News

07-2012

July News Items
Full daytime closures of I-70 at Twin Tunnels next week

July 19, 2012 - Traffic Advisory - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels during the day next week for rock analysis work on the mountain above the tunnels.

Upcoming Surface Improvements on Highway 24

July 19, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - PARK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is paving U.S 24 on the east side of Wilkerson Pass next week.

I-70 Sinkhole in Idaho Springs Area

July 19, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The left lane of eastbound Interstate 70 is closed, just east of the Twin Tunnels, after a sinkhole opened up this afternoon.

Mount Evans Highway to Close for Bike Race

July 20, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – State Highway 5 – the Mount Evans Highway – will be temporarily closed to traffic for a bike race tomorrow.

Public Invited to Twin Tunnels Environmental Hearing

July 20, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are holding a public hearing next week regarding the Interstate 70 Twin Tunnels Environmental Assessment (EA).

One Day Rock Scaling on SH 133 McClure Pass

July 20, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GUNNISON COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews and rockfall contractor Yenter Companies will be doing some rock scaling (bringing rocks down by hand and with machinery) on SH 133 next Tuesday, July 24.

Powers Paving to Impact Side Road Traffic

July 20, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Rotomilling and paving operations will impact side roads entering and exiting Powers Boulevard (State Highway 21) next week between E. Platte Avenue and Palmer Park Boulevard.

Upcoming Surface Improvement Project in SE Colorado

July 20, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PROWERS/BACA COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be chip sealing segments of U.S. 50 and State Highway (SH) 89 over the next couple of weeks.

Culvert Replacement on Highway 12

July 24, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will replace a water culvert under State Highway (SH) 12 next week, about five miles south of La Veta.

Community Input is Shaping Grand Avenue Bridge Project

July 24, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Improved pedestrian areas, new intersections and better lighting are all part of the Grand Avenue Bridge project that have been shaped by community input.

Bennett Rest Area Closed

July 24, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed the Bennett Rest Area, just east of Bennett off Interstate 70.