News

03-2015

March News Items
SH 65/Grand Mesa closed for avalanche mitigation today
March 2, 2015 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY/GRAND MESA – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews closed the gates to the Grand Mesa yesterday evening in preparation for avalanche mitigation of SH 65 today.
CDOT Crews Mobilize as Winter Storm Arrives
March 3, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As the Front Range faces yet another winter storm, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in the Denver metro area and along the I-70 corridor up to the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels begins full snow shift, with crews rotating on 12-hour shifts throughout the storm event.
Northeast Colorado CDOT crews hitting the roads for latest storm
March 3, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Some Northeast Colorado plow drivers started last night and others hit the road this morning, but Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews are mobilized and ready for another round of winter weather in the region with up to 196 snowplows set to clear the roads.
US 6 to close overnight at Federal Boulevard Wednesday, March 4
March 3, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Girder placement on Federal bridge over US 6 requires full closure.
HPTE Board approves I-25 Express Lanes Tolls
March 3, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - HPTE Board asks for more public outreach prior to approving US 36 Express Lanes Toll Rates.
Resurfacing work on I-76 will start up again March 9
March 3, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work that began last year to resurface the 16-mile stretch of I-76 from Sedgwick to east of Crook will start up again on March 9.
Another Go for Snow
March 3, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice and Snow, Take It Slow!
Work to begin on SH 133 early next week
March 4, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD/PITKIN COUNTIES–The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a project to improve SH 133 between Redstone and Carbondale on Monday, March 9.
WB I-70 Daytime Closure, Colfax to Tower, for Road Repair
March 4, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Ames Granite will close westbound I-70 between Colfax Avenue and Tower Road tomorrow, March 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to perform a roadway repair.
Seven-Night Full Closure on US 36 Between Church Ranch and Wadsworth March 8-14
March 4, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - BROOMFIELD – As part of the US 36 Express Lanes Project, there will be a seven-night closure of eastbound and westbound US 36 on March 8-14, from Church Ranch Boulevard to Wadsworth Parkway.
SH 39 north of Goodrich to close March 16 for permanent flood repair
March 5, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GOODRICH, CO. – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close State Highway 39 on March 16 as part of the permanent flood repair on a section south of Goodrich.
Northbound I-25 County Line Road off-ramp night closures on March 8, 9 and 10
March 5, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – For three consecutive nights, March 8, 9 and 10, the northbound I-25 County Line Road off-ramp (exit 195) will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for barrier wall placement and paving operations.
Highway 74 between Morrison and Kittredge to Remain Closed Overnight Due to Rockfall Concerns
March 8, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Due to rockfall concerns, the Colorado Department of Transportation will extend the Highway 74 closure between Morrison and Kittredge through the night.
Emergency Road Work on I-70 Mountain Corridor Requires Lane Closures Tomorrow
March 9, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Clear Creek County– On Tuesday, March 10 the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin emergency roadway repair work on eastbound and westbound I-70 at mile marker 216 near the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels.
I-70 resurfacing project east of Loma to resume following winter shutdown
March 10, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY— A project to resurface 33 miles of I-70 east of Loma near the Colorado/Utah border will resume operations to complete final work beginning Monday, March 16.
CDOT Hosts Industry Forum to Begin Engaging Industry on Delivering I-70 East Project
March 10, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Two-day meeting begins discussions on what private partners can deliver to Colorado.
Hearing Set for Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan
March 11, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Colorado’s Transportation Commission will be holding a public hearing next month regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 – 2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP).
Most Work Stopped on Old Ranch Road Interchange
March 11, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Gas Line Break Stops Majority of Operations.
Work planned on SH 257 over Big Thompson River pushed to late summer
March 12, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Permanent flood repair postponed til later this summer.
Construction to Resume on US 491, NM State Line to Towaoc
March 12, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Project will be underway from March 16 through August 2015.
CDOT Announces Winter Signal Timing Coordination for US 160/US 550
March 12, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Independent analysis shows traffic flow improvements on signalized corridor from SH 172, through the CFI, and north to 32nd Street.
Southbound Federal Boulevard to close overnight tomorrow
March 12, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Storm sewer relocation, bridge girder placement highlight busy weekend of work.
Increased DUI Enforcement for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
March 13, 2015 - Traffic Safety - “Drink, Don’t Drive” … and Take a Walk Down the Green Carpet!
CDOT announces decision for SH 9 Iron Springs alignment project
March 13, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the SH 9 Iron Springs Alignment Project.
Weekend Outlook Bright for I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 13, 2014 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Though milder weather is causing recent snowfall to melt, for CDOT crews on the I-70 mountain corridor, it’s business as usual.
Work Progressing on US Highway 285 in the Town of Antonito
March 17, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Traffic Impacts Minimal During Initial Phase.
Portion of US 6 in Clear Creek County to Close March 23-28
March 17, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Travel to Black Hawk and Central City Will Not Be Impacted.
CDOT awards $7.4 million for 19 Northeast Colorado projects
March 18, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - NORTHEAST COLORADO – The Colorado Department of Transportation has selected a total of 19 projects from Northeastern Colorado to receive federal matching funds from the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
Rock Fall Mitigation Project Begins Monday on US 550 North of Ridgway
March 18, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on a rock fall mitigation project on US 550 beginning on Monday, March 23, 2015.
CDOT Adopts New Statewide Transportation Plan
March 19, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Transportation Matters vision, crafted with input from 60,000 Coloradans, outlines needs and strategic actions for next ten years.
Mulberry Street lane closures tomorrow and next week for paving operations
March 19, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – A series of concrete and asphalt pavement pours are necessary to complete Phase 1 road work associated with new Mulberry Street bridge over the Cache la Poudre River.
Mild Mountain Weather to Provide Smooth Travels for Spring Breakers
March 20, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - STATEWIDE — With mild weather in the forecast along the I-70 mountain corridor, smooth travels are expected for those enjoying spring break in Colorado this weekend.
Critical rockfall mitigation scheduled Monday on US 24 near Minturn
March 20, 2015 - Travel Alert - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Full closure of SH 24 required to perform work.
Highway Improvements Begin on US 160 Bayfield East to Yellow Jacket Pass
March 20, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Monday, March 23, CDOT contractor Old Castle SW, Inc., will begin a project on US 160 from Bayfield east to Yellow Jacket Pass.
HPTE will hold US 36 Express Lanes Telephone Town Hall and Public Meeting, April 16 and 21
March 24, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Meeting attendees will learn about the US 36 Express Lanes and proposed toll rates.
U.S. 24 Reopens Following Completion of Current Mitigation Project
March 24, 2015 - TRAVEL ALERT - US 24 reopens following completion of rock mitigation operations.
CDOT and HPTE Publicly Release the I-70 East “Request for Qualifications” on March 25
March 25, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Release to Public and Industry Continues HPTE’s Commitment to Increase Transparency and Outreach for I-70 and other projects.
SH7 west of Lyons to have minor delays starting March 30
March 25, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER COUNTY –In addition to destroying existing guardrail, the Flood of 2013 resulted in the need for additional guardrail along SH 7.
I-70 East Reconstruction Open House is April 2
March 26, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - SEIBERT — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a public open house on Thursday, April 2, at the Stratton High School Gymnasium located at 219 Illinois Ave in Stratton from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Glenwood Canyon bike path open
March 26, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE/GARFIELD COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews have completed the necessary maintenance required to get the Glenwood Canyon bike path open.
Bridge joint replacement on I-25 over 48th Ave. and I-70 ramps restarts Sunday night
March 27, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting Sunday night, March 29, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue a $1 million bridge joint replacement project on I-25 over 48th Avenue and the I-70 collector-distributor ramps.
Work to begin again on I-70 bridge project in Eagle County
March 28, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY — Work on a bridge project that was in winter shutdown will begin again on Monday, March 30.
State Audit Reports HPTE’s US 36 Express Lanes Project “provided best value for taxpayers”
March 30, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - HPTE’s first public-private partnership project was overall best value.
Click It or Ticket Rural Seat Belt Enforcement Begins Today
March 30, 2015 - Statewide Safety - 1,723 Drivers Cited During 2014 Rural Enforcement
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