News

10-2012

October News Items
US 34 Wray Bridge Replacement Moving Forward
October 1, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project on schedule for December 2012 completion.
CDOT and Denver Public Works Remind Motorists to Plan for Upcoming I-25 Closure on Wednesday
October 1, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Denver Public Works are reminding motorists to plan ahead for the full closure of Interstate 25 on Wednesday, October 3 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
I-70 Surface Upgrade Underway between Vail Pass & Jeffco
October 2, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT/CLEAR CREEK/JEFFERSON COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is crack sealing Interstate 70, requiring overnight lane closures at various locations along the 62-mile segment between the top of Vail Pass and Chief Hosa, just east of Evergreen Parkway (State Highway 74).
Tomorrow is the Day - Full Closure of I-25 in Denver for Presidential Debate
October 2, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Plan Ahead to Avoid Delays.
Second US 24 Bridge Replacement to Begin Today South of Leadville
October 3, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work will require seven mile detour.
Full Closure of I-25 in Denver for Presidential Debate Begins in Approximately Four Hours
October 3, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER— The countdown to the 2012 Presidential Debate and the full closure of I-25 in Denver has begun. In approximately four hours, six miles of Interstate 25 will be closed in both directions from the Santa Fe Drive (US 85) interchange to the Hampden Avenue (US 285) interchange from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Traffic Stops on Highway 12 Next Week
October 3, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Expect one hour delays.
I-70 Traffic Stops in Georgetown Area
October 4, 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.
CDOT Maintenance Crews Resurface Section of US 160 West of Pagosa Springs Next Week
October 5, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ARCHULETA COUNTY – Next week, following the Columbus Day holiday, Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews will resurface a stretch of US 160 west of Pagosa Springs.
Yale Avenue Bridge Over I-225 Reopens Two Months Early
October 5, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA—The Yale Avenue bridge over I-225 is now open to traffic nearly two months ahead of schedule following bridge reconstruction. The bridge was originally scheduled to reopen in early December 2012, but the contractor, SEMA Construction Co. was able to complete the bridge ahead of schedule.
I-70 Resurfacing Between Dotsero and Gypsum Complete
October 9, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project improved surface and safety features of the interstate.
US 34 Wray Bridge Replacement Update
October 10, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Date of detour changed slightly, additional work added.
Colorado's I-70 through Glenwood Canyon Remains an Engineering Marvel
October 11, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Original project team gathers for a 20-year reunion.
CDOT Crews in Metro Area Prepared for First Significant Snowfall and Winter Season
October 11, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews in the Denver metro area have dusted off their winter boots, gloves and snow plows in anticipation for the first significant snowfall.
CDOT Recaps Northeast Colorado Construction Projects
October 12, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - NORTHEAST COLORADO — In the coming weeks, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be wrapping up the 2012 summer construction season in the northeast section of the state.
CDOT Recaps Northwest Colorado Construction Projects
October 12, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - NORTHWEST COLORADO — In the coming weeks, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be wrapping up the 2012 summer construction season in the northwest section of the state.
Various Construction Activities to Cause Delays Around the Denver Metro Area This Weekend
October 12, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - DENVER – This weekend, October 12 through October 15, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct various construction activities on I-270, I-70, I-76 and Vasquez Boulevard, resulting in possible delays.
Wildlife on the Move!
October 16, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Migration season has begun, more wildlife seen near roadsides Data show wildlife-vehicle collisions trending downward since 2006
Vail Pass Bike Path Construction Complete
October 16, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has finished resurfacing work on the Vail Pass recreation path from Bighorn Road in east Vail to the top of Vail Pass.
US 24 Bridge Replacement Project Update
October 18, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project delayed slightly by utilities work, detour finished.
Fort Morgan to Receive Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrows
October 18, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - New signals expected to improve safety and cost-effectiveness.
CDOT to Begin Intersection Improvements Project on US 85 Near Gilcrest Monday
October 19, 2012 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Work expected to last into April 2013.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge Team Announces Traffic Simulations on Web
October 19, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge project team announces the availability of dynamic traffic simulations now posted on the project web site.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
October 19, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Full closures of the *westbound *Twin Tunnel on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs are scheduled overnight next week to grout the inside of the tunnel bore.
CDOT and the Colorado Office of Emergency Management Encourage Motorists to Prepare for Winter
October 22, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – This week, October 21- October 27 is Colorado Winter Weather Awareness Week and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado Office of Emergency Management are offering some tips on how to get yourself and your vehicle prepared for inclement weather.
Westbound SH 92 TRAFFIC DETOUR for US 50 Intersection Reconstruction
October 22, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Maverik Convenience Store work on SH-92 to improve the intersection with US 50 - Between US 50 and Crawford Avenue.
Bridge Demolition to Close Sheridan Boulevard at US 6 This Week
October 22, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – This week, 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 eastbound and westbound 6th Avenue over Sheridan Boulevard for bridge demolition and sound wall construction.
Bridge Deck Replacement in Boulder to Reduce Foothills Parkway to One Lane in Each Direction
October 23, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure will be in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout project.
CDOT Patrols Ready for Upcoming Storm West of Denver
October 24, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Ice & Snow Coming, Take It Slow!
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Boulder, Estes Park, and Longmont Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER, LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES — Governor Hickenlooper and the National Weather Service have designated this week “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in Colorado.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Larimer County Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - North/Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY — Governor Hickenlooper and the National Weather Service have designated this week “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in Colorado.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Evans, Greeley, and Johnstown Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - New tow plow to be used in the area this year.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northeast Colorado Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - New tow plow to be used on I-76 near Atwood.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Brush and Fort Morgan Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MORGAN, WASHINGTON, AND YUMA COUNTIES — Governor Hickenlooper and the National Weather Service have designated this week “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in Colorado.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northwest Colorado Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 24, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND, JACKSON, MOFFAT, RIO BLANCO, AND ROUTT COUNTIES — Governor Hickenlooper and theNational Weather Service have designated this week “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in Colorado.
CDOT Patrols Ready for Upcoming Snowstorm East & South of Denver
October 24, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice & Snow, Take It Slow!
Bridge Deck Replacement in Boulder to Reduce Southbound Foothills Parkway to One Lane
October 25, 2012 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure will be in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout project.
Don't Let Your Halloween Turn Into a Nightmare - Be Sure to Designate a Sober Driver!
October 25, 2012 - Traffic Safety - Halloween DUI enforcement begins tomorrow.
Section of Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Closed East of Tunnel for Repair Oct. 30 to Nov. 5
October 26, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public may use path on either side of closure point.
CDOT Offers Multiple Resources for Traveler Information This Winter
October 26, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - All are free and are offered statewide.
CDOT Repairs Section of SH 139 on Douglas Pass Next Week
October 26, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA/GARFIELD COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance section in Grand Junction has contracted a repair project to stabilize a damaged section of SH 139 on the north side of Douglas Pass.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
October 26, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Full closures of the westbound Twin Tunnel on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs are scheduled overnight next week to grout the inside of the tunnel bore.
I-25 Bridge Work to Impact Traffic This Weekend
October 26, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Bridge work by the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) will require lane closures on Interstate 25 at Cimarron Street overnight Saturday.
Full Closure of US 34 for Wray Bridge Replacement Detour Starts Tuesday
October 29, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional lane closures will be in place beginning Monday morning.
State Highway 392 Resurfacing Project in Windsor Complete
October 30, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project finishes on time, budget.
CDOT’S Transportation Revenue Anticipation Notes Rated ‘AA’; Outlook Stable
October 30, 2012 - Statewide - Fitch Ratings of Chicago has reaffirmed the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT’s) “AA” rating on the department’s approximately $597 million outstanding transportation revenue anticipation notes (TRANs).
Ribbon cutting marks upcoming November opening of new I-70 West Parachute Interchange
October 31, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Members of a successful public-private partnership gathered today, October 31, at the site of the new I-70 West Parachute Interchange to mark the quickly approaching November 12 completion date before the weather turns.
Lane Closures on US 36 in Lyons Begin Tomorrow
October 31, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Beginning tomorrow, November 1 at 7 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close eastbound and westbound US 36 in the town of Lyons.
State Highway 13 Reconstruction Project Complete
October 31, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - he Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has finished a reconstruction project on State Highway (SH) 13 near Meeker that began in October 2011.
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