Interstate 70, Colorado

Trip Day Six: May 9, 2006

Grizzly Creek Rest Area

I-70 Exit 121

Confluence of Grizzly Creek with the Colorado River.
In a fragile enviornment, just build your road in the air.
Seeing the elevated highway in the area reminded me of a documentary we had seen years ago about the building of the highway though this area. Instead of grading down boatloads of rock to make a road bed and an enviromental disaster, they wrapped the road around the mountain and built it in the air.
Smooth Park Lawns and Wild Canyon Walls

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