News

11-2014

November News Items
HPTE Town Hall Meeting Nov. 5 will discuss the priorities and process for finding a partner for proposed I-70 East project
November 3, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Attendees will learn about the RFQ process to explore potential private investment on proposed improvements to I-70 through east Denver
Eastbound US34 near Narrows closed Wednesday; expect delays
November 3, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Temporary pedestrian bridge being removed.
Governor commemorates Completion of I-25 Widening
November 3, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, along with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) celebrated the completion of the Interstate 25 Widening Project between Colorado Springs and Monument today.
Upcoming weekend closure for bridge work on C-470 at I-25
November 4, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Ramp connecting eastbound C-470 to northbound I-25 impacted.
Full Closure of SH 50 Scheduled for Next Week
November 4, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Irrigation pipe demolition to cause delays.
Town Hall Meeting tonight to discuss priorities, the process for finding a partner for the proposed I-70 East Denver project
November 5, 2014 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Meeting attendees will hear about CDOT’s High Performance Transportation Enterprise process to explore potential private investment on proposed improvements to I-70 through east Denver.
Westbound US 36 Off-Ramp to McCaslin Closed this Weekend
November 6, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LOUISVILLE/SUPERIOR – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the westbound US 36 off-ramp to McCaslin Boulevard starting at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 10.
Halftime on US 6 Project brings 10 Busy Days at Federal Boulevard
November 6, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Major work starts with traffic shift onto new bridges over US 6.
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: Nov. 8 – Nov 15
November 6, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Please note – there will be no non-emergency work underway on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in recognition of Veteran’s Day.
Work wrapping up soon on I-70 Bridge Improvements Project near Eagle Vail
November 6, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY — Work is nearing completion on the I-70 bridge improvements project located near Eagle Vail for this construction season.
Scheduled Opening of State Highway 103 Bridge Delayed
November 7, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Clear Creek County – After three months of construction, the Eastbound I-70 Peak Period Shoulder Lane (PPSL) project is well underway, with a projected completion by fall 2015.
Ramp metering work begins tomorrow
November 10, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a ramp metering project at various locations throughout the Denver metro area.
State Highway 3 Rockfall Work Extended
November 10, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - State Highway 3 rockfall mitigation work is in the final stages.
CDOT Patrols Ready for Storm Hitting Denver, Boulder and I-70 Mountain Corridor
November 10, 2014 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Some light snow expected elsewhere in the high country – drivers encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter travel.
Irrigation pipe demolition on SH 50 is postponed
November 11, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Demolition was scheduled for Thursday, November 13.
31-hour closure of US 6 postponed due to weather
November 11, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Westbound US 6 off-ramp to Federal Boulevard will remain closed one more week.
CDOT Upgrades Traffic/Weather Cameras throughout State
November 12, 2014 - ENHANCED TRAVELER INFORMATION - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – The Colorado Department of Transportation has installed a new traffic and weather camera at the T-junction of US 24 and US 285 at Johnson Village (just south of Buena Vista) today, as part of a $1.01 million project to upgrade the Department’s traveler communications network.
Independence Pass Closed for the Season
November 12, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Adverse weather prompted crews to close a few days early.
Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment Public Hearing scheduled for next week
November 13, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY— A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, November 19 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Elementary School gymnasium for review and comment on the Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) which was released on November 1.
Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Increases I-25/Cimarron Interchange Construction Budget
November 13, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) has approved an amendment to its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), adding $20 million additional Regional Priority Project (RPP) funds to the Interstate 25/Cimarron Interchange project budget.
CDOT and State Patrol Work Together to Improve I-70 Winter Driving Experience
November 13, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - STATEWIDE — Expanding last year’s Change Your Peak Time campaign, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), I-70 Coalition and other partners are working together to improve safety and mobility for everyone who uses I-70 to enjoy quality time in the mountains.
Flyover Bridge for Eastbound US34 near Wiggins closed Tuesday
November 17, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MORGAN COUNTY – The eastbound flyover bridge of US34 at I-76 near Wiggins will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. near Wiggins on Tuesday so crews can do repair work on the bridge deck.
Reconstruction of SH 86 (Founders Parkway) to Pause for Holiday Season
November 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Castle Rock,CO – After nearly three months of construction, The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will pause work on the reconstruction of a 1.3-mile segment of SH 86 (Founders Parkway) from I-25 to Woodlands Boulevard in Castle Rock.
Reminder: CDOT’s 287 open house for next phase tonight in Loveland
November 19, 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.
HPTE Recommends Traditional Public Financing and Delivery for proposed C-470 Improvements
November 19, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Thorough analysis of options indicates a publicly-funded approach on C-470 will best meet project goals and timeline.
Full closure of US 50 scheduled for next Tuesday
November 19, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Irrigation pipe demolition to cause delays.
SAFETY: One southbound lane of I-25 to close early Sunday morning
November 19, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Bridge inspection expected to take 2-4 hours.
CDOT Rehabilitating Bridge on Eastbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue
November 19, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will perform an emergency bridge rehabilitation on eastbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue, following several recent smaller emergency repairs.
I-70 East Project Completes Comment Period, Begins Work on Final EIS
November 20, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT places hundreds of comments received during comment period on project website.
I-25 Widening (Lincoln to County Line) major traffic shift complete; no new planned traffic restrictions until 2015
November 20, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – In October 2014, the I-25 Widening (Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road) project reached the first significant milestone – completion of Phase 1.
Larimer County project to affect traffic on US 34 east of Drake
November 21, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Temporary crossing to provide access for residents.
Highway 115 Intersection Closed for Paving Tomorrow
November 21, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Cañon City – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the south side of the Royal Gorge Boulevard (U.S. 50)/South 9th Street (State Highway 115) intersection tomorrow for paving operations.
CDOT set to demolish “Eyesore” next week
November 21, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The long awaited demolition of the old Express Inn at U.S. 24 and 8th Street marks the end of a local eyesore and preparation for next year’s reconstruction of the Interstate 25/Cimarron Interchange.
Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Closed for the Season
November 21, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD/EAGLE COUNTY – Crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) have closed the gates to the Glenwood Canyon bike path for the winter.
CDOT Hosts Public Open House on Revised Preferred Alternative for US 550 South Connection to US 160
November 21, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a public open house to provide information about the US 550 south connection to US 160 in Durango.
CDOT Encourages I-70 West Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 24, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Weekend Travel.
CDOT Encourages Denver Metro Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 24, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Weekend Travel.
CDOT Encourages Motorists in Southwestern Colorado to Prepare Vehicles Now for Winter Driving
November 24, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Weekend Travel.
CDOT Set to Battle Winter Driving Conditions over Next Few Months
November 24, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice & Snow, Take it Slow!
CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: Nov. 24 – Nov 28
November 24, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - No work on Thanksgiving Day; all work weather permitting.
CDOT Encourages Motorists in Northwestern Colorado to Prepare Vehicles Now for Winter Driving
November 24, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Weekend Travel.
Northeast Colorado CDOT crews preparing for winter storms
November 24, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway and weather conditions before weekend travel.
Alternating Traffic on Highway 50 Today in Fremont County
November 25, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FREMONT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is alternating traffic on U.S. 50 today, about five miles east of Texas Creek, for rock removal.
Don’t be a Turkey; Drink and Don’t Drive This Thanksgiving
November 25, 2014 - Traffic Safety - DUI Enforcement Begins Today.
I-70 Mountain Construction Accommodates Thanksgiving Travel
November 25, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Eastbound Peak Period Shoulder Lane Project pauses construction to encourage holiday travel.
CDOT Delivers Early: Bridge Rehab Complete on Eastbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue
November 25, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) mobilized an emergency bridge rehabilitation on eastbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue, following several recent smaller emergency repairs. CDOT announces expected completion by 7 p.m. today, a day ahead of schedule.
SH 82/Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment Comment Period has been Extended
November 26, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The SH 82/Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) was made available for a 30-day comment period beginning October 31, 2014.
US 34 East permanent flood repair work will require one lane traffic control next week
November 28, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – US 34 east of Greeley will be under one-lane traffic control between 8AM – 4PM on Tuesday, December 2nd through Friday, December 5th, weather permitting.
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