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08-2011

August News Items
Traffic Realigned on Wadsworth Parkways for Paving Operations
August 1, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - JEFFERSON COUNTY— As part of a surface treatment project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has temporarily realigned Wadsworth Parkway between 88th Avenue and 104th Avenue in order to begin concrete paving operations.
Paving Work on Eastbound I-70 to Begin Thursday West of Eisenhower Tunnel
August 2, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Two lanes of traffic remain open.
Bridge Repairs Begin on I-25 Near Mead
August 3, 2011 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - WELD COUNTY— This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began a bridge repair project on Interstate 25 near Mead (exit #245).
Girder Installation to Close I-25 at 84th Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
August 3, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - DENVER – Tonight, August 3rd and Thursday, August 4th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound I-25 near 84th Avenue for bridge girder installation.
CDOT to Reconstruct Another Section of State Highway 131 Between Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek
August 3, 2011 - HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ROUTT COUNTY — On August 4, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work to clear rocks and vegetation in an area where nearly three miles of State Highway (SH) 131 will be reconstructed and widened coming weeks.
Upcoming CDOT Maintenance Project
August 3, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Maintenance Paving Operation
Click It or Ticket It Nighttime Campaign Costs 1,815 Colorado Drivers
August 4, 2011 - Traffic Safety - DENVER – The Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies in 11 counties issued 1,815 seat belt citations to drivers during the Click It or Ticket nighttime campaign, July 21– 27.
Ramp Work to Close Eastbound C-470 at Santa Fe Drive on Sunday Night
August 4, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - New Climbing Lane on Eastbound C-470 to Open to Traffic on Monday Morning.
Upcoming Resurfacing Projects Scheduled for Pikes Peak Area
August 4, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO/PARK/DOUGLAS COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be chip sealing or paving three highway segments next week, east and west of Colorado Springs.
Concrete Work to Close Eastbound C-470 Off-Ramp to University Boulevard This Weekend
August 4, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, August 5th and continuing until noon on Sunday, August 7th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will remove and replace concrete pavement on southbound University Boulevard at C-470 as part of an ongoing project.
Paving on I-70 Near Eisenhower Tunnel Next Week
August 4, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will be paving westbound Interstate 70, about one mile west of the Eisenhower Tunnel (mile 212), on Monday, August 8.
West Vail Pass - Brief Closures Monday & Tuesday Morning
August 5, 2011 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Westbound travelers will experience full traffic stops on Monday, Aug. 8, and Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the early morning for the installation of overhead sign structures.
CDOT Rehabilitates I-70 Bridges West of Fruita
August 5, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun a project to rehabilitate eight I-70 bridges west of Fruita.
Bridge Work to Close US 36 Near 80th Avenue Next Week
August 5, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - WESTMINSTER– August 8th through August 11th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct bridge work at 80th Avenue over US 36. The work will require various full closures of US 36 each night.
Resurfacing Project Begins in Floyd Hill Area Next Week
August 5, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work scheduled at night to minimize traffic impacts.
Ramp Closed Again Next Week
August 5, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Work part of Highway 8 Project in Morrison Area JEFFERSON COUNTY – The ramp bridge from southbound SH 8 to northbound U.S. 285 will reopen tomorrow morning and remain open through the weekend.
CDOT Improves Safety on US 550 North of Ridgway
August 5, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Project receives $4.5 million in FASTER Safety Funds.
Colorado Department of Transportation Releases Highway Impact Information for USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 8, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - STATEWIDE — In coordination with Medalist Sports, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and other state entities, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has prepared traveler impact information for motorists during what may be the largest spectator event in Colorado history.
Bridge Work to Impact Traffic at the C-470/Santa Fe Drive Interchange This Week
August 8, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY— This week, August 8th through August 11th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct bridge work for the new flyover ramp from southbound Santa Fe Drive to eastbound C-470.
Bridge Repairs to Reduce I-25 to One Lane in Each Direction Tuesday Night
August 8, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - WELD COUNTY— On Tuesday, August 9th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct some bridge work to repair bridge expansion joints on I-25 near Mead.
Resurfacing Project on Wilkerson Pass Rescheduled
August 8, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - PARK/DOUGLAS COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is rescheduling the upcoming paving project on Wilkerson Pass to next week. Work originally was planned for this Wednesday and Thursday.
Resurfacing Project in Walsenburg Tomorrow
August 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WALSENBURG – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving two blocks of Main Street (Interstate 25 Business) on Wednesday, August 10.
Flaggers to Control Traffic at Holly Bridge
August 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PROWERS COUNTY – Flaggers will be directing vehicles through the bridge reconstruction site on State Highway 89 this week, one mile south of Holly, for concrete pouring operations on the new bridge deck.
Resurfacing Project in Walsenburg Postponed
August 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WALSENBURG – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is postponing tomorrow’s scheduled paving of Main Street (Interstate 25 Business).
Bridge Repairs to Reduce I-25 to One Lane in Each Direction This Weekend
August 10, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY— Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, August 12th and continuing until 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 14th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct bridge work to repair bridge expansion joints on I-25 over the Great Western Railroad near Mead.
Law Enforcement to Pace Vehicles on I-70
August 11, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in coordination with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), and Silverthorne Police Department (SPD), is testing a new method aimed at reducing congestion and accidents on eastbound Interstate 70 from Silverthorne to the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel (EJMT).
Temporary Intersection Closures to Begin on Wadsworth Parkway for Paving
August 11, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Beginning Friday, August 12th, at 8:00 p.m. and continuing 24 hours a day through Tuesday, August 16th, at 5:00 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will temporarily close the intersections of Wadsworth and 90th, 92nd, Independence, and 100th for concrete paving operations.
Agencies Join Together to ask Motorists to Move Over, Pay Attention and Drive with Caution Around Emergency Vehicles
August 11, 2011 - MEDIA EVENT - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Who: CDOT Executive Director Don Hunt, Colorado State Patrol Colonel Jim Wolfinbarger, Mindy McIntyre, daughter of recently injured CDOT employee David Wright and representatives from various groups and agencies that work alongside Colorado highways including West Metro Fire and the tow truck industry.
CDOT Cleans, Repairs Critical Culverts on US 25 Between Minturn and Red Cliff
August 11, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project adds work on two extra culverts following recent mud slides.
Southbound I-25 Passing Lane Closed Tonight at State Highway 56 Near Berthoud Exit
August 11, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Speeds reduced to 55 MPH for installation of weather measurement device.
Bridge Demolition to Close I-70 for Eight Consecutive Nights
August 12, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Starting Sunday, August 14th and continuing for eight consecutive nights through Monday, August 22nd, crews will demolish the old Stapleton Airport runway service road over I-70, which is located between Havana Street and Quebec Street.
US 287 Emergency Railroad Repairs Begin Monday North of Lafayette
August 12, 2011 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - CDOT to coordinate with RTD to reduce hazard to motorists.
Ramp Closed Again Next Week
August 12, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Work part of Highway 8 Project in Morrison Area
Sign Bridge Removal and Ramp Work to Impact Traffic on I-25 Next Week
August 12, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER — Next week, August 15th through August 18th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will remove a sign bridge on I-25 between Auraria Parkway and Speer Boulevard, begin paving operations, and conduct ramp work as part of the I-25 bridge replacement project over the South Platte River, also known as the Bronco Arch Bridge.
Maintenance near Eisenhower Tunnel next week
August 12, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be performing maintenance operations at various locations along Interstate 70 between Silverthorne and the Eisenhower Tunnel next week.
Resurfacing Project in Kim
August 12, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving one mile of U.S. 160 through the town of Kim next week.
Project Update - US 287 Emergency Railroad Repairs Begin Tuesday North of Lafayette
August 12, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - UPDATE: Due to an unforeseen delay, work will begin Tuesday, August 16 at 9 a.m. and will extend through Saturday, August 20.
Colorado Department of Transportation Adds Unprecedented Parking/Camping Information to USA Pro Cycling Challenge Traffic Impact Website
August 15, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE — Parking and camping guidelines have been added to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) highway impacts website for the upcoming USA Pro Cycling Challenge (USAPCC).
Agencies Join Together to Stress Safe Driving Practices Around Emergency Vehicles and Others Offering Motorist Assistance
August 12, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - GOLDEN, COLORADO – Representatives from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), West Metro Fire Protection District, Pleasant View Metropolitan District, Connolly Towing, Denver West Towing and other agencies joined together in stressing the need for increased awareness and cooperation of the traveling public in driving safely in accordance with Colorado law around emergency and maintenance response vehicles on Colorado highways.
CDOT Announces New Process Improvement Chief
August 12, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER, COLORADO – Gary Vansuch of Centennial, CO, has been appointed to the newly-created position of Director of Process Improvement for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). He will begin his new duties on August 22nd.
Overhead Sign Work to Close Northbound I-25 Near 15th Street Tonight and Tomorrow Night
August 15, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER — Tonight, August 15th and tomorrow night, August 16th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will remove sign structures on I-25 between Auraria Parkway and Speer Boulevard as part of the I-25 bridge replacement project over the South Platte River, also known as the Bronco Arch Bridge.
Funding Available for Safe Routes to School
August 16, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is now accepting funding requests for the 2012 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program.
US 40 Steamboat Springs to Kremmling (Muddy Creek) Project to Pause During USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 16, 2011 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT asks motorists to help prevent delays during work days when work resumes.
CDOT Improves Safety on US 550 South of Durango
August 16, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Some travel impacts on CR 302, minimal impacts on US 550 this season.
Resurfacing Begins on North Fremont Pass Next Week
August 17, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins rotomilling and paving the 10 ½ mile segment of State Highway 91 between Copper Mountain and Fremont Pass on Monday, August 22.
Paving on I-70 Tomorrow
August 17, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is paving a short segment of Interstate 70 in the Silverthorne area on Thursday August 18.
Roadway Repairs to Close Four Lanes of Southbound I-25 Near County Line Road Tonight
August 17, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, Wednesday, August 17th, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will close four lanes of southbound I-25 near County Line Road for roadway repairs.
State to Launch Anti-Drugged Driving Campaign
August 18, 2011 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Traffic Safety - Kick Off of National DUI Crackdown Aug. 19 - Sept. 6
CDOT Improves Highway Conditions, Bridges on SH 141 South of US 50
August 18, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY – Work is underway on a Colorado Department of Transportation project to improve the safety and roadway condition of SH 141 south of Whitewater.
Colorado Byways Receive Funding
August 18, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways program is receiving more than $2 million for six projects as part of the 2011 federal funding cycle from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Bridge Repairs to Reduce I-25 to One Lane in Each Direction Tonight
August 18, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY— Tonight, August 18th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue the bridge work on I-25 near Mead.
Resurfacing Project Scheduled near Air Force Academy
August 18, 2011 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is paving North Gate Boulevard at Interstate 25 next week.
State Launches Anti-Drugged Driving Campaign as National DUI Crackdown Begins
August 19, 2011 - Traffic Safety - (Denver) – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol and statewide law enforcement agencies today launched an anti-drugged driving campaign as part of the state’s Heat Is On DUI enforcement effort.
Officials from CDOT, Town of Windsor, and City of Fort Collins Break Ground on the I-25/State Highway 392 Interchange Improvement Project
August 19, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - LARIMER/WELD COUNTY – Today, August 19th, officials from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Town of Windsor and the City of Fort Collins celebrated the beginning of the I-25/State Highway (SH) 392 interchange improvement project.
CDOT Releases the North I-25 Final Environmental Impact Statement, Seeking Public Input
August 19, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – Today, August 19th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) released the North I-25 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a 30-day comment period in order to collect public input on the Preferred Alternative and the phased implementation approach for the Preferred Alternative.
Today's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 22, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - COLORADO SPRINGS - The prologue stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge begins today in Colorado Springs.
Today's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 23, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - CHAFFEE, GUNNISON, AND SAGUACHE COUNTIES — Stage One of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge takes place today. The race will travel from Salida over Monarch Pass and then through Gunnison, Almont, and Crested Butte before finishing the stage in Mount Crested Butte.
Initial Results are Positive for Rolling Speed Harmonization Test on I-70
August 22, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The initial results of the rolling speed harmonization test conducted on August 13th on eastbound I-70 between Silverthorne and the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel are indicating that this effort does have the ability to create more uniform speeds for vehicles, and as a result, could improve safety, reduce traffic crashes and ultimately improve traffic flow on the corridor.
Bridge Repairs to Reduce I-25 to One Lane in Each Direction Tonight and Tomorrow Night
August 23, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY— Tonight, August 23rd and tomorrow, August 24th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue the bridge work on I-25 near Mead.
Pilot Cars Set to Direct Traffic through U.S. 40/287 Project
August 23, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LINCOLN COUNTY – Pilot car operations are scheduled to begin on the U.S. 40/287 reconstruction project near Hugo right after Labor Day.
New Transportation Director Appointed for CDOT's Region Two
August 23, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has named Thomas Wrona as the new Regional Transportation Director (RTD) for Region Two, encompassing southeastern Colorado.
Today's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 24, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - CHAFFEE, GUNNISON, LAKE, AND PITKIN COUNTIES — Stage Two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge takes place today. The race will travel from Gunnison over Cottonwood Pass to Buena Vista, then over Independence Pass and will finish in Aspen.
CDOT Announces New Region 5 Transportation Director
August 24, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SOUTHWEST COLORADO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has named Kerrie Neet as the new regional transportation director (RTD) for Region 5, southwestern and south-central Colorado.
High Performance Transportation Enterprise Receives Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposal to Improve I-70 between C-470 and Silverthorne
August 24, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON, CLEAR CREEK AND SUMMIT COUNTIES-- The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), a government-owned business within The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), has received an unsolicited proposal for a public-private partnership for the I-70 west mountain corridor.
Southbound Parker Road Bridge Over Arapahoe Road to Open to Traffic by Tomorrow Morning
August 24, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tonight, August 24th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign southbound Parker Road onto the new bridge over Arapahoe Road, allowing for free-flowing traffic of both northbound and southbound Parker Road.
Discretionary Grants Will Help Complete the Widening of I-225 and Improve the I-70/Pecos Street Interchange
August 24, 2011 - STATEWIDE – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced that Colorado is receiving $7.6 million in grants for two critical projects in the Denver metro area.
Today's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 25, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - EAGLE COUNTY — Stage Three of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge takes place today. This stage will include the Vail Time Trial during which cyclists will travel on old US 6 (also known as the Vail Bike Path and the Vail Frontage Road) in an eastward direction toward Vail Pass.
Upcoming Maintenance Projects in Pikes Peak Area
August 25, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving roadways and repairing guardrail at various locations in the greater Colorado Springs area over the next several days.
CDOT Expands Use of Trip Travel Time Signs in the Denver Area
August 25, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently added trip travel time messages to two new variable message boards and added a destination to two existing trip travel time signs to provide additional real-time travel information that will help motorist plan ahead.
Federal Funds Will Help Improve US 160 Mesa Verde Interchange and Corridor
August 25, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - STATEWIDE - A project to improve the US 160 interchange to Mesa Verde National Park, as well as the US 160 corridor that services the area, is getting a substantial boost with federal funding.
Refunding Bonds Save Colorado Millions
August 25, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – Taking advantage of falling interest rates, today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) refunded $106,070,000 of the Transportation Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) it issued in 2004 to accelerate strategic transportation projects such as T-REX in the south metro Denver area and others across the state.
Today's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 26, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - EAGLE AND ROUTT COUNTIES — Stage Four of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge takes place today. Cyclists will travel from Avon westward to Wolcott, then will head north on State Highway 131 to finish the stage in Steamboat Springs.
Motorists Encouraged to Avoid I-25 Near Mead This Weekend Due to Bridge Work That Will Cause Major Delays
August 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Alternate Routes Such as US 85 and US 287 are Strongly Suggested.
CDOT Launches New App for Spanish-Speakers to Help Prevent Drunk Driving
August 26, 2011 - Traffic Safety - National DUI Crackdown Continues through Labor Day
Concrete Paving to Close Intersections on Wadsworth Parkway Between 90th Avenue and 94th Avenue this Weekend
August 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY— As part of a surface treatment project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will reconstruct and pave four intersections this weekend on Wadsworth Parkway between 88th Avenue and 104th Avenue.
Bridge Demolition Continues on I-70 This Weekend and Into Next Week Requiring Full Closures of the Interstate
August 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— The demolition of the old Stapleton Airport runway service road over I-70, which is located between Havana Street and Quebec Street, will continue this weekend and into next week.
This Weekend's Highway Traffic Impacts for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
August 26, 2011 - Statewide Transportation - DENVER, GRAND, JEFFERSON, ROUTT, AND SUMMIT COUNTIES — Stages 5 and 6 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge take place this weekend. Tomorrow, August 27, cyclists will travel from Steamboat Springs over Rabbit Ears Pass through Kremmling and will finish in Breckenridge.
Ramp Closures Continue at US 285/State Highway 8 for Bridge Deck Rehabilitation
August 29, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – This week, crews will complete the bridge deck repairs on the ramp from southbound State Highway (SH) 8 to northbound US 285 and will begin the bridge deck repairs on the ramp from northbound US 285 to northbound SH 8.
Colorado's Chain Law Begins September 1st for Commercial Vehicle Drivers on I-70
August 29, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE— With the summer quickly coming to a close, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is preparing for the first snowfall in the high country and with the chain law season starting in September, commercial vehicle drivers should also be preparing for the winter ahead.
Mount Evans Highway from Summit Lake to the Top to Close Next Week for the Winter
August 31, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – On Tuesday morning, September 6th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the upper portion of Mount Evans Highway (State Highway 5) between Summit Lake and the top of Mount Evans until late spring 2012.
SH 145 Resurfacing South of Dolores and North of US 160 in Cortez
August 31, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Brief maintenance project continues tomorrow, next Tuesday; work zone moves to Cortez later in week.
Virginia Dale Rest Area on US 287 Closes for the Winter on September 8
August 31, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY – On Thursday, September 8, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the Virginia Dale Rest Area for the winter.
Northbound US 285 Exit to State Highway 8 Closed through September for Bridge Repairs
August 31, 2011 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Southbound traffic on US 285 will be unaffected.
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