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Colorado's I-70 Highway Posts Record Holiday Weekend

The Colorado Department of Transportation saw record-setting holiday traffic during New Year's weekend, but traffic on the notorious mountain highway was reduced due to the new express toll lane. On Sunday, January 3, nearly 54,000 vehicles traveled through the Eisenhower Tunnel, which made it the highest volume day in the history of the mountain passage. Despite the increased traffic, CDOT reports that the new 13-mile tolled express lane has significantly helped congestion. Head over here for 10 things you need to know about the new toll lane.