About CDOT

Used on CDOT 101 main page.CDOT derives much of its revenue from a variety of state funding mechanisms. The Highway Users Tax Fund (HUTF) and Senate Bill 09-108 (FASTER) are two of the biggest contributors. 

Image of classical government style building.The federal government also has programs that provide funding to CDOT. The Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the Surface Transportation Authorization, and Annual Appropriations are some of these.
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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