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09-2012

September News Items
Bridge Replacements on US 24 North of Leadville to Require Detour
September 4, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Work is part of a project that will improve the safety of the bridges.
I-25 Frontage Road Near Berthoud/State Highway 56 Exit Closed Today Until Spring 2013
September 4, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Road will remain closed through spring 2013 to allow bridge replacement.
Virginia Dale Rest Area on US 287 Closes for the Winter on September 14
September 5, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - On Friday, September 14, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the Virginia Dale Rest Area for the winter.
CDOT Rockfall Work Begins on Independence Pass
September 5, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Yenter Companies begin a project today to repair and improve rockfall mitigation on SH 82 over Independence Pass.
Rock Work to Stop Traffic in Woodland Park
September 5, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be conducting rock scaling operations along U.S. 24 on the east end of town tomorrow, requiring intermittent traffic stops.
Road Repairs Underway at I-25/Highway 50/47 Interchange
September 5, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Lane and ramp closures resume tonight as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) road and bridge improvement project at the Interstate 25/U.S. 50/State Highway 47 Interchange.
Highway 9 Bridge Closure Begins Next Week
September 6, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project scheduled weekdays through September.
Funding Requests now accepted for Safe Routes to School
September 6, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Events Encouraged for Walk to School Day.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
September 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – A lane and ramp closure will be taking place on Interstate 70 in the Twin Tunnels (east Idaho Springs) area next week for geological testing.
CDOT to Host Public Informational Meeting for Upcoming Safety and Mobility Project on US 6
September 6, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will host an informational open house for an upcoming project on US 6 between Sheridan Boulevard and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway just east of I-25.
Michigan River Bridge Replacement Schedule Revised
September 7, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project will finish in July 2013.
'100 Days of Heat' Summer DUI Crackdown Goes Out with a Bang
September 7, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Cops make 80 DUI arrests per day during National Crackdown.
Bridge Deck Rehabilitation to Cause Delays on I-76 and I-70 This Weekend
September 7, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – This weekend, Friday, September 7 through Monday, September 10, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on two bridges in the Denver metro area: eastbound I-76 over 96th Avenue and westbound I-70 over Old Golden Road, which is near Colfax Avenue.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge: Preferred Alignment Identified
September 10, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge project team has completed an evaluation of the remaining alternatives and identified Alternative 3 as the preferred alignment to be evaluated in detail in the Environmental Assessment.
24 Hour Traffic Stops This Week between Las Animas & Lamar
September 10, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - BENT COUNTY – As part of its project to add passing and merging lanes and construct other improvements on U.S. 50 in the Hasty area, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is stopping traffic around-the-clock through mid-week to install a new water pipes underneath the highway.
Tips for Seeing Colorado's Changing Leaves This Fall
September 11, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Several state highways offer prime viewing of beautiful tradition.
Highway 350 Bridge Up for Adoption
September 11, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is making the historic Purgatoire River Bridge on U.S. 350 available for adoption to any person or organization interested in relocating it.
US 36 to Close Overnight at Table Mesa Tomorrow Evening
September 11, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Highway, on- and off-ramps closed overnight for installation of RTD pedestrian bridge.
CDOT Begins Rockfall Project on SH 133 McClure Pass
September 11, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN/GUNNISON COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project on Monday, September 17, to reduce the potential for rockfall on SH 133 over McClure Pass.
US 36 Overnight Closure at Table Mesa Canceled Due to Weather
September 12, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Reschedule date is not known at this time.
Ramp Closure This Weekend from Northbound I-25 to US 50/SH 47
September 12, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is closing the ramp from northbound Interstate 25 to U.S. 50/State Highway 47 at 9 a.m. Friday morning, September 14, allowing the old road surface to be replaced with new concrete pavement.
Northbound I-25 Overnight Closure at Santa Fe Drive Canceled Due to Weather
September 12, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER COUNTY — Tonight’s scheduled closure by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) of northbound I-25 at Santa Fe Drive has been canceled due to weather conditions.
CDOT Improving SH 82 in Two Sections, Gerbazdale East
September 12, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE: WEEKEND WORK - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN / EAGLE COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Elam Construction of Grand Junction are progressing well on the SH 82 resurfacing project that began on June 18.
Weekend On-Ramp Closure Begins Tomorrow
September 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY CORRECTION - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is closing the ramp from U.S. 50/State Highway (SH) 47 to northbound Interstate 25 at 9 a.m. Friday morning, September 14, allowing the old road surface to be replaced with new concrete pavement.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
September 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Lane closures are scheduled overnight on Interstate 70 through the Twin Tunnels (east Idaho Springs) area next week for road sub-surface testing.
Bridge girder installation to close lanes on 6th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard tonight
September 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, September 13th, 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 both eastbound and westbound 6th Avenue over Sheridan Boulevard to install bridge girders on the 6th Avenue bridge over Sheridan Boulevard.
US 36 to Close Overnight at Table Mesa Saturday Evening
September 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Highway, on- and off-ramps closed overnight for installation of RTD pedestrian bridge.
CDOT to Display Snow Plows at Fall Harvest Car Show in Fort Morgan
September 14, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Historic 1939 Coleman plow, tow plow to be featured.
CASTA Announces 2012 Annual Awards Recipients
September 14, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Denver, CO – The Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA) has announced the recipients of its 2012 Annual Awards.
Multiple Projects to Cause Delays on I-25 Near Downtown Denver Starting Sunday Night
September 14, 2012 - Denver Metro Area/CDOT Region 6 - Beginning Sunday, September 16th, through Thursday, September 20th, there will be various lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound I-25 between Colfax Avenue and 23rd Avenue and near 15th Street as part of two ongoing construction projects.
Construction Underway on ‘Green’ Dotsero Bridge Replacement Project
September 14, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun the bridge replacement project for the Dotsero “green” bridge located on the I-70 frontage road over the Colorado River in Dotsero.
I-25 Ramp Closure in Pueblo Extended Through Wednesday Morning
September 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is keeping the ramp from northbound Interstate 25 to U.S. 50/State Highway 47 closed through the morning of Wednesday, September 19.
Full Closure of Eastbound I-270 This Weekend for Paving and Other Roadway Repairs
September 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, September 21 and continuing until 5 a.m. on Monday, September 24, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on a resurfacing and safety improvement project on I-270 by closing all lanes of eastbound I-270 between I-76 and I-70.
US 40 Resurfacing Project Complete Near Mount Harris Canyon
September 18, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Project ran slightly over scheduled completion date due to supply shortage.
Reminder to Cyclists: Vail Pass Bike Path Closed Mondays through Thursdays for Construction
September 18, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work on the project progressing well.
Two Lanes of Southbound I-25 to Close Tomorrow Night Near Broomfield
September 18, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - CDOT to repair bridge deck and expansion joints.
CDOT Repairing Two Culverts on SH 133 McClure Pass Summit
September 18, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN / GUNNISON COUNTIES - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun a project to repair two culverts at the top of McClure Pass on SH 133 (mile marker 42-44).
Southbound I-25 On-Ramp Closed at Prospect Starting Tonight
September 19, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Ramp to be closed only during working hours.
CDOT Seeking Input from Private Technology Providers for I-70 Mountain Corridor High-Speed Transit
September 19, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As part of its Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor Advanced Guideway System (AGS) Feasibility Study, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT’s) Division of Transit and Rail is issuing a Request for Statements of Technology Information.
September Saturdays to Provide Colorado Parents with Peace of Mind about Properly Using Car Seats
September 20, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Events will feature certified technicians, as part of the National Child Passenger Safety Week.
I-70 Parachute Interchange Construction Enters Phase 2
September 20, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contractor, SEMA Construction, will begin work this Saturday, September 22, on the second phase of the new interchange west of Parachute on I-70 (MP 72).
CDOT to Begin Intersection Reconstruction at State Highway 119 and Jay and Niwot Roads Monday
September 21, 2012 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work expected to last into May 2013.
I-70 Traffic Stops in Georgetown Area
September 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Lane closures and traffic stops will be taking place on Interstate 70 at Georgetown Hill next week for rock mitigation work and fencing installation, weather permitting.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
September 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – All lanes will remain open and no traffic stops will be taking place next week on Interstate 70 at the Twin Tunnels (east Idaho Springs).
Bridge Deck Rehabilitation to Cause Delays on I-76 and I-70 This Weekend
September 21, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – This weekend, Friday, September 21 through Monday, September 24, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on two bridges in the Denver metro area: eastbound I-76 over 96th Avenue and westbound I-70 over Havana Street.
CDOT Rockfall Work on SH 82 Independence Pass
September 21, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNT – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Yenter Companies began a project in early September to repair and improve rockfall mitigation on SH 82 over Independence Pass.
US 160/491 South Broadway Reconstruction
September 21, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Traffic switch and paving begins Monday.
CDOT Releases Free Smartphone Application to Improve Travel Experience
September 21, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Public-Private Partnership with Colorado-Based The Hub Companies, LLC Yields New Technology with Zero Taxpayer Expense.
Bridge Work to Close Northbound I-25 at Santa Fe Drive Three Nights This Week
September 24, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER COUNTY — Starting tonight, September 24th, through Wednesday, September 26th, for three nights total, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close northbound I-25 at Santa Fe Drive for concrete finishing and structural painting.
Final Paving Begins on US 550 South of Durango
September 25, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Traffic switches and delays near CR 302 over the next week and a half, weather dependent.
CDOT Rockfall Work on SH 82 Independence Pass
September 25, 2012 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Yenter Companies began a project in early September to repair and improve rockfall mitigation on SH 82 over Independence Pass.
US 36 to Close Overnight at Table Mesa Tonight
September 26, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Highway, on- and off- ramps closed overnight for deck pour on pedestrian bridge.
Mt. Evans Highway Closed for Season
September 26, 2012 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) closed the lower portion of the Mount Evans Highway (State Highway 5) – between Echo Lake and Summit Lake – for the season today due to adverse weather.
Interstate 25 to close for 2012 Presidential Debate at University of Denver
September 26, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Motorists urged to plan ahead in order to minimize travel disruptions.
CDOT to Begin Bridge Deck Replacement at US 36 and Foothills Parkway Next Monday
September 27, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work expected to last into Spring 2013.
Bridge Deck Rehabilitation to Cause Major Delays on Westbound I-70 This Weekend
September 28, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, September 28 and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, October 1, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the right three lanes of westbound I-70 near Havana Street for bridge deck rehabilitation, leaving two through lanes and the ramps open.
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