News

08-2013

August News Items
Old Highway 24 Closed due to Road Damage

August 13, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed about ½ mile of U.S. 24 Business (Manitou Avenue), at the west end of town, after flooding damaged and weakened segments of the roadway, making it unsafe for travel (see picture).

CDOT Rockfall Mitigation on SH 145 at Ophir

August 14, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Mon, Tues, expect up to 1-hour closures on SH 145 and San Miguel CR 63L; then just single-lane, alternating traffic on SH 145 through August.

New Procedures Instituted for Highway 24 Flooding

August 15, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is establishing new protocols to help enhance safety for the traveling public on Ute Pass when flooding is likely or imminent.

Environmental Document signed for New Pueblo Freeway

August 15, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for improvements to Interstate 25 through Pueblo Thursday, August 15th.

Environmental Document signed for Lamar Reliever Route

August 15, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the U.S. 287 at Lamar Reliever Route Thursday, August 15th.

CDOT Mudslide Clean-up on SH 145 West of Telluride

August 16, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SAN MIGUEL COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation continues to clear mud and make repairs on a section of SH 145 between Telluride and Placerville.

Today’s Highway Impacts for USA Pro Challenge

August 20,2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN — The USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) takes the riders from Aspen to Breckenridge today, impacting four state highways en route.

Cyclists head North for Stage Three of USA Pro Challenge

August 21, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - BRECKENRIDGE — Riders in the USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) will be traveling from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs today, impacting two state roadways along the 106-mile route.

Vail Area next stop for USA Pro Challenge

August 22, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) heads south to the Eagle Valley today as the cyclists race more than 102 miles from Steamboat Springs to Beaver Creek.

Pro Challenge Shifts to Vail Pass

August 23, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - VAIL — Cyclists will be racing the clock for 10 miles up Vail Pass as part of the USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) time trial today.

Traffic Switch to Permanent Roundabout on SH 145 Telluride Project

August 22, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - TELLURIDE – During the week of August 25, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Williams Construction will shift traffic from the current temporary roundabout onto the newly completed permanent roundabout on State Highway (SH) 145 near Telluride.

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