News

05-2011

May News Items
I-70 B Resurfacing

May 23, 2011 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Chip seal resurfacing suspended until late June.

Surface Improvement Project on Highway 12

May 23, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be chip sealing State Highway (SH) 12 near La Veta next week.

Paving Project on Colorado Boulevard Resumes After a Winter Shutdown

May 24, 2011 - PROJECT UPDATE - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has resumed a surface treatment project on Colorado Boulevard between Alameda Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard following a winter shutdown that began in January 2011.

Bridge Work to Close I-25 at 84th Avenue on Thursday Night

May 24, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – On Thursday, May 26th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound I-25 near 84th Avenue for bridge work.

Traffic Stops Resume on Berthoud Pass Tomorrow

May 24, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GRAND COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Berthoud Pass again tomorrow for fence repairs.

Railroad Crossing Work to Close State Highway 52 in Hudson Next Week

May 24, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - HUDSON— Starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31st and continuing until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd, all lanes of State Highway (SH) 52 at milepost 29.37 in Hudson will be closed to allow the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad to repair the crossing.

Independence Pass Opens Tomorrow!

May 25, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Crews speed towards May 26 opening day with long hours and a new snowcat operation.

Glenwood Canyon Concrete Resurfacing Project Update

May 25, 2011 - NOTICE TO COMMERCIAL WATER GUIDES - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Shoshone Power Plant (Exit 123): There will be access to the Shoshone exit for commercial water guides beginning Friday afternoon May 27, 2011.

US 34 Chip Seal Project to Begin in June

May 26, 2011 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - AKRON— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is scheduled to begin a pavement preservation project on US 34 through Akron on Monday, June 13th.

Bridge Work to Close I-25 at 84th Avenue Tonight

May 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY/REMINDER - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, May 26th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound I-25 near 84th Avenue for bridge work.

Western Slope Gets New Tool in Fight Against Impaired Driving

May 26, 2011 - Traffic Safety - '100 Days of Heat' DUI Crackdown Starts Friday. Grand Junction – Law enforcement agencies in Western Colorado have a new tool to assist them in getting impaired drivers off the roadways just in time for the start of the state’s biggest DUI crackdown.

Rest Area on US 287 Opens in Time for Memorial Day Weekend Travelers

May 26, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) opened the Virginia Dale Rest Area located on US 287 at milepost 383.5 for the season. Restrooms and a picnic area are available at this rest area.

CDOT to Resurface US 24 North of Buena Vista

May 26, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Work suspended June 13 for Ride the Rockies - CHAFFEE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project on June 6 to resurface a section of US 24 from north of Buena Vista (MP 209.8) northwest to MP 202.3. This project consists of resurfacing the highway with an asphalt overlay, shoulder work, guardrail repairs and striping.

New CDOT Executive Management Positions Named

May 26, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has named four individuals who will fill top management positions in the department:

Mount Evans Road Opening Up Halfway

May 26, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will open the Mount Evans Highway to traffic tomorrow but only to Summit Lake and not to the summit, due to heavy amounts of snowfall in May.

Paving on State Highway 46 Next Week

May 27, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GILPIN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving State Highway 46 in the Golden Gate Canyon State Park area on Wednesday, June 1.

Summer Traffic Season Underway

May 27, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the Memorial Day weekend.

Paving Operation begins in Turkey Creek Canyon

May 31, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – Work is underway to resurface U.S. 285 through Turkey Creek Canyon, between State Highway 8 (Morrison exit) and the Parmalee Gulch Interchange (Indian Hills).

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