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02-2011

February News Items
Be the MVP of the Super Bowl Party; Be a Designated Driver
February 2, 2011 - Traffic Safety - Increased DUI Enforcement this Super Bowl Weekend.
Bridge Demolition to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285 This Weekend
February 2, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— This weekend, Friday, February 4th through Monday, February 7th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the last portion of the US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
I-70B Project Restarts Next Week
February 3, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION – Work on the I-70B Reconstruction Project will be restarting next Wednesday, February 9, 2011. Construction began on the project last July and work was suspended for the winter holiday shopping season on November 19, 2010.
Girder Installation at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road Postponed Until Next Week
February 3, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Due to inclement weather, the girder installation scheduled to take place tonight, February 3rd, at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road has been postponed until next week.
Event Marks Opening of “New” I-25 through Trinidad
February 4, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Southbound viaduct set to open.
Bridge Demolition to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285 This Weekend
February 4, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Starting tonight, February 4th through Monday, February 7th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the last portion of the US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
Girder Installation at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road Postponed Until Wednesday
February 7, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Due to next round of snow that will begin this evening, the girder installation scheduled to take place tonight, February 7th, at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road has been postponed until Wednesday, February 9th, weather permitting. If weather postpones the work on Wednesday, crews will try to complete the work on Thursday, February 10th.
Media Invitation - Project Tour: I-70B Concrete Reconstruction to Resume
February 8, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Media Invitation: I-70 B Reconstruction Tour Feb. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Girder Installation to Take Place Tomorrow Night on Arapahoe Road and Parker Road
February 9, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tomorrow, February 10th and Sunday, February 13th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for the new Parker Road bridge over Arapahoe Road.
Gov Hickenlooper announces grants to improve airport infrastructure in Colorado
February 9, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER — Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today he approved distribution of $11.5 million in state aviation fuel tax revenues through 46 grants to Colorado airports under the Aviation Discretionary Grant program administered by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Division of Aeronautics.
US 550 Red Mountain Pass Closed Tonight
February 10, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Large cranes and procedures to clear crash debris from valley floor require closure of highway.
I-70 Traffic Stops Tuesday & Thursday
February 11, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing lanes and stopping traffic on Interstate 70 near Georgetown and Idaho Springs next week as part of a rockfall mitigation project, weather permitting.
Girder Installation Continues Next Week on Arapahoe Road and Parker Road
February 11, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Girder installation for the new Parker Road bridge over Arapahoe Road began last night, February 10th. Crews were unable to complete the first round of girder installation in one night so the work will continue on Sunday, February 13th, and Monday, February 14th. The work will require full closures of Arapahoe Road at Parker Road each night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Bridge Work to Require Various Full Closures Near C-470 and Santa Fe Drive Tonight and Tomorrow Night
February 14, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct various bridge construction activities at the C-470/Santa Fe Drive interchange.
Rockslide on US 50
February 14, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FREMONT COUNTY – A rockslide has closed U.S. 50, one mile west of Cotopaxi.
Girder Installation Continues Tonight and Tomorrow Night at Arapahoe Road and Parker Road
February 15, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tonight, February 15th and tomorrow night, February 16th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue to install bridge girders for the new Parker Road bridge over Arapahoe Road.
Informational Public Meeting Scheduled for Upcoming Bridge Replacement Project at I-25/84th Avenue
February 16, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - THORNTON – Tomorrow, February 17th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will host an informational public meeting regarding an upcoming bridge replacement project at I-25 and 84th Avenue.
Rockfall Mitigation Work on I-70 Near Idaho Springs Canceled for Tomorrow
February 16, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Due to the potential for high winds and snow, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has canceled the rockfall mitigation work scheduled for tomorrow, February 17th, on I-70 near Idaho Springs. No work will take place on I-70 at Georgetown Hill either.
Maintenance Work to Cause Delays on Northbound I-25 on Friday
February 16, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – On Friday, February 18th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct some maintenance work on northbound I-25 between Nevada Avenue and Academy Boulevard. The work will require a single right lane closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Faster Funding Directed to Repairs on Critical Culvert in Grand Junction
February 16, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work to repair culvert under US 50 south of town underway.
Statewide Plan Amendment Available for Public Review and Comment
February 18, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE ­­– Yesterday, February 17th, the Colorado Transportation Commission approved the release of the draft 2035 Statewide Plan Amendment for a 30-day public review and comment period. The period begins today, February 18, 2011, and concludes on March 21, 2011.
Waterline Work to Cause Delays on Wadsworth Boulevard Under US 285 This Weekend
February 18, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, February 18th, and continuing until 5 a.m. on Monday, February 21st, one lane of northbound and southbound Wadsworth Boulevard under US 285 will be closed as well as one left turn lane on the westbound US 285 off-ramp to Wadsworth Boulevard.
Drainage Work Reduces Lanes on US 285 Near Knox Court/Lowell Boulevard
February 18, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun some drainage work on US 285 near Knox Court/Lowell Boulevard as part of a larger safety improvement project on US 285 between Federal Boulevard and Kipling Parkway.
Bridge Girder Installation to Close C-470 Next Week
February 18, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— Next week, February 20th through February 24th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will set bridge girders for the new flyover ramp from southbound Santa Fe Drive to eastbound C-470.
Bridge Work to Close I-25 Near Alameda Avenue Next Week
February 18, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Next week, February 20th through February 24th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will pour caissons for a portion of the new Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25.
Work on U.S. 24 Tomorrow
February 22, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – Guardrail repairs by the Colorado Department of Transportation will require a single lane closure on U.S. 24 tomorrow, east of Woodland Park.
Bridge Replacement Underway on Havana Street Near Dartmouth Avenue
February 23, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently begun a bridge replacement project on Havana Street (State Highway 30) over Cherry Creek, which is near Dartmouth Avenue.
Bridge Deck Work to Impact Traffic on Arapahoe Road at Parker Road Thursday Night and Saturday
February 23, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – On Thursday, February 24th and Saturday, February 26th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge deck panels for the portion of the new Parker Road bridge over westbound Arapahoe Road. The work will require various lane closures during the evening on Thursday and all day Saturday.
Bridge Work to Close I-25 Near Alameda Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
February 23, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has been pouring caissons for a portion of the new Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25.
Striping to Close the I-25 HOV/Tolled Express Lanes Tomorrow
February 23, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Tomorrow, February 24th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the I-25 HOV/Tolled Express Lanes between Downtown Denver and US 36 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for restriping. The lanes will reopen by 3 p.m. to northbound traffic.
Highway 86 Improvement Project Begins
February 24, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CASTLE ROCK – Work is underway to reconstruct a large portion of State Highway 86 (Founders Parkway) between Interstate 25 and the Founders Parkway/Ridge Road/5th Street intersection.
Highway 115 - Gate 5 Project Begins
February 25, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Work is underway to improve traffic movements at the intersection of State Highway 115 and Fort Carson’s Gate 5.
Bridge Deck Work to Close Westbound Arapahoe Road Near Parker Road Tomorrow
February 25, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tomorrow, Saturday, February 26th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge deck panels for the portion of the new Parker Road bridge over westbound Arapahoe Road.
Bridge Caisson Work Continues Next Week Requiring More Full Closures of I-25 at Alameda
February 25, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - DENVER —Next week, February 27th through March 3rd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue to pour caissons for a portion of the new Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25.
Bridge Girder Installation to Close Pierce Street Under US 285 on Sunday
February 25, 2011 - DENVER — On Sunday, February 27th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install girders for the final portion of the new US 285 bridge over Pierce Street.
Bridge Girder Installation Continues at C-470/Santa Fe Drive This Week
February 28, 2011 - DOUGLAS COUNTY — This week, February 28th through March 3rd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue to set bridge girders for the new flyover ramp from southbound Santa Fe Drive to eastbound C-470.
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