About CDOT

In Memory of...

In Memory and Honor of Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Our list of employees lost in the line of duty includes those employed by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and its predecessor, the Department of Highways since 1929. The names are engraved on a plaque in the lobby of the CDOT Headquarters building in Denver, and on individual plaques that are displayed within their respective regional and maintenance offices.

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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