News

01-2011

January News Items
Less Traffic at Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnels in 2010
January 3, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT COUNTY – Fewer vehicles went through the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels (EJMT) on I-70 in 2010 than in 2009, the second time traffic has declined in the last three years.
I-25 Main Street Closure Tomorrow in Walsenburg
January 4, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WALSENBURG – Track replacement by the Union Pacific Railroad will require a short segment of Main Street (Interstate 25 Business Route) to be closed in Walsenburg tomorrow.
Parker Road Near Orchard Road Realigned for Bridge Repairs Over Piney Creek
January 6, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – Today, January 6th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) realigned northbound and southbound Parker Road at Orchard Road to complete the bridge repairs over Piney Creek.
New Group Assisting CDOT’s Transit & Rail Division
January 7, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – A newly-formed committee is in place and set to help guide and support the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit and Rail.
Bridge Demolition and Girder Installation to Close Pierce Street and Wadsworth Boulevard This Weekend
January 7, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—This weekend, January 8th and 9th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the eastbound US 285 bridge over Pierce Street and install bridge girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
Holiday DUI Crackdowns Result in 1,556 DUI Arrests
January 7, 2010 - Traffic Safety - Thousands of other Coloradans planned ahead for safe & sober rides.
Gov. Ritter Appoints Joyce Burford to Colorado Transportation Commission
January 10, 2010 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Joyce Burford of Winter Park has been appointed to the Colorado Transportation Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2011.
Public Invited to Highway 86 Meeting
January 11, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is holding an open house next week regarding the upcoming State Highway 86 reconstruction project in Castle Rock.
FASTER-Funded Rockfall Project on SH 82 Now Complete
January 11, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Rocksolid Solutions just completed a project to mitigate the potential for rockfall in the Shale Bluffs area (up-valley from Snowmass Canyon).
Girder Installation to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Tonight
January 11, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—Tonight, January 11th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
Girder Installation to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Tonight
January 12, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—Tonight, January 12th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
Storm Sewer Work to Close Ramp from Westbound Arapahoe Road to Northbound Parker Road Next Week
January 14, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Starting at 5 a.m. on Monday, January 17th and continuing until 11 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the ramp from westbound Arapahoe Road to northbound Parker Road as well as the right lane of westbound Arapahoe Road just east of Parker Road. The closure is necessary for crews to complete storm sewer work at the intersection.
Signal Activated on Highway 96 FASTER Bridge Project
January 14, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CROWLEY/KIOWA COUNTIES – Detour construction is complete and traffic signals are being activated at two bridge construction sites between Ordway and Eads on State Highway 96.
CDOT Announces Members of Efficiency and Accountability Committee
January 14, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE– New members have been added to the state Transportation Commission’s Standing Committee on Efficiency and Accountability.
Rockfall Project Set to Start on I-70
January 18, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins rock mitigation operations along Interstate 70 in the Georgetown and Idaho Springs area this week.
Closure of Ramp From Westbound Arapahoe Road to Northbound Parker Road to be Extended One Day
January 19, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – The ramp closure from westbound Arapahoe Road to northbound Parker Road will be extended one day as work continues on a storm sewer line at the intersection.
Cold Temperatures Delay Completion of Storm Sewer Work at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road
January 20, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Due to the cold temperatures today, crews have been unable to pave and complete the storm sewer work at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road.
Crews to Realign Parker Road Near Orchard Road for Final Phase of Bridge Repairs over Piney Creek
January 21, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – On Tuesday, January 25th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign northbound and southbound Parker Road at Orchard Road to complete the final phase of bridge repairs over Piney Creek. The realignment moves traffic to the west so crews can complete work on the east side of the bridge.
Girder Installation to Close Federal Boulevard and US 285 on Sunday Night
January 21, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER — On, Sunday, January 23rd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install girders for the final portion of the new Federal Boulevard bridge over US 285 (Hampden Avenue).
Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 at Alameda Avenue Next Week
January 21, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Next week, Sunday, January 23rd through Thursday, January, 27th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the southern portion of the Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25 as part of an ongoing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project.
Ice & Snow - Take It Slow!
January 21, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Variable temperatures during this milder storm can mean icy conditions for travelers – motorists reminded to have snow tires, stay aware and slow way down, especially on bridges.
Waterline Work Begins on Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285
January 24, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Today, January 24th, Denver Water began the relocation of a major pipeline on Wadsworth Boulevard under US 285.
Construction Project on US 285 Will Require Various Lane Closures This Week
January 24, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—This week, January 24th through January 28th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct various construction activities along US 285 that will result in various lane closures, full closures and ramps closures.
I-70 Traffic Stops This Week
January 24, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – As part of the current rockfall mitigation project on Interstate 70, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill on Thursday, January 27, to allow the safe delivery of materials to areas above the highway.
CDOT wraps up project to upgrade truck “weigh-in-motion” scales in Colorado – work at Loma now underway
January 25, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Right lane closure on I-70 at Loma starts today, lasts through February 2 (all truckers to stop at port)
FASTER Funds Approved for Local Transit
January 26, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Transportation Commission has awarded $15 million of FASTER (Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation & Economic Recovery) funds to governments and agencies statewide for local transit projects.
Median Work to Cause Delays on Santa Fe Drive This Weekend
January 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY—Starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 28th and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, January 31st, 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 permanent impact attenuators and conduct other median work.
Two Signals Activated on Highway 96 FASTER Project
January 27, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CROWLEY/KIOWA COUNTIES – Traffic signals now are operating at two bridge construction sites between Ordway and Eads on State Highway 96.
Waterline Work to Close Northbound Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285 This Weekend
January 28, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Starting at 9 p.m. tonight, January 28th and continuing until 5 a.m. on Monday, January 31st, all lanes of northbound Wadsworth Boulevard under US 285 will be closed as part of a waterline relocation project being conducted by Denver Water.
Girder Installation to Close Arapahoe Road at Parker Road on Monday Night
January 28, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – On, Monday, January 31st, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will completely close all lanes of eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road at Parker Road for bridge girder installation.
Portable toilets closed temporarily at eastbound I-70 Vail Pass truck parking (at MM 188)
January 31, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Rest area further east (at summit, MM 190) remains open.
Girder Installation at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road Postponed Until Thursday
January 31, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – The full closure of Arapahoe Road at Parker Road scheduled to take place from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. on Tuesday for bridge girder installation has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Filed under:
Colorado: The Official State Web Portal