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CDOT Rules & Notices of Rule Making Hearings

Welcome to the Rules page at the Colorado DOT.  This page is designed to give you information about Rules that are within the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation and the Transportation Commission of Colorado. The online versions of these regulations are the most current versions available.

CDOT annually publishes a proposed Departmental Regulatory Agenda pursuant to § 2-7-203(2)(a)(IV), C.R.S., which will include all new rules, amendments to existing rules or repealed rules that CDOT foresees in the upcoming year. The calendar listed for each set of rules are subject to change.

To obtain a current, complete set of CDOT rules or to be notified of upcoming rules, please email the CDOT Rules Administrator, Mary Frances Nevans, at [email protected], or call (303) 757-9723.

Click on the Quick Link to the left to view proposed rules that are currently undergoing review and to view the upcoming scheduled rule making hearings.

** NOTE:To obtain further information regarding the rules, or if you would like to submit comments to proposed rules, please email CDOT's rules administrator, 
at least one week prior to the hearing date. If you wish to receive notice of all CDOT rule-making activities, please email the CDOT Rules Administrator address: .

Rule Number Rule Contact** Rule Title Program Web Site
1 CCR 204-28 Rules for Establishing and Regulating the Use of HOV/HOT Lanes for Certain Hybrid Vehicles Yes
2 CCR 601-1 Alex Karami 1998 State Highway Access Code with the March 2002 revision of page 36 Yes
2 CCR 601-1A Alex Karami State Highway Access Category Assignment Schedule (Revised Sept of 2013) Yes
2 CCR 601-2 Junkyards Adjacent to Highways Yes
2 CCR 601-3 Rules Governing Outdoor Advertising in Colorado Yes
2 CCR 601-4 Danny Wells Rules Pertaining to Transport Permits for the Movement of Extra Legal Vehicles or Loads Yes
2 CCR 601-5 Mary Frances Nevans Special Events or Civic Functions on State Highways (Repealed 11/30/11)
2 CCR 601-6 Danny Wells Standards and Procedures for Third Party Instructors for Pilot Car Escort & Driver Certification Yes
2 CCR 601-7 Specific Information and Business Signs (LOGOS) and Tourist Oriented Directional Signs (TODS) Yes
2 CCR 601-8 Rules Governing the Use of Tunnels on Colorado State Highways
2 CCR 601-10 John Eddy Prequalification, Debarment, Bidding and Work on Colorado Department of Transportations' Road, Highway and Bridge Public Projects
2 CCR 601-11 Herman Stockinger General Rules of Practice and Procedure (Of the Transportation Commission)
2 CCR 601-12 Tourist Oriented Directional Signs (TODS) (Repealed 09/14/11) Yes
2 CCR 601-13 Christine Rees Uniform Relocation-Assistance & Real Property, Acquisition Regulations (Repealed 08/30/12)
2 CCR 601-14 Travel Restrictions Imposed By the Department of Transportation on State Highways (Chain Law) Yes
2 CCR 601-15 Richard Zamora Design-Build Contracts for Transportation Projects
2 CCR 601-16 Harvest of Native Grasses in State Rights of Way
2 CCR 601-17 Jane Hann Use of Waste Tires for Noise Mitigation Purposes Along State Highways
2 CCR 601-18 Utility Accommodation Code Yes
2 CCR 601-19 Marissa Robinson Implementation of the Safe Routes to School Program Yes
2 CCR 601-20 Authorized Service Vehicles on Public Streets and Highways
2 CCR 601-21 Glenn Davis Law Enforcement Assistance Fund
2 CCR 601-22 Michelle Scheuerman Statewide Transportation Planning Process and Transportation Planning Regions Yes
2 CCR 601-23 Glenn Davis Motorcycle Operators Safety Training Program Yes
2 CCR 604-1 Katherine Williams Emerging Small Business Program - March 30, 2002 Rules Yes
2 CCR 605-1 State Infrastructure Bank Yes
2 CCR 606-1 Nick Farber Rules Governing the Administrative Toll Enforcement Process Yes
Colo. MUTCD K.C. Matthews Colorado Supplement to the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Yes
Traffic Code Ron Dickey Model Traffic Code for Colorado -2010 Yes
Please Note

*All public hearings will be held at the CDOT Headquarters at 4201 East Arkansas Avenue, Denver, CO 80222 unless otherwise noted.

For questions on specific Department of Transportation rules listed, email the "Rule Contact" person listed.

All State Agency Listing of Rules

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) provides notice of statewide rule makings by topic. If you have an interest in a wider array of agency rule makings and want to receive notice from DORA, please contact DORA at

Working with local government
  • CDOT does extensive public outreach at the outset of each rule-making process, involving state and local entities, and individuals in the development of the rules.
CDOT financials
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