News

06-2014

June News Items
This Week’s U.S. 34 Construction
June 2, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is resuming work in The Narrows segment and completing other operations in the Big Thompson Canyon this week.
CDOT Bridge Work on US 50 East of Salida & West of Poncha Springs Tomorrow, Two Days Next Week
June 2, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - FREMONT/CHAFFEE COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation Maintenance crews will improve the decks of two US 50 bridges this week and next: one structure is just west of Poncha Springs at mile point 215.7 and the other is about 12 miles east of Salida (and east of Howard) at mile point 235.6.
Repairs to Castle Creek Bridge on SH 82 Scheduled for Today
June 3, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN/PITKIN COUNTY – Today, Tuesday, June 3, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be performing general maintenance repairs to the Castle Creek Bridge on SH 82.
Crackdowns on Impaired Driving and Seat Belt Compliance Result in Statewide Citations
June 3, 2014 - Statewide Safety - Click It or Ticket and DUI Checkpoints to Continue Throughout Summer
I-25 Improvement Project Underway -
June 3, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WALSENBURG — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning work to resurface and upgrade several bridges on Interstate 25 through northern Huerfano County (mile 47 – 59). Correction: 7 p.m. stop time
CDOT’s Red Thumb Campaign Reminds Motorists to Drive Distraction-Free
June 3, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LOCAL PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES FOR JUNE 4:
CDOT ending daytime weekend work on US 36 construction from Lyons to Estes Park
June 3, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Major blasting activities also complete
May 2014 Travel Along I-70 Mountain Corridor
June 4, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Mountain Corridor – With summer here, travel is increasing once again along the I-70 mountain corridor.
Construction of Roundabout on SH 133 to Begin This Week
June 4, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CARBONDALE, COLORADO-On Wednesday, June 4, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began to construct the east portion of a roundabout at the intersection of State Highway 133 (SH 133) and Main Street in Carbondale.
Wyoming DOT work at border will cause delays on US 287 today and Friday
June 5, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - NORTHERN COLORADO — Blasting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday on the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s project to widen US 287 to four lanes north of the Colorado border.
US 36 Closure Continues Through June 9 for Partial McCaslin Bridge Demolition
June 6, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUPERIOR/LOUISVILLE – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue to close eastbound and westbound US 36 nightly through June 9, 2014.
UPDATE: US 36 closures will not take place June 6 or June 7 as part of partial demolition of McCaslin Boulevard
May 6, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUPERIOR/LOUISVILLE – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will NOT be closing McCaslin Boulevard Friday, June 6 or Saturday June 7 as part of the nightly closures to demolish the northbound section of the bridge over US 36.
Join the Red Thumb Reminder Campaign! CDOT Reminds Motorists to Avoid Distracted Driving in Work Zones
June 8, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Updates and safety reminders for US 160/550 CFI Project.
Highway 50 Project Set to Start
June 9, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LA JUNTA — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins improving a four-mile segment of U.S. 50 through La Junta tomorrow, a project consisting of rotomilling and paving, bridge enhancements, new guardrails, accessible ramps, signing and striping.
US 160/US 550 Continuous Flow Intersection Update
June 9, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Lengthy delays eastbound US 160 this morning subsided as crews shifted lanes, adjusted signal timing. As traffic volumes increase, motorists encouraged to plan extra time if commuting between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Temporary Closures of Highway 24 Tonight
June 10, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be stopping traffic on U.S. 24 tonight to load test the Williams Canyon Bridge at the west end of Manitou Springs.
Nightly closures of Bryant Street at US 6 bridge from June 10-13
June 10, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Beginning the night of Tuesday, June 10, both directions of Bryant Street will be closed beneath US 6.
I-70 Resurfacing Project Begins in Mesa County
June 10, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY –The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has started work on re-surfacing sections of I-70 from mile marker 16 to mile marker 49, both eastbound and westbound lanes will be impacted.
Multiple upcoming traffic realignments on US 36 Express Lanes project
June 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Overnight Traffic Realignments Begin Wednesday, June 11
Emergency Road Damage Repairs
June 11, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SH 145 on Lizard Head Pass – Single-lane, alternating traffic south of the summit.
CDOT hosting public meetings on the future of US 85
June 12, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - NORTHERN COLORADO — The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting a study to establish a vision for the US 85 corridor from I-76 to the Town of Nunn.
Red Mountain Pass FULLY OPEN to two-way travel at 6:30 p.m. today!
June 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Rockfall mitigation is complete; possible project to repair a crib wall below the highway in early fall
PROJECT UPDATE: US 160/550 CFI in Durango: Week of June 16
June 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO – Work on the Continuous Flow Intersection progresses into summer as CDOT and contractor, Concrete Works of Colorado, continue working on items such as signing, bridge rails, signal mast arms and raised concrete islands. Please see below for next week’s travel impacts:
Mt. Evans to Close June 16 – 18 for Roadwork
June 13, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Mount Evans – State Highway 5 will be closed to traffic beginning at 6:00 AM Monday June 16, 2014, through 6:00 PM, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 for roadwork that will block the entire roadway.
Nightly closures of I-25 at US 6 slated for June 17-20
June 13, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Over the nights of Tuesday, June 17, through Friday, June 20, crews will set girders on the US 6 bridge over I-25.
Project Underway to Improve the Surface of US 160 over La Veta Pass
June 13, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - COSTILLA COUNTY, CO –The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun a project to resurface nearly 10 miles of US 160 over La Veta Pass in Costilla County.
Highway 160 Safety Project Set to Start
June 13, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins installing safety improvements on U.S. 160 near Walsenburg on Monday, June 16.
CDOT Maintenance Activities on SH 145 North and South of Rico this Week
June 16, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA/DOLORES COUNTIES - Colorado Department of Transportation Maintenance crews will be patching SH 145 north and south of Rico this week (from MP 32.2 to 55).
CDOT Restriping Northbound I-25 at SH 66 Overnight June 29
June 16, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LONGMONT — The Colorado Department of Transportation will restripe the northbound lanes on I-25 at the SH66 Interchange starting on June 29 overnight between approximately 9 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday.
Colorado Byways Commemorates Silver Anniversary
June 16, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways program is celebrating 25 years of service to tourists and the state’s economy by designating routes that provide exceptional scenic, historical, cultural, and recreational opportunities.
US 36 Closures to Continue Tonight, June 17, for McCaslin Demolition
June 17, 2014 - UPDATED SCHEDULE - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUPERIOR/LOUISVILLE – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue lane closures on June 17 in order to complete the partial demolition of the McCaslin Boulevard bridge over US 36.
Telephone Town Hall Offering Citizens Forum to Talk Transportation in Pikes Peak Region
June 17, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall next week for people living in the urban areas of El Paso and Teller counties, providing them an opportunity to ask questions and provide input about their regional transportation priorities.
Overnight Full Closure of SH 184 West of Mancos
June 17, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Closure is June 25th at 6 p.m. to June 26th at 6 a.m. (width and possible weight restrictions will follow for a two-week period).
US 24 Bridge over UPRR in Johnson Village
June 17, 2014 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - New Bridge Slides into Place, 24-Hour Lane Closure for up to a Week.
Join CDOT and HPTE June 25 for a live telephone town hall meeting on the proposed I-70 Project through East Denver
June 17, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Participants can learn about Express Lanes and potential funding strategies.
CDOT Begins Improvements to US 160 Durango to Hesperus
June 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - One lane of travel open in each direction during work hours.
Overnight Closure Postponed SH 184 West of Mancos
June 18, 2014 - TRAVEL ADVISORY UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Closure is now set for July 9 at 6 p.m. to July 10 at 6 a.m. (width and possible weight restrictions will follow for a two-week period).
Telephone Town Hall Offering Citizens Forum to Talk Transportation in Grand Valley Area
June 18, 2014- Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall next week for Mesa County residents, providing them an opportunity to ask questions and provide input about their regional transportation priorities.
Highway 78 Resurfacing Scheduled Near Beulah; West of Pueblo
June 18, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving two, one-mile segments of State Highway 78 next week.
Highway Striping on Several State Highways, Drive with Caution to Avoid Damage to Vehicle Finish
June 19, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA, OURAY, SAN MIGUEL COUNTIES, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation is striping various state highways between June 19 and June 26 with epoxy paint, routine annual maintenance work.
US 285 and Chaffee County Road 270 Safety Improvements Underway
June 19, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Chaffee County Road and Bridge Department and CDOT Maintenance collaborate on project.
I-70 Off-Ramp (Exit 49) on SH 65 to Close Beginning Monday
June 19, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Erosion Control Improvement Scheduled to Begin
CDOT Begins Chip Seal Process on SH 62 West Dallas Divide
June 20, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Single-lane, alternating traffic and daytime travel delays. (Date Changed)
CDOT restriping northbound I-25 at SH 66 rescheduled for June 29
June 23, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LONGMONT — The Colorado Department of Transportation will restripe the northbound lanes on I-25 at the SH 66 Interchange starting on June 29 overnight between approximately 9 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday. Originally, the work was scheduled for June 23.
CDOT hosting teleconference town hall for Phase 2 of US36 reconstruction project
June 24, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Public invited to attend.
CDOT and HPTE launch online tool to educate and engage the public on Colorado’s mobility issues
June 24, 2014 - Site combines interactive questions, videos and discussion of “new era of transportation,”Express Lanes, HPTE, P3s and updates on the I-70 project.
Eisenhower Tunnels History Recounted in New Display Boards
June 25, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER, COLORADO - New display boards installed at the Dillon Reservoir Overlook on I-70 in Summit County and at the Georgetown Visitors Center in Clear Creek County will help residents and visitors understand the history of the area and the development of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels on I-70.
US 160/550 CFI Lane Scheduled to Open to Traffic Monday Night
June 26, 2014 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Northbound travelers will be detoured between 8 and 9 p.m.
Delays Expected for Weekend Travel Along I-70 Mountain Corridor
June 27, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/WESTERN COLORADO —Motorists traveling the I-70 corridor Friday afternoon and evening, Saturday morning and Sunday should anticipate heavy traffic and delays.
New detour established at Exit 49 and SH 65 to allow traffic to the Grand Mesa
June 30, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY – Beginning Tuesday, July 1, passenger vehicle access to Mesa, Collbran and the Grand Mesa on state highway 65 will be reestablished at I-70 Exit 49.
SH 145 Cortez to Dolores – Work Suspended Until July 21
June 30, 2014 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY –Colorado Department of Transportation contractor Skanska Civil USA West Rocky Mountain District, Inc., is suspending paving work on SH 145 from Cortez to Dolores until late July.
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