News

06-2015

June News Items
Memorial Day Weekend DUI Enforcement Cites 298 Drivers
June 1, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Increased DUI Enforcement Continues Throughout the Summer.
SH 82/Grand Avenue Bridge Finding of No Significant Impact has been finalized
June 2, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The SH 82/Grand Avenue Bridge Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment (EA) has been finalized.
Colorado’s Road Health Summit to Focus on Safety
June 2, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Older Drivers, Distracted Driving, and Marijuana Focus of Three Day Conference.
Glenwood Canyon bike path closed due to high water
June 2, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Currently closed from Shoshone to Hanging Lake and Bair Ranch to Siloam Springs.
CDOT Asks Motorists to “Drop the Distraction” This Summer
June 3, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Campaign Launch Coincides with CSP Enforcement Period.
Temporary detour installed on Brush Creek bridge project
June 3, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY – CDOT will begin the next phase of construction on the Brush Creek bridge project with the completion of a temporary bridge structure and detour at US 6, MP 148.35 over Brush Creek.
Some longer delays expected for US 550 Ridgway north rock fall work
June 3, 2015 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY COUNTY - CDOT and contractor Rock Solid Solutions continue work on a rock fall mitigation on US 550 two miles north of Ridgway.
Highway Improvements on Track - US 160 Bayfield East to Yellow Jacket Pass
June 4, 2015 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA/ARCHULETA COUNTIES – Work is progressing on schedule for the Colorado Department of Transportation’s project to improve US 160 between Bayfield and Yellow Jacket Pass (mile marker 103 east to mile marker 117).
CDOT’s The Distraction Games at Inaugural CSP Safety Fair
June 4, 2015 - Traffic Safety - DENVER — This Saturday, June 6, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving by bringing a unique outreach event — The Distraction Games — to the Colorado State Patrol’s first ever safety fair.
Delays expected on I-70 in De Beque Canyon for power line repair
June 4, 2015 - TRAVEL ALERT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work to begin late Friday afternoon through the weekend.
CDOT Region 5 Announces 2015 Construction Program
June 4, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Estimated $94 million in roadway and traffic/safety improvements, additional in partnership projects.
Closures Planned for US 36 and Ramps This Weekend
June 5, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Sheridan on-ramp and a highway closure required.
Open House Set for State Highway 392 and 14
June 5, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - June 10 open house to discuss construction schedules, traffic impacts.
David Ulane Selected to Lead the Colorado Division of Aeronautics
June 5, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Watkins, CO -- The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Aeronautics and the Colorado Aeronautical Board are pleased to announce David Ulane as the organization’s new Aeronautics Director.
I-70 East Viaduct Shows First Sign of Age
June 5, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge remains safe however will face increased inspection in coming years.
CDOT Plans Three Day Evaluation Demo of Blimp to Monitor Denver Traffic
June 8, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Denver, CO – Starting tomorrow, the Colorado Department of Transportation will be conducting a three day evaluation demo of a helium-filled blimp to monitor traffic at I-25 and 70th Avenue.
Permanent paving requires temporary closure of CR 45 at US 34 starting Tuesday
June 8, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – Beginning on Tuesday, June 9, Weld County Road (CR) 45 will be closed at US 34 for concrete paving. Crews anticipate reopening CR 45 south of US 34 on Monday, June 15.
Major Milestone Reached on US Highway 285 in Antonito: Project Moving on to Phase II
June 8, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Wide load restrictions in place until mid-October.
Work to Begin on SH 85 North of Ault on June 15
June 8, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Road surface replacement will result in smoother ride.
CDOT crews performing ditch maintenance on US 6
June 8, 2015 - TRAVEL ALERT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY — Beginning tomorrow, June 9 and Wednesday, June 10 CDOT maintenance forces will be performing ditch clean up on US 6 between Canyon Creek and New Castle.
May Mobilization Seat Belt Enforcement Cites 6,942 Motorists
June 9, 2015 - Traffic Safety - 94 Agencies Throughout Colorado Participated.
Major Traffic Pattern Change to Occur NB I-25, RidgeGate to County Line
June 10, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting Sunday, June 14, northbound I-25 between RidgeGate Parkway (Exit 192) and County Line Road (Exit 195) will split into two lanes to the left and two lanes to the right of a temporary work zone.
CDOT set to open new northbound I-25 off-ramp bridge to US 6
June 11, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Work requires weekend closure of northbound I-25 ramps to US 6, June 12-15.
US 85 from Brighton to Fort Lupton resurfacing project begins today
June 11, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT LUPTON – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began construction on a 4.6-mile segment of northbound US 85 between Brighton and Fort Lupton in Weld County.
Full Closures of Federal Boulevard for Bridge Demolition this Weekend
June 11, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - WESTMINSTER – From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close Federal Boulevard between 67th and 69th Avenues to demolish the western lanes of the bridge over the BNSF railroad.
Kiewit Infrastructure Co. selected to bring permanent repairs to US 34 in the Big Thompson Canyon
June 12, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Loveland – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced they have selected Kiewit Infrastructure Co. (Kiewit) as the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) team to bring permanent repairs to a 23-mile section of US 34 between Estes Park and Loveland, damaged by floods in 2013.
Full Closure on Wadsworth Parkway Over US 36 and on US 36 Under McCaslin This Week
June 12, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - June 13-20
CDOT Makes Improvements to US 160 between Mancos Hill and Hesperus
June 12, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Oldcastle SW Group, Inc., have begun a project to improve the surface of US 160 between Hesperus and Mancos Hill—a distance of about 9 miles.
Full overnight closure of US 6 tonight
June 15, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Crews will pour the bridge deck on new pedestrian bridge connecting Barnum North and South parks.
One lane of Mulberry Street closed Wednesday for bridge deck concrete placement
June 15, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – On Wednesday, June 17, a single-lane closure will be required on Mulberry Street between Lemay Avenue and Riverside Avenue.
Rock blasting requires full closure of SH 133 on Friday
June 15, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SH 133 will be closed approximately seven miles east of Somerset (north of CR 12) on June 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
US 6 (Dotsero) bridge rehabilitation work begins Wednesday
June 16, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT and contractor partner, ABCO Contracting Company Inc., will continue a bridge rehabilitation project on US 6 over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) in Dotsero.
SH 96 to be closed Wednesday, June 17 through Thursday, June 18 for culvert replacements
June 16, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DENVER – Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, CDOT maintenance crews will close State Highway 96 near Avondale through Thursday, June 18 to replace culverts in the area.
Rescheduled: Major Traffic Pattern Change to Occur NB I-25, RidgeGate to County Line
June 18, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting Sunday, June 21, northbound I-25 between RidgeGate Parkway (Exit 192) and County Line Road (Exit 195) will split into two lanes to the left and two lanes to the right of a temporary work zone.
CDOT begins road improvement work on SH 348, SH 90 and SH 50 next week
June 19, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MONTROSE/DELTA COUNTIES- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and United Companies will start work the week of June 26 on road improvements throughout Montrose and Delta Counties as part of a Federal Aid project.
Park & Ride Improvements to Begin at Four Front Range Locations
June 19, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Project includes new travel shelters for Bustang commuters.
Repaving of US Highway 285 in Antonito Scheduled for Next Week
June 19, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ANTONITO, CO – Concrete Works of Colorado, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), will begin resurfacing US Highway 285 in the town of Antonito starting next week.
US 36 Travelers Choose Their Move
June 22, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT Announces Completion of US 36 Phase 1 with Grand Opening Ceremony.
Mount Evans Road to Open Late-July
June 22, 2015 -
Upcoming Nighttime Closures on US 6 at Garrison
June 22, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As part of US 6 over Garrison Street bridge replacement project, two westbound lanes on US 6 will be closed on Tuesday, June 23.
CDOT launches new RIDEBUSTANG.COM Website
June 23, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Customers can purchase tickets and get real-time updates and notifications on service.
CDOT Begins Construction of First Wildlife Underpass on US 160 Between Durango and Bayfield
June 23, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning a project to construct a wildlife underpass at US 160 at Dry Creek.
CDOT Accepts Statements of Qualification from Five Teams Vying to Build the I-70 East Project
June 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Private partner would design, build, finance, operate and maintain I-70 East project.
US 34 east of Greeley to have one-lane traffic Thursday through Saturday
June 23, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – Starting on Thursday, June 25, motorists will be subject to one-lane traffic control Thursday, through Saturday, June 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SH 144 closed from US 34 to SH 39 due to flooding
June 23, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - MORGAN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed State Highway 144 from US 34 to SH 39 due to high water that is eroding the area around the roadway.
US 36 Phase 1 Bikeway Grand Opening Celebration on Bike to Work Day
June 24, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Community Members Come Together for Ribbon Cutting and Celebration as Bikeway Opens.
CDOT Begins Repairs & Replacement of Crib Walls Below US 550 on Red Mtn. Pass
June 24, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY & SAN JUAN COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project on July 7 to repair five crib walls (retaining walls) below US 550 on Red Mountain Pass. The estimated total cost of this work (from design through construction) is $5.7 million.
Nightly lane closures set to begin on southbound I-25
June 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Work will facilitate eventual reopening of southbound I-25 off-ramp to eastbound 6th Avenue.
Motorcyclists Can Use US 36 Express Lanes for Free, Need Account and Sticker Tag
June 25, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER –The Colorado Department of Transportation’s US 36 Express Lanes Phase 1 are currently open for testing, from Federal Boulevard to 88th Street in Louisville/Superior, with toll collection being waived until Wednesday, July 22, for all vehicles.
Rock blasting requires full closure of SH 133 on Monday and Wednesday
June 26, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SH 133 will be closed approximately seven miles east of Somerset (north of CR 12) on June 29 and July 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SH 392 work to begin Tuesday; expect delays through October
June 26, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY -- On Tuesday, June 30, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation project on a 10-mile segment of State Highway 392, between Windsor and Lucerne in Weld County.
CDOT Improvements to I-70, Paired with Driver Awareness, Reduced Crashes and Delays This Winter
June 29, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - CDOT has confirmed that injury, fatal crashes and crashes due to weather were reduced this winter on the I-70 Mountain Corridor.
The Countdown to Tolling on US 36 Begins
June 30, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Tolls start July 22; US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need pass for HOV.
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