs’ on I-70 westbound but we neared the tunnel and were home free… …or so…

  2. Why do Colorado State Patrol pace cars on I-70?

    If you make the weekend drive up to Summit County you’ll know that speeds slow down at the Eisenhower Tunnel and on some Sundays, heading back East you may have to stop entirely. The tunnel can only handle so much capacity and it occasionally needs to be closed to allow cars to pass through (for…