News

11-2013

November News Items
Independence Pass to Remain Closed Over Weekend
November 1, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT will re-assess conditions Monday morning; pass may not open again prior to annual closing date of Nov. 7.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 1, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, truck hauling and striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
Motorists will encounter three separate work zones on US 550 (North Main) this month
November 1, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO – Motorists on US 550 (North Main Avenue) will encounter three separate work zones next week, and into mid-November, due to some necessary maintenance work by the Colorado Department of Transportation, Atmos Energy and the City of Durango.
Upcoming closure of Highway 24
November 1, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close westbound U.S. 24 at Circle Drive for one night next week to allow bridge improvements to take place on the Spring Creek Bridge.
Independence Pass Remains Closed for the Season
November 4, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - LAKE/PITKIN COUNTIES – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation announces the season closure of SH 82 over Independence Pass.
I-70 Eagle Roundabouts and Ramps Open Three Weeks Ahead of Schedule
November 4, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Full Access in All Directions Begins November 5.
I-76 Resurfacing Project Between Sedgwick and Nebraska Complete
November 5, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project includes improvements to 1st Street in Julesburg.
Upcoming Closure of Ramp at I-25/North Academy Boulevard
November 6, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Major closure necessary to complete construction.
Winter Shutdown Ahead for Highway 9 Project
November 6, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is set to stop work on the State Highway 9 widening project between Agape Church and Coyne Valley Road by Saturday, Nov. 9.
Repairs on SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Next Week
November 6, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Single-lane closures on both SH 82 and I-70 during work hours.
Westbound I-76 to be Switched to New Lanes Between Brush and Fort Morgan Starting Today, November 7
November 7, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Configuration will last until April 2014.
Flood Monitoring Devices to be Set-Up in Waldo Canyon
November 7, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will be installing rain monitoring equipment in Waldo Canyon next week, requiring several minor traffic stops each day.
Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 7, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, truck hauling, and seeding and striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
386 Coloradans Arrested for DUI Over Halloween
November 8, 2013 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) partnered with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and law enforcement agencies across the state to crackdown on impaired driving over the Halloween Weekend.
CDOT lowering Speed Limit through I-25 Expansion Project
November 13, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph along a four-mile segment of Interstate 25 later this week to enhance driver and worker safety.
CDOT presenting Rail Study Findings to Public
November 13, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS/PUEBLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit & Rail is holding open houses next week to present recommendations to the public from the Interregional Connectivity Study (ICS).
CDOT presenting Rail Study Findings to Public
November 13, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GOLDEN – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit & Rail is holding an open house next week to present recommendations to the public from the Interregional Connectivity Study (ICS).
I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory
November 15, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier and grading work, sign installation, truck hauling, road grading, seeding and final striping operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.
CDOT Conducting Rockfall Mitigation on US 550 South of Durango (On Bondad Hill)
November 17, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Three-lane section currently reduced to two lanes 24/7; intermittent stops for traffic for drilling this week; lengthier traffic stop mid-week for blasting operations.
I-25 Expansion Project Striping to Temporarily Close On and Off Ramps beginning Tonight
November 18, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – In preparation for the opening of new traffic lanes on Interstate 25, striping operations will be taking place at various locations through early next week.
State Highway 7 Reconstruction Project Complete
November 18, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project reconstructed highway, added pedestrian and bicyclist features.
Coloradoans Invited to Help Chart State's Transportation Future
November 19, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is asking citizens to get involved in planning the future of the state’s transportation system.
CDOT Prepared for Winter Storm
November 20, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists should be too: prepare vehicles for winter driving check highway & weather conditions before travel.
CDOT Prepared for Winter Storm
November 20, 2013 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists should be too: prepare vehicles for winter driving check highway & weather conditions before travel.
Gov. Hickenlooper announces all damaged highways will reopen before Thanksgiving
November 20, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - DENVER — With this week’s opening of U.S. 34 and next week’s planned opening of State Highway 7, all highways damaged by the September flooding will reopen days ahead of the Dec. 1 goal.
CDOT Crews Prepared for Incoming Storm
November 21, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions before weekend travel.
Public Comment Period for South Bridge Environmental Assessment Extended to December 6
November 21, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The City of Glenwood Springs, with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Garfield County, announce the extension of the public review and comment period for the South Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) to December 6, 2013.
Foothills Parkway Bridge Deck Replacement Over US 36 Finished
November 22, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed a bridge deck replacement project on Foothills Parkway (State Highway 157) over US 36.
I-25 Bridge work scheduled early next week
November 22, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the right lane of northbound Interstate 25 at the South Academy Boulevard Bridge on Monday and Tuesday (November 25/26) for waterproofing, paving and expansion joint work.
Thanksgiving Brings Increased Turkey Consumption, DUI Enforcement
November 25, 2013 - Traffic Safety - “Drink and Don’t Drive” this Thanksgiving to avoid an even costlier holiday season.
I-25 Bridge work postponed until Tomorrow
November 25, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is rescheduling the work at the South Academy Bridge due to cold temperatures. It was set to take place today.
CDOT Reopens Highway 7
November 26, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Bicycle access limited until Mid-December.
Heavy Tow underway today Courtesy Patrol this weekend
November 27, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins its annual winter programs over the Thanksgiving holiday to help keep traffic moving and maintain safety along the west Interstate 70 corridor.
CDOT opens Third I-25 Lane Southbound; Third Northbound Lane by Tomorrow
November 27, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Thanksgiving holiday travelers now have more room to roam on a portion of the Interstate 25 expansion project with the opening of a third traffic lane today.
Drivers reminded to slow down, scan the roadsides for wildlife activity during this time of year
November 27, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE! - Drivers reminded to slow down, scan the roadsides for wildlife activity during this time of year.
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