News

12-2014

December News Items
Southbound I-25 to westbound US 6 ramp shift coming Dec. 2
Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Beginning at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, crews on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 6 Bridges Design Build Project will shift the current southbound I-25 off-ramp to westbound US 6 into its new, permanent location. As a result, the ramp will close overnight and reopen by 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.
WESTBOUND US 36 TRAFFIC REALIGNMENT WILL RESULT IN WEEKEND RAMP CLOSURES
December 2, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BROOMFIELD – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the westbound US 36 off-ramp to Wadsworth Parkway starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 through 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6.
CDOT to Improve Fire Protection in Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel
December 3, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has contracted a Design Build team for the installation of a Fixed Fire Suppression System (FFSS) for the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel (EJMT).
CDOT Rehabilitating Bridge on Westbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue
December 3, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will perform an emergency bridge rehabilitation on westbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue, following a similar rehab that occurred on the eastbound structure in the same location before Thanksgiving.
CDOT to close US 85 northbound at 9 a.m. for emergency repair at CR 18
December 5, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT LUPTON – The northbound lane of US 85 will be closed at Weld County Road (CR) 18 north of Fort Lupton at 9 a.m. today to allow CDOT crews to fix a culvert under the road.
Transportation “Roadmap” Now Available for Review & Comment
December 5, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Updated to reflect inclusion of Statewide Transit Plan & Regional Plans.
Holiday Party DUI Enforcement Kicks Off Today
December 5, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Coloradans urged to celebrate responsibly this holiday season
I-70 SH103 Bridge Slated for January Completion
December 5, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - New bridge at Exit 240 into downtown Idaho Springs to re-open next month
Bridge girder delivery will require overnight closures of westbound Mulberry Street next week
December 8, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS -- Beginning on Monday, Dec. 15, Mulberry Street will be closed from Lemay to Riverside from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day through Saturday morning to allow for the delivery and placement of girders for the new bridge over the Cache La Poudre River.
Halftime on US 6 Project Concludes with 31-hour Closure of US 6
December 10, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge demolition pushes project into home stretch.
CDOT Announces New Signal Timing Coordination for US 160/US 550 Continuous Flow Intersection North and South
December 10, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Independent analysis shows enhanced safety and efficiency from 9th Street to Santa Rita Drive.
I-70 Resurfacing Project East of Loma to Shut Down for Winter
December 10, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Final Work Will Take Place in the Spring.
A Different Kind of Resolution
December 11, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – As we head towards 2015, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is suggesting another type of New Year’s resolution for Coloradans – Experience the Byways!
Work to Realign I-70 Traffic Through Veterans Memorial Tunnel Scheduled to Begin Saturday Evening
December 11, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/Region 1 - DENVER – Construction crews plan to work overnight Saturday, Dec. 13, to move westbound I-70 traffic into the newly widened tunnel in advance of the colder, wet weather forecast for Sunday and Monday.
Temporary Bridge Launched on CO 90 at Bedrock
December 12, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Traffic switch onto temporary structure expected next week.
Westbound US 6 to close overnight at Federal Boulevard for paving and striping
December 15, 2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Snow prevented crews from finishing critical work following bridge demolition.
SH63 closed at SH6 on Saturday for railroad work
December 16, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - ATWOOD – State Highway 63 will be closed on Saturday at State Highway 6 at Atwood to allow for work to be done on the railroad there.
State Highway 3 to Reopen this Saturday Morning
December 17, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/Region 5 - Rock fall project nearing completion.
Ramp Closure at Academy Blvd. Tomorrow
CDOT and ColoradoLand Work Together to Promote Tire Safety
December 18, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Operation TireSafe Launches First Tire Check.
Weekend closure of I-25 ramps to westbound US 6 needed for ramp shift
December 18,2014 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Drivers will now exit northbound I-25 further to the south.
Transportation Commission Approves Additional Budget for I-25/Cimarron
December 18, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Funding allows construction to begin next year.
CDOT Completes Bridge Rehab on Westbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue Early
December 18, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) mobilized an emergency bridge rehabilitation on westbound I-70 at 32nd Avenue, following a mirror bridge rehabilitation on the eastbound structure.
Westbound Mulberry Street open tonight; bridge girder delivery complete
December 19, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Westbound State Highway 14 (Mulberry Street) will stay open tonight. The Flatiron-led contractor team was able to finish bridge girder placement, which is a safety-critical operation, a night ahead of schedule.
Work to Pause on I-70 Bridge Project
December 19, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY — Work scheduled for 2014 is completed on the I-70 bridge improvements project, located in the Eagle Vail area of Eagle County.
SH 392 to close at US 287 starting Jan. 5
December 19, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY -- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Highway 392 (Carpenter Road) from US 287 to Colland Drive beginning the week of Jan. 5 for intersection improvements.
564 Arrested for Impaired Driving during Holiday Party DUI Enforcement
December 19, 2014 - Traffic Safety - Four alcohol-related fatalities occur during the enforcement period.
Traffic Switched onto SH 90 Temporary Bridge in Bedrock Today
December 19, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - No oversized/overweight vehicles allowed on temporary structure.
CDOT Removing Wildlife Zones Signs, Lowered Nighttime Speed Limits
December 19, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Motorists urged to slow down, watch for wildlife near roadways this time of year
CDOT urging drivers to use caution and good snow tires for I-70 travel
December 20, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Conditions on Sunday expected to deteriorate beginning afternoon.
Avalanche mitigation in the mouintains Monday at daybreak
December 21, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/Region 1 - Drivers can expect up to 30-minute delays at Berthoud and Loveland passes; along I-70 corridor.
I-70 Construction Schedule Adjusted for Christmas, New Year’s Travel Weekends
December 23, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Eastbound Peak Period Shoulder Lane Project halts daytime closures to encourage holiday travel
CDOT Anticipates Holiday Travel to Increase After Christmas Day
December 24, 2014 Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the next several weekends due to holiday traffic.
State Bike and Byways Map Adding Local Information
December 26, 2014 - Denver - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is upgrading its Statewide Bicycle and Scenic Byways map, giving local governments an opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their area.
Winter Driving Conditions! Check CDOT cameras & road conditions on www.cotrip.org
December 29, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The following is a summary of Maintenance Sections, Areas and Patrols in CDOT’s Region 5.
US 24 near Minturn to remain closed for the night
December 29, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Continued repairs required to get the highway open.
Start 2015 with a Bang, Not Behind Bars
December 30, 2014 - Traffic Safety - New Year’s DUI enforcement begins today.
Overnight I-70 Closures Required for Progress on SH103 Bridge
December 31, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Closures to occur Jan. 1-5 timed with traffic patterns.
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