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08-2014

August News Items
REVISED: SH 119 closed Tuesday evening for bridge move
August 1, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER COUNTY — Highway 119 between Nederland and Boulder will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 9 p.m. and will re-open no later than 5 a.m. on Aug. 6.
SH 145 Cortez to Dolores – Paving Will Continue in Cortez through Next Week
August 1, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY –Colorado Department of Transportation contractor Skanska Civil USA West Rocky Mountain District, Inc., has completed pavement milling within the Cortez city limits portion of the work zone on SH 145.
Overnight closure of southbound I-25 near US 6 coming August 1 and 2
August 1, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Additional Nighttime Closure Added Due to Multiple Motorist Incidents in Work Zone
Work to Begin on I-70 Bridge Project near Vail
August 1, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY —On Monday, August 4, two I-70 bridge improvement projects will begin in the Eagle/Vail area of Eagle County.
US 160/US 550 CFI Project Update
August 1, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Final signal work and striping underway; City of Durango’s sculpture now in place
CDOT Maintenance Activity Update – Region 5*
August 1, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SOUTHWEST/SOUTH-CENTRAL COLORADO – The following are this upcoming week’s maintenance activities that impact travel within CDOT Region 5’s two maintenance sections.
Much anticipated I-25 Gap Lane Project brings FULL weekend closures of I-25, beginning August 8 But WAIT…There’s More!!!
August 2, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - But WAIT…There’s More!!!
Much anticipated I-25 Gap Lane Project brings FULL weekend closures of I-25, beginning August 8 But WAIT…There’s More!
August 5, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The countdown is on for The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) I-25 Gap Lane Project. The project is designed to deliver a much-needed improvement to northbound I-25 between Santa Fe Drive and the US 6 interchange.
Surface Work on I-25 Expansion Project extending to Daytime
August 6, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Milling and paving work on northbound and southbound Interstate 25 between Colorado Springs and Monument, delayed by recent prolonged and heavy rains, is almost complete between Woodmen Road and North Gate Boulevard
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: August 11-15
August 7, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SOUTHWEST/SOUTH-CENTRAL COLORADO – The following are this upcoming week’s maintenance activities that impact travel within CDOT Region 5’s two maintenance sections.
Upcoming Highway Impacts for USA Pro Challenge
August 7, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), and a number of towns and cities are set to host the largest spectator event in state history later this month – the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race.
Join the HPTE Town Hall Meeting on Aug. 19, to discuss financing alternatives for improvements on C-470
August 7, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Participants can learn about the new innovative era of transportation and share thoughts on funding the proposed improvements on C-470 from I-25 to Wadsworth.
Safety Improvement Work Continues on US 40 near Steamboat Springs
August 7, 2014 - CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ROUTT COUNTY-The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue the safety improvement project on US 40 at the following intersections for the week of August 11-15:
Weekend closures of I-25 Begin Tonight
August 8, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is moving forward with the I-25 Gap Lane Project to deliver a much-needed improvement to northbound I-25 between Santa Fe Drive and the US 6 interchange. Essentially, crews will create a fourth through lane on northbound I-25 between Santa Fe Drive and US 6.
Temporary Ramp Metering to Begin at I-25 & County Line Interchange
August 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER - In an effort to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-25 Corridor during peak travel times, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install temporary ramp metering on the southbound on-ramp at the I-25 and County Line Road Interchange.
104th Avenue to close for railroad and highway utility work
August 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Closure will last four days.
Installation of New Overhead Signage in Glenwood Canyon To begin on Wednesday Night
August 11, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Night Work Scheduled in an Effort to Minimize Delays.
Lane reduction planned on SH 93 in Boulder starting Thursday
August 11, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER — Highway 93 from SH 170 to SH 128 in Boulder will see a slight light reduction resulting in traffic delays starting Thursday through Nov. 13 due to extensive resurfacing and widening of the roadway in that area.
SH 9 Colorado River South Wildlife & Safety Improvement Project
August 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE
CDOT Begins Rockfall Mitigation Project on SH 3
August 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Safety improvements require full closure of south end of SH 3 through mid-November
SH 145 Cortez to Dolores – Paving Will Continue to Mid-September
August 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY –Colorado Department of Transportation contractor Skanska Civil USA West Rocky Mountain District, Inc., has completed the resurfacing within the Cortez city limits portion of the work zone on SH 145.
Installation of New Overhead Signage in Glenwood Canyon Postponed Due to Adverse Weather
August 14, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Traffic Stops up to One Hour.
Colorado Cracks Down on DUIs, Especially in Work Zones
August 15, 2014 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE—As Labor Day approaches, marking the symbolic end of summer, many people are jamming in as many events as possible before the end of August.
Last blast to widen Twin Tunnel set for Monday
August 15, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Blasting work continues on rock face wall above westbound I-70 tunnel
CDOT Opens Final Northbound Phase of I-225 Widening Project
August 15, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - AURORA— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed major construction on the northbound phase of I-225 between Mississippi Avenue and Parker Road.
Highway Impacts begin Monday for USA ProChallenge
August 15, 2014 - Statewide - DENVER — Colorado’s largest in-person spectator event – the USA Pro Challenge – gets underway in Aspen on Monday, Aug.18, and ends in Denver on Sunday, Aug. 24.
COMPLETED ON SCHEDULE!
August 15, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT marks the completion of the department’s first continuous flow intersection at the busy US 160/US 550 west intersection in Durango
I-25 ramp closures and detours for paving scheduled this week
August 16, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs, Colo. – Construction crews are working around the unpredictable weather milling and paving on I-25 between Colorado Springs and Monument.
Highway Impacts begin for Pro Challenge Bike Race
August 18, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN — The USA Pro Challenge gets underway with the Aspen Circuit Race today.
Highway Impacts for Today’s Pro Challenge
August 19, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Route includes Two Mountain Passes.
Major Highway Impact for Today’s Pro Challenge
August 20, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Monarch Pass Closed for Several Hours.
US 6 to close overnight at Federal Boulevard Aug. 22 & 24
August 20, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Friday, Aug. 22, and Sunday, Aug. 24, crews will set girders on the Federal Boulevard bridge over US 6, as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) ongoing US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
CDOT Begins Bridge Replacement Work on I-76 Over UPRR in Adams County
August 20, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY –The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun work on I-76 over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) in Adams County (MP 12.5 – MP 13.1), which includes major bridge demolition and construction.
CDOT and City of Fort Collins to host open house on roads Aug. 28
August 20, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS — The Colorado Department of Transportation and the City of Fort Collins are hosting a public open house from 4-6 p.m. on Aug. 28 in the City of Fort Collins Community Room, 215 North Mason.
Pro Challenge Moves to Colorado Springs
August 21, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS — Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge is a 70.3 mile circuit race through Colorado Springs, primarily on city streets.
CDOT Adding New Communications Tools for U.S. 24
August 21, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has developed new methods to help ensure the public is informed about road conditions and protocols for U.S. 24 on Ute Pass – primarily when flooding is possible but also when there are other impacts to travel.
I-25 Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road Lane Balancing Project Has Begun
August 21, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project adds one lane in each direction.
I-70 Bridge Work to Continue near New Castle
August 21, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be continuing a bridge joint replacement project near New Castle at mile marker 104, over Elk Creek.
Pro Challenge Makes its Way to Breckenridge
August 22, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WOODLAND PARK — Stage 5 of the USA Pro Challenge heads back to the Western Slope with a 104.2 mile race from Woodland Park to Breckenridge today.
Over 20 Miles of Eastbound I-70 to be Repaired Before Ski Season
August 22, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project to include Vail Pass, Straight Creek and the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel.
Reconstruction of SH 86 (Founders Parkway) to Begin in Castle Rock
August 22, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project runs I-25 to Woodlands Boulevard.
Full US 36 Closure for McCaslin Bridge Girder Installation
August 22, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Nightly US 36 Closures, Aug. 25-28.
CDOT Completes I-25 Southbound Pilot Program
August 22, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Reconstruction and widening of I-25 between and Lincoln and County Line to begin.
Pro Challenge Impacts I-70 Today
August 23, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - VAIL — Stage 6 of the USA Pro Challenge is a 10 mile, individual time trial up Vail Pass, requiring a westbound lane closure of Interstate 70 on Vail Pass today.
Boulder to Denver Wraps Up Pro Challenge
August 24, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Several State Highways Part of Route.
US 6 to Remain Open on Sunday, Aug. 24, Northbound Federal Blvd. Nighttime Closure Only
August 24, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Friday, Aug. 22, crews set girders on the Federal Boulevard over US 6 requiring a full overnight closure, as part of the the Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) ongoing US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
I-25 to close overnight at US 6 Wednesday, Aug. 27
August 26, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Wednesday, Aug. 27, crews will pour the bridge deck on the new northbound I-25 off-ramp bridge to westbound US 6, as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) ongoing US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
CDOT Encourages Public to Comment on I-70 East Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement
August 26, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - 45-Day Public Comment Period August 29 – October 14, Hearings in late September.
US 36 McCaslin Bridge Work Completed Early, Aug. 27 & 28 Closures Cancelled
August 27, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LOUISVILLE/SUPERIOR – Crews on the US 36 Express Lanes Project completed the planned work on the McCaslin Boulevard bridge ahead of schedule; therefore, CDOT will no longer be closing eastbound and westbound US 36 tonight and tomorrow night (Aug. 27 & 28), as originally scheduled.
CDOT Rockfall Work on SH 3 Progressing Very Well in First Week
August 27, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Full closures of south end maintain safety, speed project completion by entire season.
Westbound US 6 to close overnight Thursday, Aug. 28
August 28, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER –On Thursday, Aug. 28, crews will close westbound US 6 just east of I-25 overnight for necessary roadway maintenance, including paving and re-striping operations. This closure will occur between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Partial closure of Mount Evans Highway next week
August 28, 2014 - Statewide Transportation - 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, Sept. 2, at 8 a.m.
SH 86 resurfacing project in Elbert County begins next week
August 29, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - ELBERT COUNTY — Residents in Elbert County will be getting a smoother road and other work to ensure SH86 is around for years to come for the holidays this year.
UPCOMING WORK ON I-76 OVER UPRR AND 104TH AVENUE IN ADAMS COUNTY
August 29, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY –The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun work on I-76 over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) in Adams County, which includes major bridge demolition and construction.
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