News

03-2012

March News Items
Drainage Improvements to Close State Highway 93 Near State Highway 72 This Weekend
March 2, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, March 2nd and continuing until 6 a.m. on Monday, March 5th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will completely close State Highway (SH) 93 between SH 72 and SH 128 for drainage work.
Girder Installation to Close I-225 at Colfax Avenue Saturday Night
March 2, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – Starting at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3rd and continuing until 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 4th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will completely closed northbound and southbound I-225 at Colfax Avenue for bridge girder installation.
CDOT Names New Director of Transportation Safety
March 2, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER, COLORADO — Darrell S. Lingk of Arvada has been named Director of the Office of Transportation Safety for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
I-70 Westbound Glenwood Canyon Concrete Resurfacing
March 5, 2012 - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Interstate Highway Construction (IHC) will host a public open house on March 13 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, Sopris Room C, at 100 Wulfsohn Road, from 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Lane Closures for two days near Idaho Springs
March 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Single lane closures will be in place on Interstate 70 at Floyd Hill and Hidden Valley this week for bridge expansion joint repairs and asphalt patching.
Lane Closures Canceled near Idaho Springs
March 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work continues at Georgetown Hill.
Colorado provides 10 million rural transit trips in 2010
March 6, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Senator Bennet ensures adequate transit funding.
Single Lane of Southbound I-25 Closed Tonight at State Highway 392
March 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work will allow bridge work to continue moving forward.
No Lane Closures Tonight on I-25 at State Highway 392
March 7, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work on bridge deck completed last night.
One Lane of I-70 Near Eagle Closed in Each Direction
March 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Lanes will remain closed while crews clean up after fuel spill.
Lane Closures near Idaho Springs on I-70
March 9, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Single lane closures will be in place on Interstate 70 at Floyd Hill and Hidden Valley next week for bridge expansion joint repairs and asphalt patching.
State Highway 392 Closed Monday at I-25 for Concrete Pouring Operations
March 9, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional closures scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday nights next week.
Guardrail Work to Close One Lane of Northbound and Southbound I-25 Near Johnstown
March 9, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures begin Sunday night.
Bridge Repairs to Close One Lane of Northbound and Southbound I-25 South of the Wyoming Border
March 9, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures scheduled nightly next week.
I-70 Speed Harmonization Sunday
March 9, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Last Day for Pacing
Emergency Culvert Repair on State Highway 92 West of Blue Mesa Reservior
March 12, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Road Closed Wednesday, March 14th.
Mount Harris Canyon Rockfall Mitigation Project to Begin in April
March 12, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project will proactively remove loose rocks and add safety features.
Overnight Lane Closure at Twin Tunnels
March 12, 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 for inspection work this week.
I-70 Traffic Stops at Georgetown Hill
March 12, 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 later this week for rock mitigation work, weather permitting.
Central Mountains Teen Seat Belt Challenge Kicks Off
March 12, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Frisco, CO – In an effort to save lives and increase seat belt use among teenagers, the Central Mountains RETAC (Regional Emergency Medical &Trauma Advisory Council), along with four local high schools are kicking off the first annual Teen Seat Belt Challenge this week.
Road Work on US 40 in Mt. Vernon Canyon
March 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be conducting rock scaling operations along U.S. 40 in Mount Vernon Canyon today.
Record Number of Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies plan St. Patrick's Weekend DUI Crackdown
March 13, 2012 - Traffic Safety - DENVER, CO – A record 114 law enforcement agencies and Colorado State Patrol troops have filed plans to crack down on alcohol- and drug-impaired driving over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
I-70 Traffic Stops Thursday at Georgetown Hill
March 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) now will be stopping traffic on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill on Thursday, March 15, for rock mitigation work.
CDOT Evaluating Grand Avenue Bridge Alternatives
March 15, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public Invited to Open House on Wednesday, April 4th.
CDOT Seeks Qualified Firms to Submit Comparable Proposals to Address Mobility and Congestion Issues on the I-70 West Mountain Corridor
March 16, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) released a request for statements of interest (RFSOI) for qualified firms interested in submitting a co-development proposal to assist CDOT in providing a long-term solution to the congestion and mobility issues on the I-70 Mountain Corridor through a program of highway, transit and other improvements.
Reminder to Cyclists: Vail Bike Path Remains Closed Until Late May
March 16, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Path will be opened when conditions are safe to do so.
Multiple Lane Closures Scheduled for State Highway 392/I-25 Improvement Project Beginning Sunday
March 16, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - North/Northeastern Colorado, CDOT Region 4 - West frontage road to be closed all next week for paving operations.
Lane Closures on I-25 Near Johnstown Begin Sunday Night
March 16, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures will allow for median, shoulder, and striping work.
Concrete Work on State Highway 16 Near Fort Carson
March 16, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be grooving and sealing joints on concrete surface panels on Mesa Ridge Parkway (State Highway 16) tomorrow.
Lane Closures on I-70 Near Eagle Expected Through Sunday in Each Direction
March 19, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Crews continue to work on diesel fuel cleanup.
US 160 Bridge Improvements to Begin at US 550 Junction, West Durango
March 20, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO - On *Monday, March 26, work will begin to repair the four- lane bridge on US 160, just west of the US 550 junction (near the Double Tree Hotel).
Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 and 15th Street This Weekend
March 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – On Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the northern half of the existing 15th Street bridge over I-25 as part of a safety and mobility project on I-25.
Aspen Area Signal Improvement Project to Start Again
March 22, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public Invited to Open House on April 2nd.
Fully Repaired Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Opens Tomorrow
March 22, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Path could close again for inclement weather.
I-70 West Parachute Interchange Construction to Begin
March 23, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public-private partnership credited for getting improvements underway.
Entrance to Boulder Valley School District Closed for Nine Days Starting Monday
March 23, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure will allow storm drain installation under roadway.
Lane Closures Scheduled for State Highway 392/I-25 Improvement Project Beginning Sunday
March 23, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - West frontage road to be closed south of State Highway 392 for paving operations.
Lane Closures on I-25 Near Johnstown Begin Sunday Night
March 23, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures will allow median, shoulder, and striping work.
Lane Closures on State Highway 402 Monday in Loveland
March 23, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures will allow crews to repair culvert.
I-70 Westbound Glenwood Canyon Concrete Reconstruction Begins Today
March 26, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation begins concrete reconstruction of the westbound lanes on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon.
Safety Event this Saturday Aims to Get More Coloradoans to Buckle Up
March 26, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Law Enforcement in 49 counties to conduct Click It or Ticket enforcement April 2- 8 - Media, come visit our safety event: photo and interview opportunities.
Work Begins Today on Sidewalk Replacement in Sterling
March 26, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Today, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began work on a reconstruction project for the sidewalk and pedestrian railings on the US 6 railroad overpass in Sterling.
Top Ten Counties for DUI Arrests in 2011 Announced
March 26, 2012 - Traffic Safety - 424 Colorado Drivers Arrested Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
Buckle Up Rural Colorado – No Matter How Far You Travel
March 27, 2012 - Statewide - Law Enforcement in 49 rural counties conduct Click It or Ticket enforcement April 2-8.
Work Underway on US 34 Safety Improvements
March 27, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - This week, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began work on a safety improvements project on US 34 at Mall Road in Estes Park.
Work Continues on I-76 Resurfacing Project
March 28, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continue to make progress on the westbound I-76 resurfacing project between Brush and Sterling, from mile marker (MM) 95 to MM 110.
US 6 Eagle River Bridge Replacement Project Nearing Completion
March 28, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is nearing the completion of its work on the new Eagle River Bridge on US 6, located one mile east of the roundabout at Eby Creek Road in Eagle.
Upcoming lane closures near Idaho Springs
March 28, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Single lane closures will be in place on Interstate 70 at Hidden Valley and Floyd Hill next week for bridge expansion joint repairs and asphalt patching.
Project Update: I-70 Westbound Glenwood Canyon Concrete Reconstruction
March 29, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Weather permitting, CDOT contractor IHC will be moving up the closure date of the Hanging Lake Rest Area to rebuild the westbound on-ramp approach and I-70 right lane and shoulder.
Bridge Deck Panel Installation to Close Northbound I-25 Near Santa Fe Drive Tonight
March 29, 2012 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 6 - Tonight, March 29th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge deck panels for the new northbound I-25 bridge over Santa Fe Drive.
Xcel Energy Begins Relocation Work Near Twin Tunnels Area
March 29, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Utility work, road closure needed for CDOT improvement project.
Media Invitation: Project Status Briefing, Grand Avenue Bridge Project
March 29, 2012 - OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please join the Colorado Department of Transportation and consultant Jacobs Engineering for a media briefing of the Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) Project.
Mount Harris Canyon Rockfall Mitigation Project Begins Monday
March 30, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Beginning Monday, April 2, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will kick off a rockfall prevention project in Mount Harris Canyon between Steamboat Springs and Craig near the town of Hayden.
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