News

10-2014

October News Items
Overnight closures coming this weekend for bridge work on US 6
September 2, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Overnight on Friday, Oct. 3, and Saturday, Oct. 4, crews will place girders on the US 6 bridge over the BNSF railroad tracks as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.
Regional Transit Plans Now Available to Public
October 2, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – A vision of how transit will develop and progress through much of Colorado over the next several years now is available for viewing by the general public.
Wolf Creek Pass Tunnel Gets New LED Lighting, Paint
October 2, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - State and federally funded, new lighting meets national standards, saves state (and taxpayers) 50 percent on utility bills.
CDOT’s Rockfall Mitigation Project on SH 3 Progressing Well Following Rain
October 2, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Drilling and rock anchoring work has begun.
US 36 Closed for five Nights for Work on Sheridan Bridge
October 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Full US 36 closure Oct. 6 -10
Construction to Begin on State Highway 103 Bridge
October 6, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT to host Telephone Town Hall Meeting on I-70 Mountain Corridor Projects.
International Walk to School Day First Step in Creating Safe Routes to School Program
October 6, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Finding ways to make it easier for kids to walk to school throughout the year.
Continuous Lane Closure Underway Tomorrow on Highway 115
October 6, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Repairs Extend Roadway Lifespan.
I-25 over 48th Avenue Bridge Joint Repair to Begin
October 7, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a bridge joint replacement project on I-25 over 48th Avenue.
Join HPTE on Oct. 16 for a live telephone town hall meeting: Finding a Partner for Major Transportation Projects
October 8, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Participants can learn about potential funding strategies on I-70 East.
Improving Traveler Information: CDOT Upgrading Variable Message Signs
October 9, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SOUTHWEST COLORADO — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues to improve communications with travelers throughout the state by upgrading Intelligent Transportation Systems on several area highways.
Upcoming I-25 Northbound Traffic Shift, Lincoln to County Line
October 10, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lone Tree, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) I-25 widening project from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road will shift northbound traffic to the west beginning Sunday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. the next morning.
SH 133 Safety Improvements Project Activity to Increase Next Week
October 10, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Delays Expected for Motorists, Pedestrians; Follow Posted Detours
CDOT Rehabilitating Critical Culverts in Southwest Colorado
October 10, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has a project underway to rehabilitate five critical culverts throughout its southwest region, or Region 5.
CDOT Opens Final Southbound Phase of I-225 Widening Project
October 13,2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - AURORA— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has reached another milestone on the I-225 widening project between Mississippi Avenue and Parker Road.
Public meetings planned to update flood recovery efforts
October 14, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews begin a variety of construction activities along US 34 and SH 7.
After this week, delays on SH 93 should be much less
October 14, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews should finish paving west two lanes to end lane closures for project
WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE!
October 15, 2014 - Statewide - Several Counties See Higher Incidence of Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions: Drivers Reminded to Slow Down, Stay Alert
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: General Maintenance Repairs Scheduled on SH 82
October 16, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN/PITKIN COUNTY – On Friday, October 17 Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be conducting general maintenance repairs to sections of SH 82 near Aspen.
Join HPTE’s telephone town hall meeting tonight: Finding a Partner for Major Transportation Projects
October 16, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Participants can learn about potential funding strategies on I-70 East
Highway 287 Closed Next Week for Railroad Repairs
October 16, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - BACA COUNTY – U.S. 287 will be closed just north of the town of Campo on Monday, Oct. 20, for railroad crossing work.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: October 18-25
October 16, 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).
CDOT to Address Pipe Work as Crews Finalize US 36 Flood Reconstruction Project
October 17, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional work and lane closures needed to protect roadway.
Parents: “5 to Drive” – Keep Your Teen Drivers Alive
October 17, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 19-25, 2014.
CDOT working to decrease congestion at I-25 and Harmony Road in Fort Collins
October 17, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional turn lane on southbound off-ramp is the first step.
CDOT Hosting Spotlight Event for Major Upcoming Projects on October 22
October 17, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Opportunity for local businesses to learn about future opportunities.
CDOT Begins Rockfall Work on US 50 at Sargents, West of Monarch Pass
October 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Several-day project to cause full traffic stops in both directions, delays.
CDOT to Build Temporary Bridge on SH 90 at Bedrock
October 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - State Transportation Commission approved funding for the work.
Two Weeks Left for Public Comments on I-70 East Study
October 20, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER– Two weeks remain in the public comment period for the latest draft of the environmental study on improvements to Interstate 70 (I-70) through northeast Denver and Aurora.
Campaign Signs not permitted on State Right of Way
October 20, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Signs unlawful & unsafe.
Open house planned for Sterling S-Curve Project
October 22, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Goal is to improve traffic flow through downtown.
Upcoming Overnight Closures for Bridge Work on C-470 at I-25
October 23, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Ramps connecting northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 and eastbound C-470 to northbound I-25 impacted.
US 36 Project Provides State With Nearly 250 Jobs
October 27, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Workforce Development Program Trains Coloradans for Work on Express Lanes.
Speed Limit increasing through Work Zone Tomorrow
October 24, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is raising the speed limit on the Interstate 25 Widening Project between Briargate Parkway and Monument.
Strong Business Interest in Upcoming Transportation Opportunities
October 24, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - 400 Participate in Business Networking Event On I-70 East, C-470 Projects.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: October 27 through 31
October 24, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews complete roadside clean up, fence, guardrail repairs regionwide; ready equipment for winter.
HPTE Town Hall Meeting Nov. 5 to discuss the priorities and process for finding a partner for the improvements on I-70 East Denver
October 29, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Meeting attendees will learn about CDOT’s High Performance Transportation Enterprise process to explore potential private investment on proposed improvements to I-70 through east Denver.
US 85 to be temporarily closed; I-25 realigned as construction moves forward on new roadway
October 29, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK--A new route to Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 85 from the west side of the Town of Castle Rock will come with the completion of the North Meadows Extension, which is currently under construction.
Don’t Let Halloween End with a DUI Nightmare
October 29, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Enforcement Begins Thursday.
HPTE’s Michael Cheroutes receives prestigious 2014 Infrastructure Leader of the Year Award
October 29, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) today proudly announce that HPTE Director Michael Cheroutes received the 2014 Infrastructure Leader of the Year Award at the 6th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum.
CDOT’s Asset Management Program at Work
October 29, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Project underway to improve and prolong the surface of US 285 in Conejos County
Upcoming weekend closure for bridge work on C-470 at I-25
October 29, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1- Ramp connecting northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 impacted.
Work Begins on I-76 at 136 Ave. For Concrete Pavement Repairs
October 29, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY – Starting Thursday, Oct. 30, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will perform concrete pavement repairs on I-76 between Buckley Road and 136th Avenue in Adams County.
Project to Build Temporary Bridge on CO 90 at Bedrock Begins Monday
October 30, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTROSE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has issued a notice to proceed for construction of a temporary detour and temporary bridge structure over the Dolores River on SH 90 at Bedrock.
Traffic getting back to normal on I-76
October 30, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Traffic to switch back to divided lanes starting next week.
Railroad work to close three crossings in Weld County
October 31, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Traffic impacts begin Saturday north of Greeley
US 6 (Dotsero) Bridge Railing Repair Work
October 31, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Starts Next Week
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: Nov. 1 – Nov 8
October 30, 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).
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