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CDOT and Granite/RLW Joint Venture unveil transition plan for bridge opening
October 25, 2017 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Partial opening of Grand Avenue Bridge possible in early November
Project to Replace US 24 Bridge over UPRR in Johnson Village Progressing Well
May 8, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists approaching from US 24/285 signal encouraged drive with caution.
CDOT Begins Project to Replace US 24 Bridge over UPRR in Johnson Village
March 21, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Retion 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Lawrence Construction Company of Littleton, CO, announce the beginning of the US 24 Bridge Replacement Project over the Union Pacific Railroad in Johnson Village on Monday, March 24. Construction will continue through June 2014.
Bridge Replacement Set to Start near Walsenburg
February 26, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is mobilizing crews, materials and equipment as work begins to replace the Sull Creek Bridge on U.S. 85/87 (I-25 Business Route), one mile north of Walsenburg.
I-70 Frontage Road Bridge Replacement Set to Start
January 22, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ELBERT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins a project on Monday, January 28, to replace the 79-year-old bridge on the Interstate 70 frontage road (U.S. 40), about 5 miles west of Limon.
Bridge Enterprise Project begins near Trinidad
January 17, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – A bridge replacement project is underway on U.S. 350, about nine miles east of Trinidad.
Community Input is Shaping Grand Avenue Bridge Project
July 24, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Improved pedestrian areas, new intersections and better lighting are all part of the Grand Avenue Bridge project that have been shaped by community input.
I-25 Five Bridge Replacement Project
July 13, 2012 - UPDATE - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate slowdowns and delays on northbound Interstate 25 as work continues replacing five bridges in the Fountain area.
Highway 101 Bridge Project Underway
June 1, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER funding improvements near Las Animas.
NORAD Bridge Set to Close for Repairs
June 15, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – As part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) State Highway (SH) 115 – Gate 5 North project, the NORAD Road Bridge over SH 115 will be closed to through traffic for several weeks for deck repairs.
I-25 Bridge Project Underway Next Week
June 14, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Bridge Enterprise Funding Replacement of Five Structures.
Bridge restoration on US 50 Frontage Road in Gunnison funded through the Colorado Bridge Enterprise
June 12, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Twin bridges closed until summer 2012 – motorists, cyclists detoured onto US 50.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge - Good Public Participation
June 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Community members attend public open house, review short list of bridge alternatives.
Shoulder/Bridge Project Underway on Highway 69
June 5, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER Funding Improvements near Westcliffe.
Pipe Installation to Close Northbound Sheridan Boulevard Over the Union Pacific Railroad This Week
June 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARVADA – Tuesday, June 5th through Thursday, June 7th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound Sheridan Boulevard between Ralston Road and 60th Avenue for storm sewer pipe installation near the Union Pacific Railroad.
CDOT Replaces Leopard Creek Bridge on SH 145 at SH 62, West of Telluride
May 30, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Majority of funding from the Colorado Bridge Enterprise.
US 6 Eagle River Bridge Project Completed Under Budget
May 15, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Ribbon cutting ceremony to be held Wednesday.
Highway 36 Bridge Project Underway Next Week
April 18, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge Enterprise funding new structure near Strasburg.
Media Invitation: Project Status Briefing, Grand Avenue Bridge Project
March 29, 2012 - OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please join the Colorado Department of Transportation and consultant Jacobs Engineering for a media briefing of the Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) Project.
Community Weighs in on SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Alternatives
April 5, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public open house held on Wednesday, April 4th.

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CDOT at a Glance
  • * Maintains, repairs and plows over 23,000 total lane miles of highway
  • * Maintains 3,447 bridges
  • * Oversees 28 billion miles of vehicle travel annually
  • * Plows about 6 million lane miles each year
  • * Spends $69 million annually on snow removal
  • * Keeps over 35 mountains passes open year-round
  • * Monitors 278 of 522 avalanche paths
  • * Administers about $11 million in federal grants for transit operators and $41 million in federal aviation grants for airports
  • * Manages over $5 million in federal grants for safe driving programs
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