"Additional right-of-way will be required to widen the existing
highway to either the north or to the south. The new I-70 will offer
lanes in each direction, providing increased capacity and improved safety.
The highway will have 12-foot shoulders to provide a safer driving experience,
and to offer an emergency lane when an incident closes any portion of
the main line. For most of the route, opposing traffic will be separated
by a larger median. Not only does this protect motorists from crossover
accidents, it also provides room for future expansion to the inside and
a corridor for future transportation options."