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07-2015

July News Items
Emergency Repair Requires Closure of Tower Rd. Ramp to EB I-70 Tomorrow Morning
July 1, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER– Between 7 a.m. and noon on Thursday, July 2, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close the Tower Road on-ramp to eastbound I-70 for emergency repairs.
Construction of New Pueblo Freeway Begins
July 1, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Event marks start of long-term improvements to I-25.
Second Phase of Work to Begin on US 85 North of Ault
July 1, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Next phase of project begins with further improvements to road surface.
Major Intersection Closure at US 85 and County Road 6
July 1, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - North and Southbound Fast Lane and Turn Lane Impacted.
Head-to-head traffic configuration starts next week on I-70 Glenwood Canyon project
July 2, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE/GARFIELD COUNTIES-Beginning Wednesday, July 8 motorists will be routed into a head-to- head traffic configuration in the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon.
Law Enforcement Steps Up DUI Enforcement for Fourth of July
July 2, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Celebrate America’s Independence Responsibly.
Expect delays as resurfacing project begins on SH 14 From I-25 to WCR 23
July 2, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on Monday, July 6, to resurface an 8-mile segment of State Highway (SH) 14 between Interstate 25 and County Road (CR) 23 east of Fort Collins.
Heavy Holiday Travel Expected Statewide, I-70 Mountain Corridor
July 2, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Drivers encouraged to plan ahead, check travel conditions and drive with patience, caution and sobriety. All construction-related lane closures will be suspended beginning this afternoon through Monday midday, later in some higher-traffic areas.
I-25 Closures Scheduled for Fillmore Interchange Project
July 8, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Northbound and southbound Interstate 25 will be closed for a couple of nights this week for bridge girder installation at Fillmore Street.
Midland Trail underpass at I-25 to close July 20
July 9, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Beginning the morning of Monday, July 20, crews on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project will close the Midland Trail I-25 underpass into America the Beautiful Park as they begin a series of trail improvements.
Daytime I-70 Lane Closures Required to Affix Lettering at Veterans Memorial Tunnels
July 10, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado Region 1 - To ensure proper alignment of the letters being affixed above both Veterans Memorial Tunnel portals, crews will be working along I-70 in Idaho Springs during the daytime hours next week.
271 Arrested In Statewide Independence Day DUI Crackdown
July 10, 2015 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — As fireworks filled the night sky over Fourth of July weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) joined forces with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies to saturate Colorado’s roadways with DUI patrols arresting 271 drivers for impaired driving.
Westbound US6 On Ramp Closed Daily at Garrison Street
July 10, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As part of US 6 over Garrison Street bridge replacement project, the westbound US 6 on-ramp at Garrison Street will be closed daily from 8:00am to 4:00pm, starting on Monday, July 13 until Saturday, July 18. An alternate route is advised.
Lane Closures on I-25 Tonight
July 13, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation will close thenorthbound acceleration lane from the Garden of the Gods Road Interchange to the Rockrimmon Boulevard Interchange tonight for drilling operations.
CDOT Launches New Era of Transportation
July 13, 2015 - Statewide Transportation - Bustang™ now roaming the range
Tolling on US 36 Begins in One Week
July 15 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Tolls start July 22; US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need new, switchable pass for HOV
College Avenue resurfacing and rehabilitation project starts July 27
July 15, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Public open house will be 5-7 p.m. on July 22 in Fort Collins
Another Traffic Pattern Change to Occur NB I-25, RidgeGate to County Line
July 15, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Phase 4 of the I-25 Widening Project between RidgeGate Parkway and County Line Road is set to begin on Friday, July 17 with another northbound I-25 traffic shift.
I-25 lane balance (Lincoln to County Line)
New NB I-25 traffic pattern in place at Ridgegate. Right lane exit only at Ridgegate. Three NB through lanes together through work zone.
CDOT maintenance work on SH 9 in Breckenridge starts next week
July 17, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will start work on an asphalt overlay on SH 9 at mile marker 87 in the Breckenridge business loop on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21 and 22.
CDOT begins road improvement work on SH 348, SH 90 and SH 50 next week
July 17, 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.
Travel to improve through I-25/US 6 interchange
July 16, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Southbound I-25 off-ramp to eastbound 6th Avenue to reopen Friday, July 17
CDOT maintenance work on SH 9 in Breckenridge starts next week
July 17, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY— Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will start work on an asphalt overlay on SH 9 at mile marker 87 in the Breckenridge business loop on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21 and 22.
Closures Expected Next Week on 8th Avenue in the Town of Antonito
July 17, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ANTONITO, CO – Starting Monday, July 20, a three-day closure to allow for concrete paving will take place on East 8th Avenue in the town of Antonito.
Click It Or Ticket Campaign Buckles Down on Nighttime Offenders
July 20, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Today CDOT’s Targeted Campaign in Pueblo Begins.
Click It Or Ticket Campaign to Buckle Down on Nighttime Offenders
July 20, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Nighttime Enforcement Begins Tonight.
Two days until tolling begins on US 36 Express Lanes
July 20, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Tolls start July 22; US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need new, switchable pass for HOV.
Paving Begins on US 160 Mancos Hill and Hesperus
July 21, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Cyclists will have no shoulder to ride on in two-mile work zone; will need to travel with cars or avoid area.
CDOT Installs Flashing Left-Turn Arrow Signals at US 160/550 and Santa Rita
July 21, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO – Tomorrow, July 22, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install new left-turn signal arrows (flashing yellow arrows) at US 160/550 and Santa Rita Drive.
CDOT crews performing maintenance work on SH 82 in Aspen next week
July 21, 2015 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Paving on Independence Pass to follow.
Tolling begins on US 36 today
July 22, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need new, switchable pass for HOV.
Night work will close US 6 at Brush Creek next week
July 22, 2015 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - I-70 suggested as alternate route.
Work to begin next week On I-70 Bridge Rehabilitation projects
July 23, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Public meeting set for Aug. 3 in Deer Trail.
Upgrades Begin on Highway 160
July 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS COUNTY — Work is underway to improve the 18 mile segment of U.S. 160 between mile 405 and 423, east and west of Kim.
Work Set to Start on State Highway 71
July 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Road surface replacement will result in smoother & safer ride.
Project to Ease Congestion on Meadows Parkway in Castle Rock Begins
July 24, 2015 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began a project to ease congestion on Meadows Parkway between The Meadows and I-25 in Castle Rock.
CDOT Releases Shortlist of Teams Vying to Build the I-70 East Project
July 24, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Private partner would design, build, finance, operate and maintain I-70 East Project.
Weld County Road 19 closed at SH 14 Tuesday through Thursday
July 24, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that beginning Tuesday, July 28, and lasting through Thursday, July 30, access to Weld County Road 19 at State Highway 14 will be closed.
Up to 48-Hour Full Closure of Federal Blvd. at 69th Ave. for Emergency Bridge Work
July 27, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - WESTMINSTER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is requiring a full closure of Federal Boulevard between 67th and 70th Avenues due to a soil nail wall failure on the southbound portion of the Federal Boulevard bridge at 69th Avenue.
Colorado Department of Transportation Releases C-470 Corridor Revised Environmental Assessment for Public Comment
July 28, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Public Hearing to be held August 26 at Lone Tree Arts Center (5 to 8 pm).
CDOT Selects Deputy Mark George as 2015 Drug Recognition Expert Award Recipient
July 28, 2015 - Traffic Safety - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has selected Deputy Mark George of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office as the 2015 James Williamson DRE Award recipient.
I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers must use switchable pass for HOV
July 29, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Carpool requirements have changed.
Lane Closures on I-25 Planned for Next Several Weeks
July 30, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge work on southbound I-25 between US 36 and 58th Avenue requires restrictions.
CDOT Begins Preventative Maintenance Project on US 160 East of Alamosa
July 30, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ALAMOSA/COSTILLA COUNTIES – On Wednesday, July 26, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began a preventative maintenance project on US 160 between Alamosa and Fort Garland.
Overnight ramp closures planned for US 6 project this weekend
July 30, 2015 - Central Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Several short-term closures planned for coming weeks as US 6 project pushes for fall finish
Motorcyclists use caution on SH 85 north of Ault
July 31, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Travelers should be aware of change in road condition during resurfacing.
Traffic Shifts and Lane Closures Coming on US 6 over Garrison Street
July 31, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 – As part of the replacement of the structurally deficient bridge on US 6 over Garrison Street, the Colorado Department of Transportation will require multiple traffic shifts
Seat belt Enforcement Nabs 1299 Drivers - 61 Drivers Cited for Not Having Children Buckled
July 31, 2015 - STATEWIDE/CDOT - According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the risk of being involved in a serious crash is greater at night than it is during the day
CDOT to Begin Highway Striping on SH 135 on Monday
July 31, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists urged to drive with patience, do not pass over wet paint.
20-Minute Closures of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon for Rock Scaling Operations
July 31, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Closures to take place Tuesday and Wednesday morning, August 4 and 5.
State Gearing Up for USA Pro Challenge
July 31, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is activating its traveler informational sources for the upcoming USA Pro Challenge (USAPC) – one of the top professional bike races in the country.
Construction on the East Side of US Highway 285 in the Town of Antonito Being Finalized Next Week
July 31, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ANTONITO, CO – Crews with Concrete Works of Colorado, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Robins Construction, will finalize concrete and asphalt tie-ins on the east side of US Highway 285 in the town of Antonito.
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