News

06-2012

June News Items
Dry Creek Bridge Repairs on US 287 Complete
June 1, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Project finished on time, budget.
Highway 101 Bridge Project Underway
June 1, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER funding improvements near Las Animas.
Highway 71 Improvement Project Underway Next Week
June 1, 2012 - Central & Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Regions 1 & 4 - LINCOLN/WASHINGTON COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins upgrading nearly 26 miles of State Highway 71 on Tuesday, June 5.
Enough is Enough - State Warns Drivers to Buckle Up & Drive Sober as Deaths Rise
June 1, 2012 - Traffic Safety - "Click It or Ticket" and "100 Days of Heat" continue.
Morning Closures of Highway 119 Begin Monday
June 1, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GILPIN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing State Highway 119 to traffic for a couple of hours each morning next week, allowing bridge girders to be delivered to CDOT’s widening project outside Black Hawk.
Powers Boulevard Closure Sunday & Thursday Night
June 1, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing Powers Boulevard for a couple nights next week to install girders over the roadway.
Improvement Project begins on Highway 94
June 4, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – Work is underway to upgrade the road surface and bridges on the 17-mile segment of State Highway 94 between U.S. 24 and Ellicott.
Overnight Closures of I-70 Near Tunnel This Week
June 4, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT/CLEAR CREEK COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close eastbound Interstate 70 from Silverthorne to the Loveland Pass exit – just east of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel (EJMT) – for three nights this week for electronic sign installation.
Construction Resumes on Cameron Pass Emergency Repairs Project
June 4, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Motorists will start seeing equipment on the roadway this week.
Round the clock lane closure at Twin Tunnels this week
June 4, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – One lane of eastbound Interstate 70 is closed through the Twin Tunnels this week as the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) conducts inspection and survey work in preparation of future highway improvements.
Sign Installation in Pueblo
June 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) sign installation project on Interstate 25 begins tomorrow night and continues into next week through Pueblo.
Shoulder/Bridge Project Underway on Highway 69
June 5, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER Funding Improvements near Westcliffe.
Rockfall Work on US 160 Yellow Jacket, West of Pagosa Springs
June 5, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Rock blast at 2 p.m. tomorrow could cause a lengthy delay.
Pipe Installation to Close Northbound Sheridan Boulevard Over the Union Pacific Railroad This Week
June 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARVADA – Tuesday, June 5th through Thursday, June 7th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound Sheridan Boulevard between Ralston Road and 60th Avenue for storm sewer pipe installation near the Union Pacific Railroad.
Traffic Realignment to Close Eastbound I-70 Tonight
June 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Tonight, June 5th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of eastbound I-70 between Quebec Street and I-270 in order to realign traffic into its final configuration following bridge reconstruction.
Paving Operations on I-70 to Cause Delays This Week
June 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Rotomilling and paving operations have begun on I-70 between Sand Creek and Havana Street as the last phase of the Central Park Boulevard interchange construction project.
Gone is the Winter of our Discontent
June 6, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Summer maintenance is now underway - how did CDOT crews fair this winter?
New Detour in Place on State Highway 392 East of I-25
June 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Detour will be in place until Friday night.
US 50 Resurfacing Underway
June 6, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Two sections to receive chip seal surface; motorists cautioned to drive slowly through work zones.
US 160 Resurfacing Through Mancos
June 6, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Highway to receive chip seal surface; motorists cautioned to drive slowly through work zone.
CDOT Names New Audit Division Director
June 6, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER, Colorado – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT has named Barbara J. Gold of Denver to the post of Director of the CDOT Division of Audit.
State Highway 82 Glenwood Springs Access Plan
June 6, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public input collected, stakeholder meetings encouraged.
CDOT Resurfacing and Roadway Damage Repairs on SH 145 South of Telluride
June 7, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Paving to begin June 11, adding a second work zone during the day.
Clear Creek Canyon Highway Reopens Tomorrow
June 7, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – U.S. 6 though Clear Creek Canyon opens for the weekend at 10 a.m. tomorrow between the junction of State Highways (SH) 58 and 93 in Golden and SH 119.
One Lane Closure on I-70 near Eisenhower Tunnel Tonight
June 7, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is canceling tonight’s full closure of eastbound Interstate 70 near the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel (EJMT), allowing one lane to be open from the EJMT to the Loveland Pass exit, between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. tomorrow.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge - Good Public Participation
June 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Community members attend public open house, review short list of bridge alternatives.
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Concrete Joint Replacement
June 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – Nearly every year, the Colorado Department of Transportation repairs or replaces some of the modular joints on concrete bridge decks in Glenwood Canyon (and on the state’s other highly traveled corridors). These steel joints allow bridge structures to expand and contract.
Sign Installation in Pueblo Continues Next Week
June 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) canceled last night’s sign installation project on Interstate 25 due to high winds and is rescheduling the work for next week.
State Highway 392 Closed in Both Directions East of Lucerne
June 8, 2012 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Highway was severely damaged during last night’s storm.
Detour on State Highway 392 Through Next Week East of I-25
June 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists will be rerouted north to Jacoby Road.
CDOT Surveys Section of SH 141 South of Clifton Following Water Line Break
June 8, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation are surveying damage to a section of northbound SH 141 just south of Clifton where a 10-inch water line broke in half before noon today.
CDOT Upgrading Traveler Information Signs Along Some Highways
June 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Statewide Transportation Plan - Please see next week’s road closures highlighted below.
Overnight Lane Closures at Twin Tunnels
June 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close one lane of eastbound and/or westbound Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels area next week. Surveying and design work is taking place in advance of the upcoming I-70 widening project.
Paving Operations Continue on I-70 This Weekend as Well as Next Week
June 8, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Rotomilling and paving operations will continue on I-70 between Sand Creek and Havana Street this weekend and into next week.
Asphalt Paving Project Begins Tonight on I-25 Near Lincoln Avenue
June 10, 2012 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – Tonight, June 10, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a resurfacing project on I-25 from Lincoln Avenue north to C-470. The project will rotomill and pave approximately one mile of I-25 in asphalt.
I-70 Frontage Road Closure
June 11, 2012 -TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the Interstate 70 Frontage Road (County Road 314), at the east end of Idaho Springs, on Tuesday, June 12, as preparations begin for an upcoming reconstruction project.
US 40 Bridge Closed Tomorrow over I-70
June 11, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the U.S. 40 bridge over Interstate 70 (Empire Junction) tomorrow for rotomilling and asphalt patching operations.
Colorado State Patrol runs short, 20 minute closures along SH 149, South Fort to Creede next week
June 11, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MINERAL COUNTY – The Colorado State Patrol has issued a special use permit for temporary work along SH 149 between South Fork and Creede on Monday, June 18, to Friday June 22.
Public-Private Initiative Aims to Enhance Safety and Improve Traveler Information
June 11, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Walmart, Colorado Truckers, Truckstops and CDOT Kickoff Program using Streaming Video of Traffic Conditions.
Bridge restoration on US 50 Frontage Road in Gunnison funded through the Colorado Bridge Enterprise
June 12, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Twin bridges closed until summer 2012 – motorists, cyclists detoured onto US 50.
8,777 Colorado Drivers Get Life-Saving Reminder to Buckle Up
June 12, 2012 - Traffic Safety - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation announced today that the Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the state issued 8,777 seat belt citations to drivers during the Click It or Ticket campaign, which lasted from May 21 to June 3.
CDOT to Begin Concrete Reconstruction of US 160/South Broadway in Cortez
June 12, 2012 - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Cortez, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin reconstruction on US 160/South Broadway later this month along a 1.1-mile stretch of between McElmo and Main streets.
US 85 Bypass Project to Begin Tomorrow in Greeley
June 13, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project expected to last through August 2013.
Traffic Realignment to Close Westbound I-70 Tonight and Tomorrow Night
June 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Tonight, June 13th, and Thursday, June 14th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of westbound I-70 between Central Park Boulevard and Quebec Street in order to remove concrete barrier and realign westbound I-70 traffic into its final configuration following bridge reconstruction. Eastbound I-70 between I-270 and Quebec Street was placed in its final traffic alignment last week.
Bridge Girder Installation to Close Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
June 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, June 13th, and Thursday, June 14th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue as well as two lanes on eastbound 6th Avenue over Sheridan Boulevard to install bridge girders and bridge overhangs on the southern portion of the 6th Avenue bridge over Sheridan Boulevard.
I-25 Bridge Project Underway Next Week
June 14, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Bridge Enterprise Funding Replacement of Five Structures.
CDOT to Improve SH 82 in Two Sections, Gerbazdale East
June 15, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Delays and some weekend work, June 18 through mid-October.
Clear Creek Canyon Highway Reopens Today
June 15, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – U.S. 6 though Clear Creek Canyon opens for the weekend at 10 a.m. between the junction of State Highways (SH) 58 and 93 in Golden and SH 119.
Sign Installation Resumes Monday
June 15, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues upgrading its electronic signs along Interstate 25 next week.
Paving Operations Continue on I-70 This Weekend and Through Next Week
June 15, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Rotomilling and paving operations will continue on I-70 between Sand Creek and Havana Street this weekend and into next week.
Median Work on US 85 to Begin Monday North of Fort Lupton
June 15, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Cable rail to be installed through September 2012.
CDOT Upgrading Traveler Information Signs Along Some Highways
June 15, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please see highlighted work for next week below.
Rock Scaling on Cameron Pass Tomorrow
June 15, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Motorists will experience up to 20 minute delays.
NORAD Bridge Set to Close for Repairs
June 15, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – As part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) State Highway (SH) 115 – Gate 5 North project, the NORAD Road Bridge over SH 115 will be closed to through traffic for several weeks for deck repairs.
Red Mountain Pass Ends Monday; Crib Wall Work Begins
June 15, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Single-lane traffic and some future night closures.
Overnight lane closures at Twin Tunnels
June 18, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close one lane of eastbound Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels area this week.
US 40 Resurfacing in Hayden to begin Monday
June 18, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project slightly overlaps existing rockfall mitigation project.
Bridge Repairs to Impact Eastbound I-76 West of Julesburg This Week
June 18, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists should also expect additional maintenance operations in the area.
US 34 Safety Improvements Project Complete
June 19, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work finished on budget and on schedule.
Concrete Replacement on I-25 Complete
June 19, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work extends the life of the interstate.
Powers Paving Begins
June 21, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Overnight rotomilling and paving operations are underway on Powers Boulevard (State Highway 21) between Milton E. Proby Parkway and Woodmen Road.
Clear Creek Canyon Reopens Friday
June 21, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Final Week for Canyon Closure.
US 34 Bridge Repairs Next Monday East of Akron
June 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Repairs will last only one day.
US 160/South Broadway Reconstruction Includes Safety Improvements
June 21, 2012 PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Cortez, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Lawson Construction will be hosting a public open house and presentation on June 28 to share details of the upcoming concrete resurfacing and safety improvements project on US 160 South Broadway.
Twin Tunnels Lane Closures Next Week
June 22, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close one lane of eastbound Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels and near Floyd Hill next week. Drilling, surveying and design work continues to take place in advance of the upcoming I-70 widening project.
Paving Set to Start near Fort Carson
June 22, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins rotomilling and paving Interstate 25 in the Fort Carson area on Sunday night, June 24.
Highway 24 Closure Update
June 25, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO/TELLER COUNTIES – U.S. 24 remains closed between the Cave of Winds Road and Crystola due to the area wildfires. Authorities have no estimated time for reopening.
Highway 9 Project Underway near Hartsel
June 25, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - PARK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning a highway improvement project that resurfaces the 29-mile segment of State Highway 9 between Hartsel and the Park/Fremont county line near Guffey.
US 34 Bypass Resurfacing Begins Tomorrow in Greeley
June 26, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project expected to last through November 2012.
Detours on State Highway 392 No Longer Necessary in Windsor
June 26, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Detours had been in place since early June.
State Highway 72 Resurfacing Project Now Underway
June 27, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project is north of Nederland and south of Raymond.
Detour Needed Tomorrow on State Highway 392 in Windsor
June 27, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Unexpected equipment size requires detour to keep motorists safe.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge Environmental Assessment Points to Two Main Alternatives, with Variations
June 27, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – With continued input from the community and several project teams, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) continue progress on alternatives screening for the Environmental Assessment (EA) to determine the best option for rehabilitating or replacing the Grand Avenue Bridge.
Full Closure on I-76 Tonight for Final Traffic Realignment
June 27, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ADAMS COUNTY— Tonight, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will reach the last major milestone in the replacement of the I-76 bridges over State Highway (SH) 224 and the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR).
Latest Highway Impacts due to Wildfires
June 27, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Statewide Transportation - DENVER – Here is the latest information from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) regarding state highway closures due to the wildfires burning in various areas of Colorado:
Work on US 50, Whitewater East and West, this Sunday, July 1, at 32 Road Intersection; no work over holiday
June 28, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA/DELTA COUNTY – Work progresses well on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s project to improve several sections of US 50 in Mesa and Delta counties.
Don’t Lose Your Independence with a DUI Arrest this July 4th Week
June 28, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Extra DUI Patrols and Sobriety Checkpoints Begin Friday Night.
Weekly Closures End with Opening of Clear Creek Canyon Tomorrow
June 28, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Public-Private Partnership to enhance Canyon Communications.
Traffic Realignment to Cause Delays on Southbound I-25 Near Santa Fe Drive Tonight
June 28, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— Tonight, June 28th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will move concrete barrier and restripe southbound I-25 to place traffic in a temporary alignment on the new northbound I-25 bridge over Santa Fe Drive.
Retaining Wall Work on US 550 Red Mountain Pass
June 28, 2012 - TWO NIGHT CLOSURES PLANNED - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation contractor Midwest Rockfall will require at least two night closures of US 550 Red Mountain Pass for upcoming drainage pipe work.
Bridge Deck Pour to Close Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue Tonight
June 28, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, June 28th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue to pour concrete for the new bridge deck on the southern portion of the 6th Avenue bridge over Sheridan Boulevard.
Resurfacing Finished on Fremont Pass
June 28, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) completed the paving of State Highway 91 between Copper Mountain and Fremont Pass today.
Paving Operations Wrap Up on I-70 Tonight and Tomorrow Night
June 29, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Paving operations will continue on I-70 between Sand Creek and Havana Street this weekend wrapping up the paving portion of the I-70 and Central Park Boulevard interchange project.
State Highway 14 Open Today at Noon After Closure Due to High Park Fire
June 30, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists urged to drive with caution as highway sustained significant damage.
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