News

08-2015

August News Items
CDOT Urges Motorists to ‘Look Twice’ During Riding Season
August 3, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Campaign features burly motorcyclists belting well-known tunes.
CDOT installs temporary traffic cameras on SH 82 through Glenwood Springs
August 3, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Cameras and real-time traffic flow evaluation done in preparation for Grand Avenue Bridge work.
US 34 traffic shift Tuesday will move traffic onto new pavement west of the new bridge
August 3, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – Traffic will shift onto new pavement placed as part of the US 34 permanent flood repair project between Greeley and Kersey on Aug. 4.
Mount Evans Road Opens Today
August 4, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – CDOT opens Mount Evans Road/State Highway 5 today after a several month roadway stabilization project taking place above Lincoln Lake.
Upcoming Upgrades for Highway 85
August 4, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN, CO. — Road and bridge improvements are scheduled to begin next week on U.S. 85 through Fountain and the Stratmoor area.
Rock Mitigation Work to Delay Traffic on Highway 50
August 4, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The Colorado Department of Transportation begins rock mitigation operations on U.S. 50 in Bighorn Sheep Canyon tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5.
CDOT Unveils “Ejection Exhibits” Showing Deadly Consequences of Not Buckling Up
August 6, 2015 - Colorado Statewide/CDOT - You’re 30 times more likely to be ejected from a vehicle if you’re not buckled up.
CDOT Begins Preventative Maintenance Project on US 160 East of Alamosa
August 6, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Travel impacts update.
Public invited to participate in I-70 East Project meetings
August 7, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT to provide new information, seek public input in August meetings.
SH 13 Nine Mile Hill resurfacing project to begin next week
August 7, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Road surface replacement at second site will begin Aug. 10.
I-70 Off-Ramp to Havana Street to Close through Jan. 2016
August 7, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Aug. 11, 2015, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Lawrence Construction will begin demolition of the I-70 bridge over Havana Street, with the existing bridge being removed in phases as the new bridge is constructed in tandem.
I-70 Off-Ramp to Havana Street to Close Tonight through Jan. 2016
August 12, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Wednesday, Aug. 12, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Lawrence Construction will begin demolition of the I-70 bridge over Havana Street, with the existing bridge being removed in phases as the new bridge is constructed in tandem.
HPTE to host telephone town hall Aug. 18 to discuss developer selection process for I-70 East project
August 12, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Participants will learn about the CDOT High Performance Transportation Enterprise developer selection process for improvements to I-70 East corridor in Denver and Aurora.
CDOT to Improve Monitoring and Communications at Wolf Creek Pass Tunnel
August 12, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Tunnel closed next Thursday, traffic detoured onto old alignment.
Construction Progressing Well on First Wildlife Underpass on US 160 Between Durango and Bayfield
August 12, 2015 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Additional travel impacts this week for detour work.
Chip seal operations to begin on SH 133
August 12, 2015 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Speed limits to be strictly enforced.
Travel restrictions this weekend in Federal/US 6 interchange
August 13, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Multiple work activities mean multiple closures, detours.
I-25 Express Lanes Closed This Weekend
August 13, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Paving and bridge work requires full closure Aug. 14 –17; 20th Street Bridge rehabilitation also begins.
Highway Impacts begin Monday for USA Pro Challenge
August 14, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER — Colorado’s largest in-person spectator event – the USA Pro Challenge – gets underway in Steamboat Springs on Monday, Aug. 17, and ends in Denver onSunday, Aug. 23.
CDOT Expects No Traffic Impacts from Construction During State Fair
August 14, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. have planned construction activities around the 10-day Colorado State Fair event in Pueblo.
Highway Impacts begin for Pro Challenge Bike Race
August 17, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The USA Pro Challenge gets underway today with the Steamboat Springs Circuit Race.
CDOT Launches “A Few Can Still Be Dangerous” Campaign
August 17, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Coincides with Increased Labor Day DUI Enforcement.
HPTE Director Michael Cheroutes to pursue new role
August 17, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) announced that HPTE Director, Michael Cheroutes will transition to a new role as the director of the Colorado Center for Infrastructure Investment (CC2I).
Highway Impacts for Today’s Pro Challenge
August 18, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Three Mountain Passes Part of Route.
Highway Impacts for Today’s Pro Challenge
August 19, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Stages Today & Tomorrow include Highest Pass on State System.
Weekend Closures Ahead at Fillmore Street Interchange
August 19, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange will be partially closed to traffic over the next two weekends for intersection reconstruction.
Safety Improvements Project to Begin on US 285 Near Conifer
August 19, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project on US 285 Includes Cable Barrier Installation and Median Widening.
Pro Challenge Heads East
August 20, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Independence Pass – Climb Two.
CDOT Taps into the Power of Humor to Communicate Serious Safety Message
August 20, 2015 - Traffic Safety - “Hank’s How to Get Hit by a Car” video series delivers outrageous pedestrian safety tips.
CDOT Begins Preventative Maintenance Project on SH 62 North of Placerville
August 20, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SAN MIGUEL/OURAY COUNTIES – On Tuesday, August 25, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Intermountain Slurry Seal will begin a preventative maintenance project on SH 62.
Eastbound US 6 to Northbound I-25 flyover bridge closed for weekend
August 20, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The eastbound US 6 flyover bridge to northbound I-25 will be closed this weekend from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, while crews do work on the structure’s expansion joints.
Another Pro Challenge Day in Breckenridge
August 21, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Highway 9 Closed through north end of town for Time Trial.
Labor Day DUI Enforcement Period Begins Today
August 21, 2015 - Traffic Safety - CDOT’s Humorous “A Few Can Still Be Dangerous” Campaign Raises Awareness.
Three Separate Projects to Begin September 8 on US 550 Red Mtn. Pass
August 21, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Weekday pass closures will be in effect, with pass open midday each day and on evenings and weekends.
Pro Challenge Returns to Front Range
August 22, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LOVELAND — The USA Pro Challenge will have minimal impact on the state highway system today as mostly county roads will be utilized for the race from Loveland to Fort Collins.
Final Stages Today for Pro Challenge
August 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Numerous State Highways Impacted from Foothills to Denver.
Stenciling work this week on SH 82 near Aspen
August 24, 2015 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNTY — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) contractors will be installing new HOV lane stencils on SH 82 at night this week.
Two Lanes Opening Up This Week on US Highway 285
August 25, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Town of Antonito.
Public Hearing on C-470 Corridor Revised Environmental Assessment to be Held Tomorrow
August 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center.
I-25 bridge at SH119 to be closed Wednesday, Thursday nights
August 25, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LONGMONT – Late-night drivers on Interstate 25 near Longmont will have to slow things down a little on Wednesday and Thursday night as the bridge at SH 119 will be closed to allow crews to repair and resurface the road there.
Emergency Pothole Repair Eastbound I-70 at Kipling to Last Through Rush Hour
August 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – A major pothole on eastbound I-70 at Kipling Street will require an emergency repair this afternoon to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
Road Closures at I-25/Fillmore Street this Weekend
August 27, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange will be partially closed to traffic this weekend for intersection reconstruction.
Access control plan public open house scheduled next week
August 27, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ROUTT COUNTY —The City of Steamboat Springs, the Colorado Department of Transportation, Routt County and the United States Forest Service will hold a Public Open House for the US 40 East Steamboat Springs Access Plan.
Overnight lane reductions on I-70 mountain corridor planned for Monday
August 28, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge work requires detouring highway traffic in Idaho Springs.
Overnight closures of Fall River Road on-ramp to eastbound I-70 start Aug. 30
August 28, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Milling and paving operations require closing.
I-25 Express Lanes Closed Again This Weekend
August 28, 2015 - Metro Denver/CDOT Region 1 - Work underway tonight.
Work to Continue on Highway 50 Project during Fair
August 28, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO COUNTY – Lane closures will remain in place on the U.S. 50 reconstruction project in the Baxter area during the State Fair as a cost saving measure.
CDOT Summer Maintenance Activities Impacting Traffic
August 28, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Activity Update: August 31 to Sept. 4
Work on US 85 North of Ault will start affecting Nunn in September
August 31, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Traveler Delays Expected as Repaving Progresses.
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