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11-2010

November News Items
Culvert Failure Closes Eastbound US 138 in Julesburg
November 1, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - JULESBURG – Around 5 p.m. on Friday, October 29th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) closed all lanes of eastbound US 138 at milepost 57.3 in Julesburg due to a culvert failure.
Bridge Demolition Continues the Rest of the Week at I-25 and Alameda Avenue
November 1, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue demolishing the center portion of the Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25 tonight, November 1st through Thursday, November 4th.
Bridge Deck Repairs on US 6 Complete
November 1, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MORGAN COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews have completed the bridge deck repairs on US 6 at milepost 373.256, which is just east of Brush.
Bridge Girder Installation to Close Pierce Street Under US 285 Tonight
November 1, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Tonight, November 1st, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Pierce Street.
State and Local Officials Celebrate the Opening of a New Runway at Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport in Del Norte
November 2, 2010 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - RIO GRANDE COUNTY— On Friday, October 29th, the Colorado Division of Aeronautics, the Colorado Aeronautical Board and officials from Rio Grande County and the Town of Del Norte celebrated the completion of a new runway at Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport in Del Norte that will support air medical transportation as well as future economic growth and development.
Rockfall Mitigation in Debeque Canyon on November 4
November 2, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - I-70 TRAFFIC STOPPED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FOR 30-MINUTE INTERVALS, POSSIBLY THROUGHOUT DAY.
CDOT Maintenance Resurfacing and Improving Section of US 160/550 between SH 3 and Farmington Hill
November 2, 2010 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Nighttime closures of SH 3 intersection Wed. and Thurs.; paving wraps up this week!
CDOT Setting Up New Committee for Transit & Rail Division
November 3, 2010 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Interested Individuals Encouraged to Apply - DENVER – Colorado’s Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is looking for a few good people to help direct its new Division of Transit and Rail.
Drivers Cautioned About I-70 Sun Glare
November 3, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers who travel Interstate 70 about the yearly sun glare problem in the Floyd Hill area.
Bridge Work to Close Pierce Street and Wadsworth Boulevard This Week
November 3, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge deck panels on the new US 285 bridge over Pierce Street and demolish a portion of the US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard. As a result, full closures of Piece Street and Wadsworth Boulevard will be required.
Traffic Realignment on Arapahoe Road Near Parker Road to Cause Delays on Saturday
November 3, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – On Saturday, November 6th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road near Parker Road to accommodate the construction of the new Parker Road bridge over Arapahoe Road.
I-70 Lane Closures near Idaho Springs Next Week
November 4, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be repairing short segments of Interstate 70 next week, requiring lane closures on Floyd Hill and in Clear Creek Canyon.
Culvert Repairs Complete on Eastbound US 138 in Julesburg
November 4, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - JULESBURG – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed the culvert repairs on eastbound US 138 at milepost 57.3 in Julesburg. All lanes of US 138 in Julesburg are now open.
Traffic Realignment on Arapahoe Road Near Parker Road to Cause Delays on Saturday
November 5, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tomorrow, November 6th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road near Parker Road to accommodate the construction of the new Parker Road bridge over Arapahoe Road.
Bridge Demolition to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285 This Weekend
November 5, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— This weekend, Friday, November 5th through Monday, November 8th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish a portion of the US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
CDOT Set to Battle Ice & Snow
November 5, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) publicized its winter maintenance plans for southeastern Colorado today.
4th Street Bridge ADVISORY Trail closure begins this week
November 8, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Arkansas River Trail, under the 4th Street Bridge (State Highway 96), will be closed for approximately one month, beginning on Wednesday, November 10, for installation of rip rap (rock/stone) along the embankment of the Arkansas River.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northeast Colorado Prepared for the Winter Ahead
November 9, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MORGAN, WASHINGTON, YUMA COUNTIES — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews in portions of Morgan, Washington and Yuma counties are prepared for the winter season that is likely to start this week on the eastern plains.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northeast Colorado Prepared for the Winter Ahead
November 9, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOGAN, PHILLIPS, SEDGWICK AND WELD COUNTIES — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews in portions of Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick and Weld counties are prepared for the winter season that is likely to begin this week.
Second Closure of US 138 Scheduled for Next Week for Bridge Replacement
November 10, 2010 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOGAN AND SEDGWICK COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently began a bridge replacement project on US 138 in Sedgwick and Logan counties.
Paving Operations on Colorado Boulevard Shutdown for the Winter, Signal and Intersection Improvements Continue
November 10, 2010 - PROJECT UPDATE - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Now that colder temperatures have settled in for the winter, paving operations on Colorado Boulevard between Alameda Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard have shutdown until the spring of 2011.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Larimer County Prepared for the Winter Ahead
November 10, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews in Larimer County are prepared for the winter ahead.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Boulder, Estes Park and Longmont Prepared for the Winter Ahead
November 10, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER, LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews in Boulder County and portions of Weld and Larimer counties are prepared for the winter ahead.
Bridge Demolition to Close Federal Boulevard This Weekend
November 12, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—Starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 13th and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, November 15th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the eastbound US 285 bridge over Federal Boulevard.
CDOT Maintenance Resurfacing and Improving Section of US 160/550 between SH 3 and Farmington Hill
November 12, 2010 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DAYTIME: Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM; crews are working on curb and gutter, guardrail, signing and striping through November 23. Motorists can expect single-lane closures in eastbound US 160 through the project’s completion.
Concrete Rehabilitation Project Underway on Parker Road, Traffic Realignment Scheduled for Monday Night
November 12, 2010 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun a concrete rehabilitation and bridge repair project on Parker Road (State Highway 83) between Peoria Street and E-470.
I-70 West Vail Pass – Bridge Work Gets Underway
November 12, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning a bridge repair project at the structure over Black Gore Creek on I-70, west Vail Pass.
WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE! Motorists are reminded to slow down, drive cautiously during wildlife migration season
November 12, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - New wildlife fencing, ramps and signs along I-70 & US 6 between Gypsum and Dowd Junction (SH 24).
Reminder: US 138 Near State Highway 59 Closed for Bridge Work
November 15, 2010 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOGAN AND SEDGWICK COUNTIES – Today, November 15th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) closed US 138 at milepost 42, which is near State Highway (SH) 59, to set a concrete box.
Traffic Realignment on Parker Road Near Orchard Road Postponed Until Tomorrow Night
November 15, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – The traffic realignment on Parker Road near Orchard Road scheduled for tonight, November 15th, has been postponed until Tuesday, November 16th due to weather.
Event Marks Start of Highway 119 Reconstruction
November 16, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GILPIN COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gilpin County, and the City of Black Hawk celebrated the beginning of the (SH) State Highway 119 Main Street South Project with a “ground-picking” today.
Woodland Park Bridge Project Starts Tonight
November 17, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Detour Via Local Roads Required - WOODLAND PARK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins replacing the Loy Gulch Bridge on State Highway (SH) 67, about 1 ½ miles north of U.S. 24 in Woodland Park, on Wednesday, November 17.
I-70B Project Stopping for Winter
November 17, 2010 - Work Suspended to Make Way for Holiday Traffic - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION – Work on the I-70B Reconstruction Project will be suspended soon for the winter holiday season.
WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON STATE HIGHWAY 119 IN BLACK HAWK
November 24, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GILPIN COUNTY – American Civil Constructors, Inc. (ACC) will begin construction on State Highway (SH) 119 in Black Hawk on Monday, November 29, 2010, a project that will make environmental and transportation improvements to the corridor.
Safety Improvement Project Underway On University Boulevard And Wadsworth Boulevard
November 29, 2010 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently started a safety improvement project in three locations on University Boulevard and Wadsworth Boulevard.
CDOT to install signal back-up system US 160 & SH 3 intersection
November 19, 2010 - Power Out at Intersection for Several Hours Sunday Morning - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO - The Colorado Department of Transportation will be installing a battery back-up system in the control cabinet of the traffic signal at the intersection of US 160/550 and SH 3 this Sunday morning.
Concrete Barrier Work to Cause Delays on Santa Fe Drive This Weekend
November 19, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY—Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, November 19th and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, October 22nd, one lane of northbound and southbound Santa Fe Drive between Aspen Grove Way and S. Vinewood Street will be closed to allow crews to install median barrier.
Weekend Lane Closures Scheduled Along I-225 for Widening Project
November 19, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA— On Saturday, November 20th and Sunday November 21st, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct various construction activities along I-225 between Mississippi Avenue and Colfax Avenue as part of the I-225 widening project.
SH 13 in Moffat County Dedicated as “Medal of Honor Highway”
November 19, 2010 - MEDIA EVENT & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please join area veterans, community members and the family of Major William E. Adams as SH 13 through Moffat County is dedicated in his memory.
I-70 West Vail Pass Bridge – Two E/B Lanes NOW OPEN, and remain open following holiday
November 19, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please plan for periodic, single-lane closures during work hours; eastbound travelers should plan for some delays.
Thanksgiving Week DUI Crackdown Aims to Gobble Up Impaired Drivers in Colorado
November 22, 2010 - TRAFFIC SAFETY - Heat is On enforcement begins Tuesday as holiday travelers hit the road.
Culvert Work Scheduled to Begin Next Week
November 22, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project requires three week ramp closure.
Maintenance Operations begin on U.S. 160 next week
November 23, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be crack sealing U.S. 160 over the next few weeks, west of Walsenburg, weather permitting.
Traffic Assistance Programs Set to Start on I-70
November 23, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Heavy Tow, Chain Assistance & Courtesy Patrol in place as holiday travel begins.
Comcast and CDOT Announce Fiber Lease Agreement
November 23, 2010 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Unique public-private partnership lets Comcast launch advanced video, internet and digital voice services in mountain communities; provides CDOT with revenue and network support.
Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, review safety tips, check roadway conditions for holiday travel
November 24, 2010 - HOLIDAY SNOW - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ROAD CONDITION INFORMATION: To find the conditions and closures, log onto our traveler information site at www.cotrip.org or call 511 from anywhere in the state. Better yet, sign up to receive wireless alerts and/or e-mails about road conditions on our web site!
Pipe Work to Close Santa Fe Drive Over C-470 This Week
November 30, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— This week, December 1st and December 2nd, weather permitting, there will be various full closures of northbound and southbound Santa Fe Drive between C-470 and County Line Road during the overnight hours.
Bridge Work to Close Eastbound C-470 at Santa Fe Drive Tonight
November 18, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— Tonight, November 18th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will drill caissons for the new flyover ramp from southbound Santa Fe Drive to eastbound C-470.
I-70 West Vail Pass Bridge – Two E/B Lanes Open over Thanksgiving Holiday
November 18, 2010 - HOLIDAY SUSPENSION OF WORK - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Kiewit Infrastructure Company began a bridge repair project on November 12 at the structure over Black Gore Creek on west Vail Pass.
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