News

08-2013

August News Items
CDOT Names Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Director

August 22, 2013 - STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLAN - DENVER, COLORADO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced that Scot Cuthbertson has been hired as the department’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director.

Wadsworth Parkway Work Requires Ramp and Roadway Closures This Weekend

August 22, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BROOMFIELD – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Wadsworth Parkway and the Wadsworth on-ramp to eastbound US 36 this weekend to reconfigure the roadway and install a portion of the bikeway underpass.

Pro Challenge Moves to Front Range

August 24, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOVELAND — Cyclists are racing mountains and plains today as they travel 117 miles from Loveland to Estes Park and down to Fort Collins on Stage Six of the USA Pro Challenge (USAPC).

Final Day for Pro Challenge

August 25, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER — The 75 miles of the seventh and final stage of the USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) runs through city streets today.

Public Invited to Founders Parkway/Allen Way Open House Wednesday

August 26, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is holding a public meeting this week regarding upcoming improvements at the Founders Parkway (State Highway 86)/Allen Way intersection.

CDOT’S Roadside Mowing Underway

August 27, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Mowing delayed until late summer for the second year in a row due to fire ban.

Partial closure of Mount Evans Highway next week

August 28, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the top portion of the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – for the season on Tuesday, September 3, at 8 a.m.

Summer Traffic Season set to Wrap-Up

August 30, 2013 - Statewide News - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the Labor Day weekend due to the number of events and social activities taking place around the region to finish up the summer travel season.

US 385 Resurfacing Project in Kit Carson County Complete

August 30, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has successfully completed a resurfacing project on US 385 south of Yuma County from mile marker (MM) 194.8 to MM 207.6, north of Burlington.

High Park Burn Area to Receive Much-Needed Drainage Improvements

August 30, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Beginning the week of Monday, September 9, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a drainage improvements project in the High Park Fire burn zone through Poudre Canyon on State Highway 14.

The Grapes of Byway

August 30, 2013 - Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest Colorado/CDOT Regions 2, 3, 4, and 5 - A partnership between the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Scenic and Historic Byways Program, the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO), and Colorado Department of Agriculture is highlighting agritourism around the state.

I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

August 30, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Lane closures continue next week in the Twin Tunnels area for barrier work, rotomilling and paving and traffic shifts.

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