News

12-2010

December News Items
Lane Reduction in Southbound Colorado Blvd. During Peak Travel This Evening
December 1, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Emergency repair of cut fiber optic line requires southbound lane closure.
US 160 and La Plata County Road 222/223 Media/Local Community Event
December 1, 2010 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - We are inviting media and community members to join us as we cut the ribbon on the newly relocated and reconstructed intersection of US 160 and CR 222/223
Pledge to Plan Ahead or Risk a DUI this Holiday Season
December 2, 2010 - TRAFFIC SAFETY - Holiday Heat is On DUI Enforcement starts now through the New Year.
Concrete Box Culvert Repair Underway On State Highway 392
December 3, 2010 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently began a concrete box culvert repair project on State Highway (SH) 392 at milepost post 113.24, which is near Eaton.
Bridge Work to Close Santa Fe Drive over C-470 Tonight
December 6, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY - Tonight, December 6th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close one lane of northbound Santa Fe Drive and all lanes of southbound Santa Fe Drive between C-470 and County Line Road to allow crews to work on the southbound Santa Fe Drive flyover to eastbound C-470.
Girder Installation to Close I-25 Near Alameda Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
December 6, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Tonight, December 6th and tomorrow night, December 7th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for the middle portion of the new Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25.
CDOT, County, Elected Officials & Community Members Cut Ribbon on New CR 225A at US 160
December 6, 2010 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Project was accelerated thanks to American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funding.
Concrete Box Culvert Repairs To Close C-470 Trail Near Wadsworth Boulevard
December 6, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Starting at 7 a.m. tomorrow, December 7th and continuing until 5 p.m. on December 10th, approximately 4,600 feet of the C-470 bicycle/pedestrian trail near Wadsworth Boulevard will be completely closed while crews repair the concrete box culverts under Wadsworth Boulevard and under C-470 leading into Chatfield State Park.
Bridge Work To Close Santa Fe Drive Over C-470 Tonight
December 6, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Tonight, December 6th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close one lane of northbound Santa Fe Drive and all lanes of southbound Santa Fe Drive between C-470 and County Line Road to allow crews to work on the southbound Santa Fe Drive flyover to eastbound C-470.
FASTER-Funded Rockfall Project on SH 82 Continues into January
December 8, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - No work over Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends, from Thursday through Sunday
Paving Operations to Close University Boulevard Ramps to C-470 Today and Friday
December 9, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY—Today, December 9th and Friday, December 10th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will pave the median of University Boulevard near C-470 to prepare the area for the first traffic realignment necessary to complete concrete repairs.
Expansion Joint Work Continues Tonight On Northbound I-25 Near Invesco Field
December 9, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, December 9th, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will continue the bridge expansion joint repairs on northbound I-25 over the Broncos Arch bridge, which is near Auraria Parkway.
Changes In Paving Schedule On University Boulevard Will Cause Delays Tomorrow And Monday
December 9, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— The paving schedule on University Boulevard near C-470 has changed slightly with work taking place tomorrow, December 10th and Monday, December 13th.
80th Avenue Between Meade Street And Oakwood Avenue Opens To Traffic Following Waterline Work
December 10, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY- Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 -US 36 Traffic Realignment Scheduled For Next Week
Event Marks Opening of 4th Street Bridge
December 10, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - State’s longest highway bridge span set to open to traffic.
Eastbound 4th Street Bridge Opens to Traffic
December 10, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) opened the eastbound 4th Street Bridge to traffic this morning.
Plaque Honoring Former Governor Ralph Carr Unveiled
December 12, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - PARK COUNTY – Former State Rep. Rob Witwer, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Executive Director Russell George, representatives from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) and other local and state dignitaries dedicated a plaque today, commemorating former Colorado Gov. Ralph Carr for his many accomplishments, especially those supporting Japanese-Americans and civil rights.
Bridge Deck Pour To Close I-25 At Alameda Tonight
December 14, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Tonight, December 14th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will pour the bridge deck for the middle portion of the new Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25.
Traffic Realignment To Cause Delays On I-225 Tonight
December 15, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA— Tonight, December 15th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign northbound I-225 between approximately Mississippi Avenue and 2nd Avenue to the east to accommodate the next phases of the I-225 widening project.
Bridge Work To Close Eastbound C-470 At Santa Fe Drive Tonight And Next Week
December 16, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— Tonight, December 16th and December 19th through December 22nd, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of eastbound C-470 at Santa Fe Drive each night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
HOLIDAY SNOW! Scattered, wet storms bring uncertain and changing conditions
December 20, 2010 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions before holiday travel.
Transportation Commission Approves FASTER Funds for Transit
December 21, 2010 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Bus operators, cities, counties and other entities are receiving a much-needed boost after the Colorado Transportation Commission awarded nearly $21 million of FASTER (Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation & Economic Recovery) funds for statewide and regional transit projects over the next three years.
Maintenance Patrols West Of Denver Ready For Start Of Winter
December 21, 2010 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK, GILPIN, GRAND, JEFFERSON, PARK & SUMMIT COUNTIES – As winter begins today, and more heavy snow on the way in the high country, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance personnel are continuing to battle snow and ice on mountain highways and are prepared for more of the same over the next few months.
Innovative Colorado Surveillance Project Now Certified and Commissioned for use in National Air Space
December 22, 2010 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Colorado developed system is the first new radar system in nearly 40 years!
Retaining Wall Repairs Complete; Additional Improvements To Us 50 Over Cerro Summit To Resume In Spring 2011
December 23, 2010 - PROJECT WINTER SHUT DOWN - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MONTROSE COUNTY – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) wrapped up work for the season on a project to repair a retaining wall below US 50 on Cerro Summit (MP 104.3), about 12 miles east of Montrose.
4th Street Bridge Project Update
December 23, 2010 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – Although the eastbound and westbound structures now are open to traffic on the 4th Street Bridge, finishing work will continue to require lane closures for the next few months.
CDOT Tests Trip Travels Times On I-25 North In The Denver Area
December 27, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning to display trip travel times on southbound I-25 at 84th Avenue in an effort to provide improved traveler information to motorists.
Traffic Realignment To Cause Delays On I-225 Tonight
December 27, 2010 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA— Tonight, December 27th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign southbound I-225 between approximately 2nd Avenue and Mississippi Avenue to the east to accommodate the next phases of the I-225 widening project.
Rate Increase for I-25 HOV/tolled Express Lanes Starts January 1, 2011
December 27, 2010 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Beginning January 1, 2011 the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) will be raising its morning and afternoon peak hour toll from $3.50 to $4.00 on the I-25 HOV/tolled Express Lanes.
Don’t Ring in the New Year in Handcuffs
December 29, 2010 - Traffic Safety - Cops Statewide Crank Up the ‘Heat’ on Impaired Drivers, Dec. 30 – Jan 3rd
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