News

02-2015

February News Items
CDOT Hosts Clifton Transportation Study Public Meeting
February 2, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Community Input Desired for US 6 Study.
New Federal on-ramp to EB US 6 set to open on Feb. 4
February 2, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Half-century old 5th Avenue ramp to close permanently.
US 34 East permanent flood repair work continues through the winter
February 3, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – Permanent flood repairs continue on US 34 east of Greeley.
Demolition Paves Way for I-25/Cimarron Interchange Project
February 4, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The view from Interstate 25 near Cimarron Street (U.S. 24) is about to change as the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins demolishing several structures in the northwest quadrant of the interchange.
Appointments/Reappointment Announced to State Byways Commission
February 5, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Three appointments and one reappointment have been announced to serve on the 15-member Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Commission.
Lane Closures Set to Start for Fillmore Interchange Project
February 6, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CDOT constructing first of its kind Interchange in Southern Colorado.
Super Bowl Weekend DUI Enforcement Catches 234 Drivers Offside
February 6, 2015 - Traffic Safety - DUI Numbers down from Super Bowl 2014.
Prepare for Big I-70 Traffic Weekend
February 6, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is advising drivers to anticipate higher traffic volumes on the Interstate 70 corridor this weekend due to the combination of ski traffic and the Alpine World Ski Championships (AWSC) in Vail and Beaver Creek.
Railroad Repairs to Close Highway 67
February 6, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FLORENCE, CO – State Highway (SH) 67 will be closed at the south end of Florence for about four days next week for railroad crossing work.
CDOT Launches Educational Tools to Help Use New Express Lanes
February 9, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - New website and video help navigate the “ins and outs” of the new lanes.
Speed, Seat Belts and Impaired Driving Cause Most Fatalities on Colorado Roads
February 10, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Grant Funding Now Available for Colorado Highway Safety Issues.
CDOT to Test Safety Metering at Mile Marker 207 on I-70 this Week - Update
February 10, 2015 - Traffic Advisory Update - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Short delays expected.
US 6 Bridge over Garrison Street Reconstruction Begins
February 11, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - In mid-January 2015, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Hamon Contractors began the reconstruction of the US 6 bridge over Garrison Street, with the existing bridge being removed in phases as the new bridge is constructed in tandem.
Wilson Gulch Road: City, County & CDOT RAMP Partnership Project Underway
February 11, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO, CO – The project to construct Wilson Gulch Road is underway, with earthwork beginning in late January.
Pedestrians and bicyclists detoured off Mulberry bridge area starting Feb. 16; night closure for westbound Mulberry Street on Tuesday, Feb. 24
February 12, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – Beginning on Monday, Feb. 16, pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be temporarily prohibited on Mulberry Street between Riverside Avenue and Lemay Avenue until late fall 2015 when new sidewalk is complete on the south side of the new SH 14 (Mulberry Street) bridge over the Cache la Poudre River.
Railroad Repairs Extended – Highway 67 Remains Closed
February 13, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FLORENCE, CO – State Highway (SH) 67 remains closed at the south end of Florence until at least the close of business today or, if necessary, through the weekend, for railroad crossing work.
CDOT Anticipates Favorable Travel Along the I-70 Corridor this Holiday Weekend
February 13, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – Motorists traveling along the I-70 corridor should expect higher traffic volumes based on historic data which places the President’s Day holiday weekend as one of the busiest winter weekends.
CDOT Announces Brief Traffic Hold on Eastbound US 6 Loveland Pass, Today and Likely Tomorrow
February 15, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Statewide – The Colorado Department of Transportation, working with the Colorado State Patrol, will implement another traffic hold today for eastbound US 6 on Loveland Pass at mile marker 222 (approximately ½ mile east of Arapahoe Basin ski resort), from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.
CDOT partners with Jeffco Sheriff’s Office to honor fallen deputy
February 16, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Portion of Highway 93 to be renamed for Sgt. Baldwin.
Full Overnight Closure of I-25 on Thursday for Concrete Deck Pour
February 18, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Denver continues work on new bike/pedestrian bridge at Evans Ave.
CDOT Lean Process Improvement Program Recognized as 2015 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea in Government
February 18, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Lean Process Improvement Initiative as a part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program.
US 550 Red Mtn. Pass FULLY CLOSED Today Between Silverton and Ouray for Vehicle Extraction
February 19, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Closure to begin at 9 a.m., motorists need to travel early or take alternate route.
CDOT Transportation Commission Recommends Financing I-70 East Project with Private Investment
February 19, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Private partner would design, build and operate I-70 East corridor.
Eastern Colorado Transit Plan Out for Public Comment
February 19, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – A vision of how transit will develop and progress over the next several years across Colorado’s Eastern Plains will be available for public review and comment beginning on Friday, February, 20, 2015.
CDOT & Town of Antonito Partner on Major Drainage Improvements and Concrete Reconstruction through Town
February 19, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Antonito, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Concrete Works of Colorado (CWC) will begin a concrete reconstruction project on US Highway 285 through Antonito on Tuesday, February 24.
Work Set to Start on Three Bridge Project near Granada
February 19, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PROWERS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins a multiple bridge replacement project on U.S. 50, east and west of Granada, on Monday, Feb. 23.
SH 103 Bridge in Idaho Springs to Reopen Today
February 20, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Crews confirm final details of construction on bridge over I-70 at Exit 240.
CDOT Crews Ready for Statewide Storm - Are You?
February 20, 2015 - Drivers urged to check conditions, get snow tires mounted, take it slow.
CDOT Set to Battle Weekend Driving Conditions
February 20, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice & Snow, Take it Slow!
CDOT Urges Drivers to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Weather
February 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Drivers urged to check conditions, get snow tires mounted, take it slow.
Controlled burn near Silt tomorrow will be visible from I-70
February 24, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GARFIELD COUNTY/SILT – Motorists traveling on I-70 near Silt tomorrow should be aware of a controlled burn taking place.
CDOT Ready for Round Two
February 25, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice & Snow, Take it Slow!
HPTE Will Hold March 3 Meeting on I-25 and US 36 Express Lanes Proposed Toll Rates
February 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - HPTE Board special session to discuss and act on proposed toll and penalty rates.
SH 257 over Big Thompson River to close from March 16-April 10
February 25, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MILLIKEN – Permanent flood repairs on the bridge over the Big Thompson River on State Highway 257, just south of the Mad Russian Golf Course, will mean the full closure of that stretch for a little less than a month starting March 16.
Northeast Colorado CDOT crews ready for Round Two of storms
February 25, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Coming off last weekend’s snowstorm, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews are ready for another round of winter weather in northeastern Colorado through the weekend.
CDOT Ready for Snow; Round Two
February 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Coming off last weekend’s snowstorm, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews are ready for another round of winter weather in the Denver metro area and along the I-70 mountain corridor.
CDOT Selects I-25/Cimarron Design-Build Contractor
February 26, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced today the apparent successful proposing team of Kraemer North America, LLC (Kraemer) and Tsiouvaras Simmons Holderness (TSH) to reconstruct the Interstate 25/Cimarron interchange.
Storm Heads Back - Winter Driving Conditions through Weekend
February 26, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Drivers urged to slow down on icy and snow packed roads, drive for conditions.
I-70 Mountain Travel Radio Reaches 40 Percent of Mountain Travelers
February 27, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – CDOT’s I-70 Mountain Travel Radio launched this year, and now just six weeks in is already proving to be a success.
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