I-70 pothole repairs lead to slowdowns between Parachute and Rifle
Update 3:50 p.m – All lanes are now open between exits 75 and 87.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is working on pothole repairs on Interstate 70 eastbound between exits 75 (Parachute) and 87 (West Rifle).
Motorists should expect alternating lane shifts and speed reductions of 55 mph.
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