News

01-2014

January News Items
This Week and Next's Schedule for Debris Removal From Flood-Impacted Highways
January 2, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Only flood-related debris will be removed from CDOT right-of-way.
Southbound ramp from I-225 to Iliff to close for repairs
January 2, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Temporary right lane closure in place tonight to complete repairs.
Recreational Marijuana Legal, Impaired Driving Not
January 3, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Colorado DUI Laws Include Marijuana Impaired Driving.
Continuous Flow Metering in Effect on I-70 Mountain Corridor
January 3, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Heavy Traffic Expected, Continuous Flow Metering in Effect on Eastbound I-70 Throughout the Weekend.
Traffic Light Replacement to Begin at Main and Platte on Monday in Fort Morgan
January 3, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work will likely impact Fort Morgan traffic for six weeks.
Atmos Energy Work Resumes Monday on Northbound Main at 18th Street in Durango
January 3, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - According to Atmos, this final week of work will complete the project.
CDOT Hosting Public Meeting Tomorrow, Telephone Town Hall Thursday for US 36 Flood Repairs
January 7, 2014 - EMERGENCY FLOOD PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Members of the public encouraged to participate.
Letters of Interest Requested for I-25/Cimarron Interchange Reconstruction Project
January 8, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is soliciting Letters of Interest from companies or teams interested in providing Design-Build services for the reconstruction of the Interstate 25/U.S. 24-Cimarron Street Interchange project.
2014 DUI Enforcement Kicks Off with 431 Arrests
January 8, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Fewer alcohol-related fatalities continues as goal for CDOT and law enforcement.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Travel Increased in 2013
January 8, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Holiday Traffic Exceeds 2012 Numbers, Overall 2013 Numbers Increase Along Corridor.
Brief Storm Developing in the Region
January 9, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Expect winter driving conditions with up to 8 inches in some areas over the next 36 hours.
Upcoming Maintenance Project on I-25
January 10, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be performing crack sealing operations on Interstate 25 between the south Pueblo city limits and Burnt Mill Road (mile 88 – 92) next week.
CDOT Reminds Drivers I-25 Expansion Work Continues
January 10, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The Colorado Department of Transportation reminds drivers that work on the Interstate 25 expansion project in Colorado Springs and north El Paso County continues even though workers may not be as visible as in the warmer months.
Emergency repairs underway on US 36 between Lyons and Estes Park
January 10, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Extensive delays expected during construction; alternate routes strongly advised.
Lane closures next week on State Highway 7 between Lyons and Raymond
January 10, 2013 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Delays expected to be less than 15 minutes
Northwestern Colorado Storm Update
January 10, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are now on 12 hour snow shifts.
Heavy Traffic Expected on I-70 Mountain Corridor
January 11, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Peak Travel Times to Fluctuate Sunday, Allow for Extra Time.
Updated Schedule for Debris Removal from Flood-Impacted Highways
January 13, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - No debris of any kind allowed on State Highway 72 at this time.
Traffic Realignment to Close Sheridan Boulevard This Weekend
January 13, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BRIDGE DEMOLITION TO CLOSE US 36 NIGHTLY JAN. 20-24
CDOT Adopt a Highway Program a Great Way to Give Back to Community
January 14, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Organize a group now to prepare for springtime clean up.
Members of the public invited to public meeting about US 85 Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) Study
January 14, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Study will help determine future of US 85 between I-76 and Nunn.
Lane closures tomorrow in Glenwood Canyon for rock fall mitigation
January 14, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Delays expected to be about 15 minutes.
US 550 South of Ouray to Remain Closed at Least Through Weekend
January 14, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Daily updates will be sent on progress, mitigation and potential reopen plans.
Sign Work at MLK Interchange
January 15, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation will be repairing signs at the Interstate 25/Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass (U.S. 24) interchange on Friday, January 17.
CDOT Education Campaign Seeks to Change Driving Habits of Mountain Visitors
January 15, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – For those who dream of a day when Interstate 70 traffic coming out of the mountains isn’t bumper-to-bumper, the Colorado Department of Transportation is launching a campaign in conjunction with the Martin Luther King holiday weekend to encourage mountain visitors to minimize delay by playing longer in the mountains.
Atmos Energy work on northbound Main (US 550) – lanes open tomorrow
January 15, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Northbound lane closure will open back up midday tomorrow.
Lane closures begin tomorrow on Grand Avenue Bridge
January 15, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Geotechnical investigation underway for SH82 Grand Avenue Bridge Project.
US 550 South of Ouray to remain closed at least through weekend.
January 16, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Daily updates will be sent on progress, mitigation and potential reopen plans.
CDOT Approves Funding for Widening Westbound Twin Tunnel and Framework for Additional I-70 Improvements
January 16, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Today the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Transportation Commission achieved two milestones for the I-70 Mountain Corridor, approving $55 million to widen the westbound Twin Tunnel and finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CDOT, Clear Creek County and the City of Idaho Springs.
Hanging Lake parking lot partially closed next week
January 16, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – The White River National Forest and Colorado Department of Transportation want the public to know that the east half of the Hanging Lake parking lot will be closed Monday January 20.
Rockfall work progresses on US 550 south of Ouray
January 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Red Mountain Pass to remain closed through the weekend.
Next week's schedule for US 36 emergency flood reconstruction between Lyons and Estes Park
January 17, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Delays expected; alternate routes strongly advised.
Delays Expected Eastbound I-70 Over the Weekend
January 17, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Motorists Should Allow for Extra Time in Anticipation of AFC Championship Game.
CDOT Planning Additional Peak Period Shoulder Lane on Eastbound I-70 in Mountains
January 17, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Launching online public meeting to gather public input.
Rockfall Work Continutes on US 550 South of Ouray
January 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Red Mountain Pass to remain closed into next week, a reopen date is undetermined at this time.
Rockfall Work Progresses on US 550 South of Ouray
January 19, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Rope anchors set today, tomorrow; Red Mountain Pass to remain closed into this week.
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 21, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - More safety line set today, rockfall netting arrives and prepped for transport.
I-25 Pothole Repairs May Impact Daytime Traffic in Expansion Work Zone
January 22, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Short-term lane closures necessary to ensure smoother drive.
US 34 Closed in Both Directions Near Drake Overnight Wednesday, January 29
January 22, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure will allow Larimer County to rebuild Idlewild Bridge near Drake.
Three Hour Closure Scheduled Wednesday, January 29, for Blasting on US 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction Between Lyons and Estes Park
January 22, 2014 - EMERGENCY FLOOD PROJECT UPDATE - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Detour routes in place; major delays expected.
Sheridan bridge demolition rescheduled due to snow
January 23, 2014 - Denver Metro Area/CDOT Region 1 - WESTMINSTER – The Sheridan Boulevard bridge demolition on US 36, originally planned to last through the week, has been rescheduled due to Wednesday night’s snowstorm. Crews will work tonight, 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., and finish the demolition on the evening of Monday, Jan. 27, with no work over the weekend.
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 22, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews will work through the weekend; assessment of reopen could come early next week.
Historically Heavy Travel Weekend Likely to Repeat on I-70
January 23, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Mountain Resorts Drawing Crowds With Big Events This Weekend, Heavy Traffic Expected
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 23, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Much more scaling completed today; crews will work through the weekend.
Next week's schedule for US 36 emergency flood reconstruction between Lyons and Estes Park
January 24, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Alternate routes strongly advised; three hour closure scheduled Wednesday.
I-25 lane closure underway Monday
January 24, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the right lane of northbound Interstate 25 in the Fort Carson area next week for guardrail installation and placement of an electronic sign foundation.
Bridge repairs begin next week on State Highway 119 west of I-25
January 24, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews delivering materials to repair bridges damaged during the flood.
Pedestrian underpass under construction on State Highway 93 Safety Improvements Project south of Boulder
January 24, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Impacts to motorists should be minimal during underpass installment next week.
US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project Pre-Construction Media Event
January 24, 2014 - Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6/1 - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project is getting underway.
I-70 Eastbound from Tower Road to Colfax Lane Reduction
January 24, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - I-70 eastbound to see long term lane reduction from Tower Road to Colfax.
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 26, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews installed nine rockfall netting panels Sunday, work continues into the week.
I-70 from Tower Road to Colfax Reduced to One Lane for Lengthy Closures
January 26, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - I-70 in Both Directions to See Long Term Lane Reductions , Eastbound Beginning Monday.
CDOT Hosts Public Meeting
January 27, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - US 285 Concrete Reconstruction & Improvements in Antonito.
US 6 Bridges Project kicks off Feb. 7 with full closure of US 6
January 27, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1/6 - DENVER – Major work on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project begins Friday, Feb. 7, with a full weekend closure of US 6 from I-25 to Sheridan Boulevard.
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 27, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews installed nine rockfall netting panels today, work continues into the week.
Speed, Seat Belts and Impaired Driving Cause Most Fatalities on Colorado Roads
January 28, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Grant Funding Now Available for Colorado Highway Safety Issues
Sheridan Bridge Demolition Delayed for Weather
January 28, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1/6 - WESTMINSTER – The Sheridan Boulevard bridge demolition on US 36, originally planned to last through the week, has been rescheduled due to snow in the area.
I-70 from Tower Road to Colfax reduced to one lane each direction
January 28, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - I-70 in Both Directions to See Six Month Lane Reductions , Eastbound Beginning Wednesday.
I-25 ramp closure tonight
January 28, 2014 - Southeast Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the ramp from southbound Interstate 25 to Tejon Street/Nevada Avenue (Exit 140) overnight for installation of a sign bridge across the roadway.
US 34 closed in both directions overnight tonight near Drake
January 29, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure will allow Larimer County to rebuild Idlewild Bridge near Drake.
Final flood-related debris removal schedule for flood-impacted highways
January 29, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Only flood-related debris will be accepted.
Colorado Highway/Storm Statewide Preview
January 29, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are preparing to go on 12 hour snow shifts in some areas of the state starting at midnight tonight.
Rockfall Update - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 29, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews have installed 32 rockfall netting panels over the past three days, work continues tomorrow before the storm hits.
Pass the Keys: Increased DUI Enforcement BeginsTomorrow
January 30, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk
US 40 Berthoud Pass to Close Overnight
January 30, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Crews to Close Berthoud Pass at 8 p.m. Tonight Through Tomorrow Morning, Loveland Pass to Remain Closed throughout the Night
ROCKFALL UPDATE - US 550 Red Mountain Pass
January 30, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Pass opens twice a day starting Friday morning. OPEN: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. / OPEN: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Public Invited to Fillmore Interchange Project Meeting
January 30, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Unique Interchange a first in Southeast Colorado
I-70 Mountain Corridor Peak Travel Time Metering
January 30, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Metering Used on I-70 Mountain Corridor for Safety Reasons in Eisenhower Tunnel, US 40 Metering for Congestion Relief
Next Week's Schedule for US 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction Between Lyons and Estes Park
January 31, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Detour routes strongly advised via State Highway 7, US 34.
High Performance Transportation Enterprise Accelerating Projects
January 31, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Recent Board Action Sets Toll Schedule for Upcoming Year.
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