Glenwood’s Midland Bridge to be closed July 19-20 for re-decking
The Midland Bridge, located on Midland Avenue between Devereux Road and the Exit 114 (West Glenwood) roundabout, will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic on July 19 and 20 for asphalt work.
Re-decking of the bridge will be occurring during this closure, according to a city of Glenwood Springs press release.
Colorado River access and the Glenwood Whitewater Park will remain open and accessible via Devereux Road and from the south on Midland.
From the north (I-70 or Highway 6): Vehicles traveling on Interstate 70 should exit at the main Glenwood Springs exit (116), instead of 114, for downtown Glenwood Springs. To access Midland and the Glenwood Meadows area, travel south across the Grand Avenue Bridge/Colorado 82, then right on Eighth Street and right onto Midland Avenue.
From the south (Midland Avenue): Vehicles traveling on Midland Avenue should turn right on Eighth Street, then left at the Grand Avenue Bridge/Colorado 82, then take I-70 westbound to Exit 114 or Highway 6 to West Glenwood.
Bike/pedestrian access: Bicyclists and pedestrians should detour on Highway 6 from the north, then right on Devereux Road, and from the south using Devereux Road and Highway 6.
Extra note: Motorists are not recommended to detour to 27th Street as construction and possible periodic holds in that area will be occurring due to the 27th Street Bridge construction project, according to the release.
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