News

09-2015

September News Items
CDOT Tackles Teen Seat Belt Safety in Series of High School Events
September 1, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Football game takeovers to remind teens of the importance of buckling up.
Additional lane closures needed along I-70 in Idaho Springs for bridge work
September 1, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Travel reduced to one lane in each direction before and after holiday.
CDOT to Begin Preventative Maintenance Project Underway on US 160 between South Fork and Del Norte
September 1, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - RIO GRANDE COUNTY – Starting this week*, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began a preventative maintenance project on US 160 between South Fork and Del Norte.
SH 257 over Big Thompson River to close from Sept. 14 – Oct. 9
September 1, 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 Sept. 14.
CDOT Wants Drinkers Everywhere to “Know Their Limit”
September 2, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Events Offer Chance to Win Alcohoot Breathalyzers and Uber Rides.
Work begins on State Highway 52 (Main Street) in Hudson
September 2, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Sidewalk replacement will create an easy commute for pedestrians.
Bustang Bringing Weekend Service to CSU
September 2, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Bustang™ is partnering up with Colorado State University to provide passenger service for students and faculty between Fort Collins and Denver.
Safety Upgrades Underway on Highway 165
September 3, 2015 - Southeast Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is adding turn lanes and rumble strips as part of a project to enhance safety on State Highway 165
Rock blasting requires full closure of SH 133 on Thursday next week
September 3, 2015 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SH 133 will be closed on September 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. near Somerset
Nighttime Lane Closures on Southbound I-25 Planned for Several Weeks
September 4 2015 - Denver Metro CDOT Region 1 - Closures Needed for Realignment of I-25 under Speer Boulevard and 23rd Avenue
Last Blast for Summer Traffic
September 4, 2015 - Colorado Statewide - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state due to the number of events and activities taking place over the Labor Day weekend.
Full closure of US 50 in Delta scheduled for September 18-22
September 4, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/ CDOT Region 3 - Critical work on railroad crossing being performed
CDOT Begins Two Intersection Improvement Projects in La Plata County
September 4, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SH 151 at County Road 521 (Buck Highway) East of Ignacio and SH 172 at County Road 307 West of Oxford
Full closure of SH 141 near Whitewater scheduled next week
September 8, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Safety critical work on railroad crossing being performed.
Colorado DOT Supports Call to Action
September 8, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is teaming with other state agencies to support tomorrow’s Call to Action by U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
I-25/Fillmore Street Closures Postponed
COLORADO SPRINGS – The lane and road closures at the Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange are being rescheduled after machinery broke down last night.
Closures at I-25/Fillmore Street this week
COLORADO SPRINGS – Lane and road closures are taking place at the Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange for the next three nights for bridge demolition.
Hanging Lake will be closed all day this Saturday September 12
September 9, 2015 – Northwest Colorado/ CDOT Region 3 - Due to extensive trail work on Saturday September 12, both the Hanging Lake trail and parking lot will be closed to the public all day.
Details on I-70 Mountain Express Lane operation offered via phone call and public meeting
September 9, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - HPTE to host Telephone Town Hall and meeting this month.
Access to Westbound US 36 From Church Ranch Boulevard Closed This Weekend
September 9, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Sept. 11-14
Southbound I-25 Traffic Shift from County Line to RidgeGate to Occur Overnight Saturday
September 10, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Overnight on Saturday, Sept. 12, crews will shift southbound I-25 traffic onto new concrete pavement in the center of I-25.
Fall DUI Enforcement Begins Tonight
September 11, 2015 - Traffic Safety - 939 Arrested During Labor Day Crackdown / 3500 Try Breathalizers in LoDo.
Several two-hour closures of I-25 north of Denver planned
September 11, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Series of large overhead sign and structure removals planned over the next two months.
I-70/Horizon Drive Improvement Project Open House Scheduled tomorrow
September 14, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public invited to meet project team and learn about upcoming construction activities.
I-70/Vail Underpass Project Open House Scheduled Sept. 17
September 14, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public invited to meet project team and learn about upcoming construction activities.
Traffic signal replacement work to commence today in Steamboat Springs
September 15, 2015 - TRAFFIC ALERT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ROUTT COUNTY/STEAMBOAT SPRINGS —Contractors for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will replace a damaged traffic signal on the northwest corner of US 40 and 9th Street in Steamboat Springs tomorrow, September 15.
CDOT Restriping US 50 through Salida to Slow Traffic, Increase Safety for All Users
Back to School Brings Focus to Child Passenger Safety
September 15, 2015 - Traffic Safety - September Features Statewide Car Seat Check Events.
CDOT and HPTE Publicly Release Draft “Request for Proposals”
September 15, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Release to Public and Industry Continues Commitment to Increase Transparency and Outreach for I-70 East Project.
US 50/Orchard Mesa resurfacing project open house scheduled tomorrow
September 15, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public invited to meet project team and learn about design and project plans.
One More Night for Closure at I-25/Fillmore
September 16, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) needs to close Interstate 25 at Fillmore Street for one more night to finish demolishing the old bridge.
CDOT, HPTE and Plenary Roads Denver Highlight First Month of US 36 Express Lanes
September 16, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Express Lanes offer transportation choices along busy corridor; Number of Express Lanes users meets early expectations.
Lane Closures near Overlook tomorrow
September 16, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close two lanes of southbound Interstate 25 next to the Ackerman Overlook* tomorrow for pavement testing.
Upcoming Lane Closures on I-25 for Interchange Construction
September 17, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — Overnight lane closures will begin in early October on Interstate 25 as part of the construction of the new Dillion Drive Interchange.
Pueblo Boulevard Project Set to Start
September 17, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — Work begins next week to upgrade the road surface and improve safety along a five-mile segment of Pueblo Boulevard (State Highway 45) between Interstate 25 and Thatcher Avenue (State Highway 96).
CDOT Begins Project to Improve Safety, Traveler Communications on US 550 Near Purgatory Ski Area (North of Durango)
September 17, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Purgatory Mtn. Resort, Purgatory Metro District Contributed Funding.
HPTE will host I-70 Mountain Express Lane public meetings
September 18, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Attendees will learn how to use the I-70 Mountain Express Lane and the proposed toll rates.
US 85 reduced to one lane at SH 392 Sept. 21-23
September 18, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Alternate routes advised.
CDOT Resumes Preventative Bridge Maintenance Project in Region 5
September 18, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning the next phase of a project in Region 5 spanning Archuleta, Dolores and La Plata Counties to conduct bridge deck repairs on multiple bridges, install waterproofing membrane, replace expansion devices, and resurface and re-stripe the roadway over those bridges.
Traffic Operations Improvement Project, Founders over I-25, to Complete
September 18, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project Completion Scheduled for end of September.
Right lane of WB I-70 at US 6/Loveland Bridge to close from Sunday night to Friday morning for bridge repairs
September 18, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Intermittent closures of I-70 announced for helicopter operations
September 21, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 -Intermittent closures of less than 20 minutes to take place Wednesday, September 2, and Tuesday, September 29.
HPTE will host a Telephone Town HalI meeting on US 36 Express Lanes Phase 2 and Special Events Toll Rates
September 22, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Public can provide input on both topics at Oct. 1 meeting.
CDOT to get 10th Street signal pole replaced on Thursday; expect delays
September 22, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Alternate routes advised.
Expect Narrow Lanes, Delays on Indiana Street under I-25
September 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. will temporarily reduce lane widths on Indiana Street under Interstate 25 for approximately four weeks for bridge lead abatement work.
Upcoming Nighttime Lane Closures on US 6 over Garrison Street
September 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As part of US 6 over Garrison Street bridge replacement project, on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 7:00 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., two westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes on US 6 will be closed over Garrison Street for the placement of new bridge girders.
CDOT names David Spector as Director of High Performance Transportation Enterprise
September 24, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER -- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced David Spector has been named the new Director of the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE).
I-70 DeBeque Canyon work moves to daytime hours starting Monday
September 24, 2015 - PROJECT UPDATE - MESA COUNTY/DEBEQUE —Due to progressively lower nighttime temperatures, the paving project in DeBeque Canyon on I-70 from mile marker 49-60 is changing from a night operation to a daytime schedule beginning Monday, September 28.
College Avenue bridge work over Spring Creek starts Sept. 28
September 25, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 -
Paving of WB I-70 between Georgetown and Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels to begin Monday
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic delays expected thru mid-October.
Single lane closures on WB I-70 at US 6 Bridge Sunday night
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Daytime 1,000-Foot Lane Closure Required Monday and Tuesday on WB I-70 Approaching Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT will require daytime right lane closures on westbound I-70 beginning 1,000 feet before the EJMT westbound tunnel bore.
24-hour Lane Closure on EB I-70 at Kipling for Bridge Repair this Weekend; Double Lane Closures at Night
September 25, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT will implement a 24-hour single lane closure on eastbound I-70 at Kipling Street starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 through 12 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27.
Daytime Left Lane Closures on EB I-70, East of Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
September 25, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Delays expected on east side of Eisenhower Johnson Memorial tunnel.
Work Completes Early on EB I-70 at Kipling Street Bridge
September 26, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Instead of needing weekend-long closures on eastbound I-70 at Kipling Street, the Colorado Department of Transportation was able to waterproof and pave the eastbound bridge structure overnight on Friday, Sept. 25.
Access control plan public open house scheduled in Delta
September 28, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - DELTA COUNTY —The City of Delta, Delta County, and the Colorado Department of Transportation will hold a public open house for the Delta US 50 and SH 92 Access Plan.
Mount Evans Highway Closing for Season on Oct. 5
September 29, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – from Echo Lake to the top of Mount Evans to vehicular traffic for the season on Monday, Oct. 5.
US Highway 285 Construction Project Moves to Final Phase
September 29, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Town of Antonito, CO – The $7.8 million concrete reconstruction project on US Highway 285 in the town of Antonito is in its final stage of construction.
I-70/Vail Underpass detour paving begins Oct. 7
September 30, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Preliminary paving will help expedite major construction scheduled for April 2016.
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