News

12-2012

December News Items
New Aeronautics Technology Improves Safety and Efficiency in Western Colorado
December 3, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced the activation of new NextGen technology that will help pilots address inclement weather around Montrose Regional Airport in western Colorado.
Traffic Realignment to Cause Delays on I-25 Near Sports Authority Field Tonight and Tomorrow Night
December 3, 2012 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER - Tonight, December 3 and tomorrow night, December 4, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign northbound I-25 between Colfax Avenue and 23rd Avenue as part of an ongoing bridge replacement project.
Two Bypasses for Three Bridges
December 3, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER Funding Improvements near Rocky Ford.
CDOT Division of Aeronautics Urges Public to Participate in Survey
December 4, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Input will aid department in measuring and reporting how airports benefit the state’s economy.
State Highway 94 Closure this Weekend
December 4, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CHEYENNE COUNTY – State Highway (SH) 94 will be closed this weekend near Aroya to allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its highway crossing tracks
CDOT Testing New Technology at Poudre Rest Area
December 4, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Technology will help increase maintenance efficiency.
Bridge Project Begins Near Florence
December 5, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FASTER Funding Replacement of 85 year old Structure.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
December 6, 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 for rock scaling and rock fence installation.
Safety Project Set to Start on Highway 285
December 6, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins installing a drain system under U.S. 285 at Windy Point (mile 240.5) next week, designed to enhance traveler safety by reducing roadway freezing.
Winter Storm on the Way
December 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Not a large storm but “Better than nothing,” and time for motorists to get prepared.
Bridge Project to Close Highway 160 This Week
December 10, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Traffic detours via county roads.
Picketwire Crossing Project Set to Start
December 10, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Bridge Enterprise funding project near Trinidad.
CDOT Ready to Keep Mountain Passes Open
December 11, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – With winter weather finally arriving in Colorado’s high country, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) stands ready to keep an inventory of 36 high mountain passes on the state highway system open around the clock.
Safety Project Underway on Highway 83
December 12, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is adding left turn lanes and widening the shoulders along a short segment of southbound State Highway (SH) 83, just north of Franktown and SH 86.
Restriping Operations to Close Northbound I-25 and New Flyover Ramp at Santa Fe Drive Tonight
December 12, 2012 - Denver Metro Area/CDOT Region 6 - Tonight, December 12, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound I-25 at Santa Fe Drive as well as the new flyover ramp from northbound Santa Fe Drive to northbound I-25 for striping operations.
SH 82 Grand Ave. Bridge Team Includes New Pedestrian Bridge
December 12, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Also Selects Signal Option at 6th and Laurel as Part of Environmental Assessment.
Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Closed for Season
December 13, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation closed the Glenwood Canyon bike path—which extends from Glenwood Springs to Dotsero (mile marker 116 to 131)—for the season.
Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
December 13, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Single lane closures are scheduled overnight next week at the Twin Tunnels on Interstate 70 at the east end of Idaho Springs for resetting concrete barrier and restriping.
Finally, a Decent Storm
December 13, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Last weekend’s storm was a good start to the holiday season, but left a little to be desired by snow seekers.
Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 and 15TH Street for Three Nights This Weekend
December 13, 2012 - Denver Metro Area/CDOT Region 6 - This weekend, December 14 through December 17, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the southern half of the existing 15th Street bridge over I-25 as part of a safety and mobility project on I-25.
State Highway 7 to be Closed Nightly in Boulder for Bridge Demolition Beginning Sunday
December 14, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing State Highway (SH) 7, also known as Arapahoe Road, in Boulder between 55th Street and 75th Street for four nights beginning this Sunday, December 16 in order to demolish a railroad bridge that is being replaced as part of the SH 7 reconstruction project.
US 385 to be Closed 24/7 Next Week Near Julesburg for Bridge Replacement
December 14, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - As part of a double bridge replacement project in northeastern Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will completely close US 385 near Julesburg between County Road (CR) 31 and CR 33 from Monday, December 17 at 6 a.m. until Friday, December 21 at 6 p.m.
US 160 491 South Broadway Concrete Reconstruction Headed Toward Winter Suspension
December 14, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Colorado Department of Transportation contractor Lawson Construction has completed the concrete reconstruction on South Broadway (US 160/491) and operations will soon be suspended for the winter.
Closures on State Highway 1 to Begin Monday for Railroad Repairs
December 14, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - he Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be facilitating highway closures in both directions of State Highway (SH) 1 in Wellington beginning Monday, December 17 at 9 a.m.
US 160/491 South Broadway Reconstruction Project Update
December 19, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews to suspend work for the winter in January and will return in the spring to complete final work activities.
Twin Tunnels Work Impacting Traffic Postponed Until After Christmas
December 19, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Due to the snowstorm, the Colorado Department of Transportation is cancelling the overnight closures scheduled for this week at the Twin Tunnels on Interstate 70, at the east end of Idaho Springs.
Intersection Improvement Project on SH 119 at Jay/Niwot Roads Moving Ahead
December 20, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - As part of the double intersection reconstruction project on State Highway (SH) 119 and Jay/Niwot Roads, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to continue to move forward on the project through the winter months.
CDOT crews on or set to begin snow-shift
December 24, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - The Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews are on or are preparing to go on snow-shift today or tonight as the storm begins making its way from west-central to east-central Colorado.
Upgrade for Clear Creek Canyon Communications
December 26, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Public/Private Partnership now providing cell phone, other services.
CDOT Closes Rest Area on I-70 at Glenwood Springs
December 26, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - State Transportation Commission passes resolution to close four.
US 34 Wray Bridge Replacement Project Complete
December 27, 2012 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - First-of-its-kind project finished on time, budget.
State Highway 9 Safety Improvements Project Receives Funding for Right-of-Way Acquisition
December 27, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project currently in design phase.
Contractor selected for I-25 Widening Project
December 28, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation has awarded the team of Kiewit & Parson-Brinkerhoff (PB) as the design/build contractor for the upcoming widening of Interstate 25 through north El Paso County.
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