Inventoried as Route 070E by CDOT, the unsigned Business Spur for I-70 in the city of Silt totals just 0.222 miles. The connector links Interstate 70 with the River Frontage Road and Garfield County Road 113 just south of Exit 97. North from the freeway and over the Union Pacific Railroad, the spur follows 9th Street to a roundabout with U.S. 6 (Main Street) at the east end of the Silt business district.


Business Spur I-70 north
9th Street north reaches the westbound on-ramp to I-70 for Parachute, Grand Junction and Green River, Utah. Photo taken 08/11/16.
A Silt city limit sign stands along unsigned Business Spur I-70 north ahead of the Union Pacific Railroad bridge underpass. The interchange with I-70 is wholly located within the city limits. Photo taken 08/11/16.
Lowering from the UP bridge, 9th Street meets U.S. 6 (Main Street) at the Silt business district. Photo taken 08/11/16.
The roundabout with Main Street represents the north end of Business Spur I-70. 9th Street extends four blocks north to Orchard Avenue. U.S. 6 provides a local route west to Rifle and east to New Castle. Photo taken 08/11/16.
Business Spur I-70 south
Unsigned Business Spur I-70 (9th Street) stems south from the roundabout with U.S. 6 (Main Street) to cross the Union Pacific Railroad and meet Interstate 70. Photo taken 08/11/16.
The business route ends at the River Frontage Road to the immediate south of the diamond interchange with I-70. I-70 continues east along the Colorado River to Glenwood Springs. Photo taken 08/11/16.



Photo Credits:

08/11/16 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 70
U.S. 6

Page Updated 03-27-2017.