News

10-2015

October News Items
CDOT to install a new stop sign in New Castle
October 1, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/NEW CASTLE —On Monday, Oct. 5, a Colorado Department of Transportation crew will install a new stop sign at County Road 335 and the Exit 105 southbound interchange across the Colorado River Bridge.
Join US 36 Express Lanes Telephone Town Hall, Tonight
October 1, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Discussion will focus on the US 36 Express Lanes Phase 2 and Special Events proposed toll rates.
Overnight full closure of WB U.S. 6 on Sunday, Oct. 4
October 1, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – As part of U.S. 6 over Garrison Street bridge replacement project, westbound U.S. 6 will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 4, from 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. for the concrete deck pour on the future lanes of eastbound U.S. 6 over Garrison Street.
Eastbound U.S. 6 ramps at Federal, I-25 to close for traffic shift
October 1, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Shift marks project’s last major move of eastbound U.S. 6 traffic.
Asset management: SH 61 north of Otis to close for two weeks on Monday
October 1, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation will be replacing the deck of a bridge on State Highway 61 about 3.5 miles north of Otis, closing the road on Monday through Oct. 15.
CDOT Has Safety Improvements Underway on CO 145 at CR P North of Cortez
October 1, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation has a $1.6 million project underway to improve the safety on Colorado Highway 145 at County Road P (mile point 4.1), about four miles north of Cortez.
Construction of final piece of Bike path begins this week in Genesee Park
October 2, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Building a safer environment for cyclists traveling alongside I-70.
Walk to School Day This Week
October 5, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Grants also available for Safe Routes to School Projects.
Work started on several scour bridge repairs
October 8, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Five structure repairs will improve motorist commute and landscaping.
Overnight Closure Planned for US 36 This Weekend
October 8, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Full Westbound US 36 Closure between Interlocken Loop and McCaslin Boulevard
CDOT Uses RAMP Funding for Third Phase of Bridge Preventative Maintenance Project in SW Region
October 8, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFEE, SAGUACHE & GUNNISON COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun the third phase of preventative bridge maintenance work on five structures in Region 5, southwest/south central Colorado.
Pothole Repairs on I-25
October 8, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS — Pothole repairs will be taking place on Interstate 25 in the Fort Carson area tomorrow.
Travel delays expected on I-70 mountain corridor for daytime paving work next week
October 8, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work next week to initially affect ramps at U.S. Highway 40 interchange.
Weekend closure of US 6 ramps to I-25 precursor to new alignment
October 9, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Eastbound US 6 traffic moves into final configuration Monday morning.
Mulberry Bridge back to two-way traffic starting Friday
October 13, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – During the day, potentially every day this week, travelers on Mulberry Bridge over the Poudre River will have to deal with the headache of one-lane traffic westbound into town. But that is needed so crews can prepare the road for what many Fort Collins residents have been waiting for: two-way traffic finally back!
New Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming to Superior and Louisville This Weekend
October 13, 2015 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The McCaslin bridge over US 36 closed while traffic is realigned to the new configuration, Oct. 16-19
Extended Traffic Holds Necessary on US 550 Red Mountain Pass this Thursday, Possibly Friday
October 13, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Wire Theft and Transmission Line Damage Force Utility to Make Additional Repairs
Toll Rates Set for I-70 Mountain and Phase 2 of the US 36 Express Lanes
October 14, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT’s High Performance Transportation Enterprise approves toll rates, encourages drivers to get a pass.
Westbound Speer Boulevard Lanes Closures October 16 -19
October 14, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Paving & Striping of Speer Boulevard.
Single Day Closure of Highway 120 for Bridge Work
October 14, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FREMONT COUNTY — State Highway 120 will be closed to through traffic for one day next week to allow placement of girders as part of a bridge replacement project.
US 34 traffic east of Greeley to shift onto new bridge today
October 14, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – By the end of the day today, crews anticipate shifting traffic onto a new bridge over the “big hole” where US Highway 34 east of Greeley washed out during the floods of September 2013.
Westbound US 6 to close this weekend between I-25 and Sheridan for final shift
October 15, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Weekend closure needed to move westbound US 6 into final alignment.
Traffic Shifts and Lane Closures on U.S. 6 over Garrison Street on Sunday
October 15, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Sunday, October 18, the Colorado Department of Transportation will shift traffic on eastbound US 6 to the north onto the new bridge structure to allow for the removal of the temporary bridge on U.S. 6 over Garrison Street.
Ute Water utility project to begin on I-70 tomorrow
October 15, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY —On Friday, October 16 around 7:30 a.m., Ute Water will begin a utility project that will require excavation of I-70 at mile point 45 in DeBeque Canyon.
Construction Project Slated for Completion Next Week on US Highway 285, Town of Antonito
October 16, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - ANTONITO, CO – The $7.8 million concrete reconstruction project on US Highway 285 in the town of Antonito that started in March of this year is in its final stages of construction.
Southbound College Avenue (Mulberry to Laurel) full closure on Saturday for final paving
October 20, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, southbound US Highway 287 (College Avenue) will be closed south of Mulberry through Laurel for final asphalt paving.
I-70/Glenwood Canyon to return to original traffic formation today
October 20, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Head to head traffic detour to be taken down by Friday, Oct. 23. Additional work will be completed under single lane closures through Friday, Nov. 20.
Service Expanding for Bustang’s West Route
October 21, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Weekend service begins next month.
Both westbound US 6 lanes again open over I-25
October 21, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Final alignment of westbound US 6 traffic alleviates long-term bottleneck.
Hanging Lake rest area will be closed Monday, Oct. 26 for construction work
October 23, 2015 - TRAVEL ALERT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD CANYON — On Monday, Oct. 26, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Glenwood Canyon project contractor will be performing necessary repairs to barrier and guardrail that were damaged earlier this summer in a rock fall incident.
Lane closures on SB I-25, Speer Blvd. and 23rd Ave. for bridge work
October 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER - As part of the $3 million bridge rehabilitation project on Speer Boulevard and 23rd Avenue over I-25, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will require the following lane closures:
Daytime Double Lane Closure on WB I-70 over Kipling St. on Sunday
October 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER—In order to waterproof and pave the westbound I-70 bridge over Kipling Street, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will implement lane closures on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Emergency Rockfall Mitigation Requires Closure of Hwy 8 Between C-470 and Morrison
October 23, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region1 - Jefferson County – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will perform emergency rockfall mitigation starting at 5 p.m. today, Oct. 23, requiring the closure of Highway 8/Morrison Road west of C-470 to Market Street in Morrison, CO.
Ramp Closures Next Week at Fillmore Interchange
October 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Two ramps will be closed to traffic at Interstate 25 and Fillmore Street overnight on Monday, as part of the reconstruction of the interchange.
Critical Bridge Work Requires I-70 Lane Closure in Glenwood Canyon
October 23, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY — One mile of Interstate 70 will be reduced to a single lane through Glenwood Canyon next week for bridge work.
Closures in I-25/US 6 interchange planned for Tuesday night
October 26, 2015 - Metro Denver/CDOT Region 1 - Additional work on US 6 Bridges project requires overnight closures.
Work Set to Start on I-25 Bridge near Larkspur
October 26, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Repairs will extend structure’s life expectancy.
CDOT Upgrades Critical Culverts on SH 141 in San Miguel County
October 27, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Project Improves Drainage Under Highway, Preserves Integrity of Roadway Above
CDOT Restriping on US 50 through Salida Now Complete
October 28, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - New bike features, plus enhancements from other recent projects designed to improve safety and multimodal travel along this busy corridor.
Don’t Let a Halloween DUI Haunt You
October 29, 2015 - CDOT’s The Heat Is On DUI Enforcement Begins Friday.
Daytime lane closures planned for Saturdays along I-70 mountain corridor
October 30, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work on Express Lane continues through Clear Creek County.
Final Paving on McCasli Boulevard Requires Closures on the Bridge and Ramps This Weekend
October 30, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Alternate routes are advised Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 during the paving.
Overnight closures upcoming at Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
October 30, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Safety system testing planned for early November.
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