News

02-2012

February News Items
I-70 Traffic Stops at Georgetown Hill
February 1, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill tomorrow for rock mitigation work, weather permitting.
Landslide mitigation and highway improvements suspended for winter on US 160 east of Pagosa Springs
February 1, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ARCHULETA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Tricon 2, LLC, are near completion of The Jackson Mountain Slide area east of Pagosa Springs, near mile point 151.
Make the Right Call Super Bowl Sunday - Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk
February 1, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Increased DUI Enforcement this Super Bowl Weekend.
I-70 Traffic Stops at Georgetown Hill Now Scheduled for Next Week
February 1, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is postponing the traffic stops scheduled for tomorrow on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill since snow showers are forecast for the area.
Winter Storm Preparedness Tips
February 2, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - From AAA Colorado, American Red Cross, CDOT, and Colorado State Patrol.
Lane closure at Twin Tunnels resumes Monday night
February 2, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing one lane of Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels next week for inspection work.
Northeast Colorado Highway Update
February 2, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - NORTHEAST COLORADO — Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s northeast region of the state are on full snow shift and will continue to be throughout tonight and tomorrow.
Girders Installed Tomorrow on US 6 Eagle River Bridge
February 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Delays expected and alternate routes strongly advised.
Girder Installation and Bridge Deck Work to Close Federal Boulevard/Colfax Avenue Interchange This Week
February 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, February 6th through Thursday, February 9th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders and bridge deck panels for the new Federal Boulevard (State Highway 88) bridge over Colfax Avenue (US 40).
New Toll Rates for Motorists Using the I-25 Express Lanes with License Plate Toll
February 7, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - EXpressToll Customers to pay 25% less.
Lane closure at Twin Tunnels postponed until next week
February 7, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is rescheduling its Twin Tunnel geological survey work until next week due to the possibility of additional winter weather this week.
Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 at 84th Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
February 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, February 8th and Thursday, February 9th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of I-25 and 84th Avenue to demolish the remaining portion of the old 84th Avenue bridge over I-25.
One Lane of Southbound I-25 Closed Tomorrow South of Wyoming for Guardrail Repairs
February 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane will reopen by 4:30 p.m.
Training Offered for Scenic Byways Program
February 10, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways program is sponsoring training sessions for Cultural Heritage Tourism and Grass Roots Hospitality next month.
Guardrail Work at MLK Interchange Tomorrow
February 13, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation will be repairing guardrail on the Interstate 25/Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass (U.S. 24) ramp on Tuesday, February 14.
274 Arrested for DUI over Super Bowl Weekend
February 13, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Majority of Arrests on Super Bowl Sunday.
Overhead Sign Installation and Ramp Relocation to Close Southbound I-225 Between I-70 and Colfax Avenue Tonight
February 16, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – Tonight, February 16th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install overhead signs and restripe southbound I-225 just north of Colfax Avenue as part of an interchange improvement project at I-225 and Colfax Avenue.
Traffic Signal Upgrade Project Begins on Hampden Avenue and University Boulevard
February 17, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun a traffic signal upgrade and intersection safety improvement project on Hampden Avenue and University Boulevard in Denver.
Expect More Traffic Over Holiday Weekend
February 17, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Winter resorts expecting more business for Presidents’ Day.
Bridge Demolition to Close Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue Next Week
February 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Monday, February 20th through Wednesday, February 22nd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue as well as various lanes on westbound 6th Avenue over Sheridan Boulevard to begin demolition of the existing 6th Avenue bridge over Sheridan Boulevard for a bridge replacement project that began earlier this month.
CDOT Upgrading Traveler Information Signs Along Some Highways
February 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD, GRAND, HUERFANO, MESA, MOFFAT, PITKIN, SUMMIT, AND SAN MIGUEL COUNTIES - Beginning today and lasting over the next several months, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be improving communications with travelers throughout the state by upgrading Intelligent Transportation Systems on several area highways by installing new variable message signs (VMS) in multiple locations.
State Highway 16 Near Fort Carson
February 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be replacing about 20 concrete surface panels on Mesa Ridge Parkway (State Highway 16) this weekend, requiring around-the-clock lane closures.
Stakeholders Review Alternatives for Grand Ave. Bridge
February 19, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public involvement process continues for Environmental Assessment.
Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise Releases Request for Qualifications for Phase 2 of the US 36 Improvement Project
February 22, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Yesterday, the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) released a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a public-private partnership (P3) for Phase 2 of the US 36 Managed Lanes/Bus Rapid Transit project, the phase that will complete improvements to the corridor between Denver and Boulder.
Public Meeting Scheduled for US 40 Bridge Project
February 22, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Meeting will provide information about Elk River Bridge replacement near Steamboat Springs.
Culvert Replacement to Close State Highway 93 Near State Highway 72 This Weekend
February 23, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, February 24th and continuing until 6 a.m. on Monday, February 27th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will completely close State Highway (SH) 93 between SH 72 and SH 128 for culvert replacement.
State Highway 16 near Fort Carson
February 24, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be replacing six concrete surface panels on Mesa Ridge Parkway (State Highway 16) this weekend, requiring around-the-clock lane closures.
Speed Harmonization on I-70 Sunday
February 24, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Rolling Speed Harmonization (RSH) is scheduled for eastbound Interstate 70 on Sunday, February 26.
Traffic Stops on I-70 Tomorrow
February 27, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill tomorrow and Wednesday for rock mitigation work, weather permitting.
Tomorrow's I-70 Traffic Stops Postponed
February 27, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is delaying this week’s rock fall mitigation work on Georgetown Hill due to a holdup with the delivery of construction materials.
Transportation Commission Approves FASTER Funds for Transit
February 29, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Bus operators, cities, counties and other entities are receiving a financial boost after the Colorado Transportation Commission awarded $14 million of FASTER (Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation & Economic Recovery) funds for statewide and regional transit projects for Fiscal Year 2013.
Project to Resurface and Widen US 6 Between Eagle and Wolcott to Begin in May
February 29, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - After unsuccessful bids last year, project is now under contract.
CDOT Selects Ames/Granite as Design-Build Contractor for US 36 Express Lanes Project
February 29, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 and Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Design-Build Team Commits to Completing Project Six Month Early and Will Construct Additional Elements.
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