News

09-2014

September News Items
Last Blast for Summer Traffic
August 29, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – 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 activities taking place to finish up the summer travel season.
Construction hours on SH 93 altered to reduce impact on rush hours
September 2, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER COUNTY — The hours of construction of SH93 from SH 170 to SH 128 south of Boulder will be reduced to lessen the impact on rush hour traffic in the area.
New Connection under Construction in Castle Rock
September 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is partnering with the Town of Castle Rock and Douglas County on the construction of North Meadows Drive, the second northern access for The Meadows and its connection to the state highway system.
Upcoming Nighttime Closures on I-25 between Lincoln to County Line
September 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – As part of an effort to widen I-25 from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, over the next three weeks the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be executing the following closures:
Arapahoe and Jordan intersection reconstruction completed in just 15 days through accelerated schedule
September 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CENTENNIAL—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Hamon Contractors completed major elements of an aggressively scheduled full intersection reconstruction at Arapahoe Road (SH 88) and Jordan Road.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: September 8-12
September 4, 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. (Numerous additional projects will be underway, but may only impact shoulders and/or cause only brief impacts in a mobile work zone).
Town of Dolores Gets New & Upgraded Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter
September 5, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT Administers Federal Transportation Alternatives Program Funds for the Work
Temporary closure of westbound US 6 off-ramp to Lowell/Perry highlights a busy Sept. 8 on US 6
September 5, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Beginning at about 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, crews will temporarily close the westbound US 6 off-ramp to Lowell Boulevard and Perry Street as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
Upcoming Nighttime Closures on I-25 between Lincoln to County Line
September 5, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – As part of an effort to widen I-25 from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, over the next three weeks the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be executing the following closures:
C-470 Corridor Coalition hosting three telephone town hall meetings to reach 150,000 residents
September 5, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Telephone town halls allow participants to learn about the project from the comfort of home.
Believe It or Not, Awkward Eye Contact Saves Lives
September 5, 2014 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Reminds Pedestrians and Drivers to Lock Eyes and Keep Heads Up at Crosswalks.
Pedestrian Bridge to be installed over I-70 near Eagle this week
September 8, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Eagle Interchange Project Heading into the Home Stretch.
One year later: Governor lauds CDOT recovery work
September 8, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER AND LARIMER COUNTIES — Standing at the site of some of the worst destruction of last year’s floods at US 36 just out of Lyons, Gov. John Hickenlooper on Mondaycommended the work of the Colorado Department of Transportation as the organization is about to complete the first of many permanent recovery projects.
Full US 36 Closure for McCaslin Bridge Deck Pour
September 8, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/Region 1 - Highway will be closed under the bridge on the night of Thursday, Sept. 11
C-470 Corridor Coalition to host telephone town hall meeting Focusing on Jefferson County residents
September 8, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Telephone town halls allow participants to learn about the project from the comfort of home.
Cancelled: Sept. 9 overnight northbound I-25 closure, Lincoln to County Line; Rescheduled for Sept. 10
September 9, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – Due to weather, the Sept. 9 overnight northbound I-25 closure between Lincoln and County Line has been cancelled.
US 6 Chip Seal Project in Glenwood Springs to Start Next Week
September 10, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY-The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a chip seal project on US 6 in Glenwood Springs from Devereux Road to Hanging Lake Inn on Tuesday, September 16.
CDOT to host open house for improvements to north I-25
September 10, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - A public open house will be held to provide information about planned additional lanes on I-25 and other transportation issues including interim improvements planned for early construction, commuter rail updates, and planned 2015 express bus service.
Colorado's Flood Response Selected as One of America's Top 10 Transportation Projects
September 11, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Online voting to choose People’s Choice Award lasts through Friday, Oct 24.
US 6 to close overnight at Federal Boulevard Sept. 13
September 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Saturday, Sept. 13, crews will perform critical work to prepare for the installation of a new waterline 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.
SH 14 (Main Street) work through Sterling continues through November
September 12, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation has completed concrete work on eastbound State Highway 14 (Main Street in Sterling) from County Road 35 to Ballpark Road, but work continues.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: September 15-19
September 12, 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. (Numerous additional projects will be underway, but may only impact shoulders and/or cause only brief impacts in a mobile work zone).
Public Hearings for I-70 East Supplemental Draft EIS Offer to Comment
September 12, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Public Input Sought During Hearings in Denver, Commerce City, Aurora
CDOT work begins this week on Mulberry Bridge (SH14); eastbound detour starts later this month
September 15, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The work to begin replacing the Mulberry Street (State Highway 14) bridge over the Poudre River in Fort Collins will start this week with minimal impact on drivers. However, a major detour is planned to begin later this month that will be in place for the next year.
Two Full Closures of US 36 at McCaslin Scheduled This Week
September 15, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Highway closed Monday, Sept. 15, and Friday, Sept. 19.
Colorado Joins in National Child Passenger Safety Week
September 15, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Many 8 to 15 Year Olds Improperly Restrained.
Mount Evans Highway Closing for Season Next Week
September 16, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Road Closed Earlier than Normal for Construction.
C-470 Corridor Coalition Hosting Public Open House Meetings
September 16, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Residents can learn more about improvements coming in 2016.
Castle Creek Bridge Inspection on SH 82 Scheduled for Thursday
September 16, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN/PITKIN COUNTY – On Thursday, September 18, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) staff bridge team will be performing a routine inspection of the Castle Creek Bridge on SH 82.
Phase II of CDOT’s US287 resurfacing underway; traffic impacts start in December
September 16, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOVELAND – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Coulson Excavating began working on the next phase of the US 287 Resurfacing project on Wednesday, Sept. 10.
I-25 Speed Limit to be Increased
September 16, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - TRINIDAD – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be raising the speed limit on Interstate 25 through Trinidad by early October.
Viewing the Fall Colors the Byway Way
September 16, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – As summer turns into autumn, many of Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways provide tourists more than just another way to see the changing of the colors from green to gold and red. Combining a fall drive with activities that are taking place in the towns along Colorado’s Byways can enhance the overall experience.
Bridge on SH 90 at Bedrock Fully Closed
September 16, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Emergency repairs will get underway this week at bridge 15 miles east of Utah state line.
Public meeting being hosted to discuss future plans for Hanging Lake Rest Area
September 17, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Save the date for Sept. 23.
Bridge on SH 90 at Bedrock Remains Closed
September 18, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Information tomorrow afternoon on temporary and/or permanent fix, travel impacts.
Mulberry Bridge (SH14) eastbound detour starts Tuesday at 7 p.m.
September 18, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The eastbound detour for the work to replace the Mulberry (State Highway 14) bridge over the Poudre River in Fort Collins will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.
Upcoming Southbound I-25 Lincoln On-Ramp Closure
September 18, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – As part of an effort to widen I-25 from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the southbound I-25 on-ramp from westbound Lincoln on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, Sept. 21 at 11:00 a.m. for detour pavement construction.
Closures on Southbound I-225 in Aurora Beginning Sept. 19
September 19, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - AURORA—As part of the I-225 widening project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will implement the following two closures on southbound I-225 in Aurora starting Friday, Sept. 19.
Bridge on SH 90 at Bedrock Opens to Foot Traffic Thursday Night; Vehicle Traffic (with Restrictions) Possible Over the Weekend
September 19, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTROSE COUNTY – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews welded the separated vertical truss Thursday afternoon and foot traffic was allowed across the SH 90 bridge at Bedrock after 7 p.m.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: September 22-26
September 19, 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.
Glenwood Canyon bike path to be partially closed for repairs next week
September 19, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY--Crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and local contractor, Gould Construction, will begin permanent repair work to the Glenwood Canyon bike path starting Monday, September 22.
Bridge on CO 90 at Bedrock Update
September 19, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - NOW OPEN FOR PASSENGER VEHICLES, NOT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES.
BRIDGE ON SH 90 AT BEDROCK UPDATE: Now open for all vehicles under 36 tons gross weight
September 20, 2014 - MONTROSE COUNTY – Following a full structural analysis today, the Colorado Department of Transportation opened the SH 90 bridge at Bedrock to all vehicle traffic less than 36 tons gross weight.
CDOT Access Permit Project Gets Underway
September 23, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Improvements at US 491 and CR CC in Pleasant View
Public Comment Period for I-70 East EIS Extended Through Oct. 31
September 23, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER– The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will accept public comments through Oct. 31 regarding the latest draft of the environmental study on improvements to Interstate 70 (I-70) through northeast Denver and Aurora.
CDOT to host open house for improvements to north I-25
September 23, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - A public open house will be held to provide information about planned additional lanes on I-25 and other transportation issues including interim improvements planned for early construction, commuter rail updates and planned 2015 express bus service.
Nighttime Eastbound US 36 Closure This Thursday
September 24, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - There will be a full closure of eastbound US 36 at Pecos Street on Thursday, Sept. 25, 11 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., for utility relocation.
Rockfall Mitigation Starting on US 6 near SH 119
September 24, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – In an effort to prevent the risk of rockfall and increase the safety of the traveling public, the Colorado Department of Transportation has commenced rockfall mitigation work on US 6 starting at SH 119 through mile marker 271 near Golden.
US 6 Paving Wednesday Night Precedes Busy Weekend of Work
September 24, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Overnight on Wednesday, Sept. 24, crews will begin paving portions of the new westbound US 6 roadway between Federal Boulevard and Knox Court as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) ongoing US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
CDOT safety improvements on SH52 at WCR 59 will begin next week
September 25, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - A $1.1 million project to add turn lanes on SH 52 at Weld County Road 59 near Hudson is scheduled to begin next week and should take about a month to complete.
Busy weekend ahead on US 6 Bridges Project
September 26, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Concrete paving on the new westbound US 6 roadway highlights a busy weekend for the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
SH 133 Roundabout Opening Scheduled for Monday, September 29
September 26, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - West Main Street will reopen, while Colorado Avenue will close to allow for continued road construction.
Construction means temporary new alignment for portions of I-25 in Castle Rock
September 29, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Town of Castle Rock and contract Edward Kraemer and Sons are working hard to bring a new connection to I-25 for the Castle Rock community.
Upcoming I-25 Traffic Shifts, Lincoln to County Line
September 30, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – In an effort to reach a major milestone on the I-25 widening project from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, nightly lane closures will be performed until the northbound traffic shift is completed, which is scheduled for mid-October.
Work on US 34 east of Greeley starts soon; public meeting Oct. 14
September 30, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - When last September’s storms washed out a large section of US 34 east of Greeley, it became clear that a better, long-term solution was needed to ensure the road could withstand a similar major flooding event in the future.
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