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01-2015

January News Items
Jan. 1 Overnight I-70 Closure at Exit 240/SH103 Bridge Cancelled
January 1, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Clear Creek County – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Mountain Corridor Constructors have cancelled tonight's full closure of I-70 at Exit 240 in Idaho Springs for construction on the SH 103 bridge.
Nightly I-70 Closures at Exit 240/SH 103 Bridge Postponed Due to Weather
January 2, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Clear Creek County – After delaying overnight work last night due to weather, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Mountain Corridor Constructors (MCC) have postponed this weekend's nightly full closures of I-70 at Exit 240 in Idaho Springs for construction on the SH 103 bridge.
Gov. Hickenlooper names Shailen Bhatt as Executive Director of Colorado Department of Transportation; Don Hunt to return to The Antero Company after productive tenure
January 5, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER — Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today Shailen Bhatt will be the next executive director for the Colorado Department of Transportation. He will begin at CDOT in mid-February.
CDOT Introduces New Era of Transportation Bustang™ Slated to Launch Spring 2015
January 6, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Media Opportunity to see Colorado’s Newest Ride on Thursday, Jan 8 at National Western Stock Show Parade
Public Invited to Old Ranch Road Open House
January 6, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Unique Detour required to maintain access to high school, residential areas.
CDOT Awards the SH 9 Wildlife Safety Improvement Project
January 7, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND COUNTY/SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has awarded the contract for the construction of the SH 9 wildlife safety improvement project to Kirkland Construction Co. from Rye, Colorado.
Overnight I-70 Lane Reductions Rescheduled for Progress on SH 103 Bridge
January 7, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Closures to occur Jan. 10-14 timed with traffic patterns
New Year’s DUI Enforcement Kicks Off with 329 Arrests
January 9, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Almost 8000 arrested last year during Heat is On Enforcement Periods.
CDOT and DRCOG Join Forces to Promote Alternative Travel on I-70
January 12, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - I-70 SkiPool Program Launches.
Overnight lane, ramp closures coming Thursday night on I-25, US 6
January 14, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Crews will pour the deck on a new bridge at the northbound I-25 off-ramps to US 6.
CDOT Launches “I-70 Mountain Travel Radio”
January 15, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – Colorado’s weather can change in an instant, and so too can the conditions on Colorado’s roadways.
Old Ranch Road Interchange Project Set to Start
January 15, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Unique Detour to maintain access to high school, residential areas.
CDOT Anticipates Favorable Travel Along I-70 Corridor This Holiday Weekend
January 16, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is expecting I-70 mountain corridor travel this weekend to be fairly smooth, given the mild weather.
CDOT Announces Brief Traffic Hold on Eastbound US 6 Loveland Pass, Today and Likely Tomorrow
January 18, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Hold helps keep eastbound traffic flowing safely on both US 6 and I-70.
Traffic shifts bring 6-month closure of SB I-25 off-ramp to EB US 6
January 21, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Shifting US 6 traffic to the north includes overnight closure of EB US 6 at Sheridan.Shifting US 6 traffic to the north includes overnight closure of EB US 6 at Sheridan
Lane Realignment on WB US 36 Between Federal and Sheridan on Sunday, Jan. 25
January 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - WESTMINSTER – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, westbound US 36 traffic, between Federal and Sheridan Boulevard, will be realigned onto new concrete pavement with single lane closures beginning on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.
McCaslin Loop Ramp to US 36 to Close on Wednesday, Jan. 28
January 27, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - SUPERIOR – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, the existing loop ramp from southbound McCaslin Boulevard to eastbound US 36 will permanently close on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 9 p.m.
Expect More I-70 Traffic in Early February
January 30, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is advising drivers to anticipate heavier than usual traffic on the Interstate 70 corridor during the first half of February, for the Alpine World Ski Championships (AWSC) in Beaver Creek.
Leave the Penalties on the Field - Designate A Sober Driver
January 30, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.
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