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CDOT: Expect additional traffic for MLK weekend

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Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 8:32 AM MST
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DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) - The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to remind drivers to anticipate heavier than normal traffic over the next few days along I-70 west of Denver and on other mountain highways.

Last year Martin Luther King weekend vehicle counts at the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels were as follows:

2021WestboundEastboundTotal
Friday, Jan. 1527,58318,25545,838
Saturday, Jan. 1621,85718,24340,100
Sunday, Jan. 1718,09723,36341,460
Monday, Jan. 1816,48225,15141,633
Totals84,01985,012169,031

Following this holiday weekend, CDOT says traffic numbers are expected to remain high through mid-April.

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