News

07-2013

July News Items
Two SH 82 Intersections to Close Temporarily for Deer Guard Installation
July 1, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE – NEW RFTA INFO - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD/EAGLE COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation project contractor United Companies / Oldcastle SW Group has requested a permit from Eagle County to close the intersection of JW Drive and SH 82 and the intersection of Valley Road and SH 82.
Impaired Drivers Beware: Increased DUI Enforcement Begins Tomorrow
July 2, 2013 - Traffic Safety - Heat Is On Campaign Reminds Coloradans to Celebrate July 4 Responsibly.
Concrete Slab Replacement on I-76 Begins Monday
July 2, 2013 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work will extend the life of the interstate.
Independence Pass Foundation Plans Work Near Independence Ghost Town
July 3, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNTY - The Independence Pass Foundation will be working on a slope stabilization project near the Independence Ghost Town at approximately mile marker 57 (four miles west of the summit) on SH 82.
CDOT Maintenance Projects on SH 82 and SH 133
July 3, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN, GARFIELD COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews have several maintenance projects in the area set for this month.
I-25 Expansion Construction to Impact N. Academy Blvd/I-25 Interchange
July 3, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Nighttime onramp closures from southbound N. Academy Blvd. to northbound I-25.
Night Work Begins Monday on I-70 Resurfacing Project From Eagle to Edwards
July 3, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Day time work still underway but won’t impact traffic.
Highway Upgrades underway through South Park
July 3, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PARK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning work to improve a 17.6 mile segment of U.S. 285 between Jefferson and Fairplay, a project that includes new passing and turn lanes, asphalt pavement and guardrails.
CDOT Improves Safety and Surface Condition of State Highway 139 from Loma North
July 5, 2013 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project on Monday, July 8 to improve 15 miles State Highway 139 north of I-70.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 5, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels continues to flow smoothly, although drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
Lane Reductions on I-25 beginning next week
July 8, 2013 - Southeast Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Interstate 25 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction for about a month to allow extensive repairs to take place on the 29th Street Bridge.
Intersection Reconstruction to Cause Major Delays at Hampden Avenue/Colorado Boulevard
July 8, 2013 - Denver Metro Area/CDOT Region 1Starting on Sunday, July 7, 2013 and continuing through Friday, July 26, 2013, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation will reconstruct the Hampden Avenue/Colorado Boulevard intersection.
I-25 Expansion Construction to Impact N. Academy Blvd./I-25 Interchange
July 8, 2013 - Southeast Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The @i25expansion Project will temporarily close the on-ramp from southbound N. Academy Boulevard to northbound Interstate 25 during the nights of July 10 and July 11.
CDOT Seeks Reduction of Project Traffic Delays
July 10, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - New Signing designed to keep Traffic flowing in Work Zones.
CDOT's Don Hunt Discusses State's Transportation Funding Shortfall
July 10, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - WASHINGTON D.C. - In a new Two-Minute State DOT Update video, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Executive Director Don Hunt outlines some of the ways his agency is doing more with less funding.
Monument Installation Underway on 4th Street Bridge
July 10, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in coordination with the City of Pueblo, is installing brick monuments at each corner of the 4th Street Bridge on State Highway 96, just west of downtown.
SH 133 Safety Improvements Project Public Open House
July 10, 2013 - OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CARBONDALE — The Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting a public open house on Wednesday, July 17, to share details on the upcoming safety and mobility improvements on SH 133 in Carbondale.
Paving set to start on Highway 103
July 10, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins rotomilling and paving nine miles of State Highway (SH) 103, between Old Squaw Pass Road and SH 5 (Mount Evans), on Monday, July 15.
CDOT Hosts Public Open House for SH 13
July 10, 2013 - OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Next phase of improvements on SH 13 north of Rifle under design.
SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Model on Display
July 10, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Opportunity to see the scale and form of the bridges.
CDOT Encourages Motorists to Plan Ahead for Full Closure of I-70 Near Pecos Street
July 10, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - Closure 10 P.M. Friday, July 19 Through 5 A.M. Monday, July 22.
24/7 Detour Ends Tomorrow Afternoon on State Highway 14 Near Ault
July 11, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Detour will reopen one day ahead of schedule.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 11, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels is flowing smoothly. However, drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
CDOT, City of Grand Junction Partner on State's First Diverging Diamond Interchange
July 12, 2013 - Traffic switch Monday to accommodate construction at I-70 and US 6/50.
No Celebration for the 490 Arrested this Fourth of July Weekend
July 15, 2013 - Traffic Safety - Law Enforcement Cracks Down on Impaired Drivers.
CDOT Adding Improved Safety Signage Across Northeastern Colorado Highways
July 16, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Signs to begin appearing statewide as part of new safety standard.
Work underway on I-25 Improvement Project
July 16, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is resurfacing and upgrading several bridges on Interstate 25 through south El Paso County.
I-25 ramp closures, lane realignments scheduled for week of July 21
July 19, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Overnight ramps closures set at Woodmen Rd., N. Academy Blvd., Interquest Parkway.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
July 19, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Traffic on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels is flowing smoothly. However, drivers should continue to anticipate slower traffic and a 35 mph speed limit while the detour remains in place through late 2013.
I-70 Reopens Ahead of Schedule Following a Weekend of Bridge Work at Pecos Street
July 22, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reopened I-70 between I-25 and Federal Boulevard approximately 4.5 hours ahead of schedule after the successful roll-in of the 2,400-ton (4.8 million-pound) Pecos Street bridge.
Law Enforcement Begins Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Today
July 22, 2013 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Reminds Motorists to Buckle Up, 24/7.
Improvements at I-70 Eagle Interchange Benefit from Innovative Contracting
July 23, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project update this week, impacts on Eby Creek Road.
No Further Daytime Lane Closures On State Highway 119 As Park of Jay/Niwot Roads Project
July 23, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work will continue to progress on shoulders and at night.
Hampden Avenue/Colorado Boulevard Intersection Now Open Following Reconstruction
July 25, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Hampden Avenue/Colorado Boulevard has fully reopened following a 20-day concrete reconstruction period.
Extended Evening Hours Will Help Expedite SH 145 Telluride Roundabout Project
July 26, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - TELLURIDE – As of Monday, July 29, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Williams Construction will extend evening work hours and flagging operations until 6 p.m. in order to expedite completion of the State Highway (SH) 145 roundabout construction project near Telluride.
Work Underway on State Highway 93 Safety Improvements Project South of Boulder
July 26, 2013 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Night work to begin this Sunday.
Culvert Project Underway in Eagle, Routt Counties
July 26, 2013 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project will improve drainage on State Highway 131.
Upcoming Highway Impacts for USA Pro Challenge
July 29, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), the USA Pro Challenge (USAPC), and other entities now have information available to the traveling public regarding the largest spectator event in state history.
Major Blasting in Eastbound Tunnel Near Idaho Springs Complete
July 29, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lane restrictions, construction to continue through end of year.
Highway Improvement Project Moving Forward on Southbound I-25 North of Fort Collins
July 30, 2013 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists are reminded that delays are possible.
Impacts to I-70 ramps as the wildlife fencing project continues east of Rifle
July 31, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – As the wildlife mitigation project on I-70 continues (through October 2013), here are some upcoming traffic impacts for the month of August:
Paving Work to Close Yampa Avenue in Craig For Two Days in Mid-August
July 31, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work will take place in mid-August and will help prevent roadway deterioration.
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