News

11-2015

November News Items
CDOT targeting Nov. 6 closure of Independence Pass
November 2, 2015 - TRAVEL ALERT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - LAKE/PITKIN COUNTIES - Winter storm moving in this week may prompt crews to close early
US 550 Red Mountain Pass Crib Wall Repairs Complete for Season 1
November 2, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Two sites complete; work at walls on south Red Mtn. (MP 79) resumes spring 2016
Work to begin on US 50 west of Gunnison
November 2, 2015 - Weather permitting, crews plan to mobilize tomorrow, Nov. 3.
“Border War” Enforcement Coming to Colorado Hwy. 287
November 3, 2015 - Traffic Safety - Colorado and Wyoming Law Enforcement Will Show Zero Tolerance.
As Storm Moves in, CDOT Encourages Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 3, 2015 - Southwest Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Know before you go: Check highway & weather conditions before traveling.
Major Changes Coming to I-70 This Winter — Are You Ready?
November 5, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT to Implement Passenger Vehicle Traction Law and Launch I-70 Mountain Express Lane.
Winter is Staying Around – Are You Prepared?
November 6, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT encourages drivers to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions and abide by Traction and Passenger Vehicle Chain laws, if implemented.
CDOT encourages motorists to prepare vehicles now for winter driving
November 6, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Check highway & weather conditions before heading out and abide by Traction and Passenger Vehicle Chain laws, if implemented.
Permanent Turn Restriction from Fillmore Begins Sunday
November 6, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Left turns from Fillmore Street to Sinton Road are coming to an end this weekend.
CDOT Encourages Denver Metro Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 6, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel.
250 Arrested for DUI Over Halloween
November 6, 2015 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE— As trick-or-treaters hit the streets over Halloween 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 250 drivers for impaired driving.
I-25 Overnight Full Closure Scheduled for I-25/Cimarron Project Nov. 14
November 10, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - TRAFFIC ALERT - Colorado Springs – Northbound and southbound Interstate 25 will be closed between the US 24/Cimarron and south Nevada Avenue/south Tejon Street exits from 11 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14 until 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 15.
CDOT Encourages Northeast Colorado Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 10, 2015 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel.
CDOT Crews Prepared for Upcoming Storm
November 10, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is readying for the first significant snowstorm to hit the Front Range this season.
Lane closures on I-25 for Highway 85 Bridge Work
November 10, 2015 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - FOUNTAIN — On Thursday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 15, northbound and southbound Interstate 25 will be reduced to one lane between the South Academy Boulevard exit and Lake Avenue/Circle Drive exit for repairs on the U.S. 85 overpass.
Wildlife zones to remain on several corridors in Northwest Colorado
November 11, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - RIO BLANCO/MOFFAT/GARFIELD COUNTIES —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) traffic operations, having met with local law enforcement in Rio Blanco, Moffat and Garfield counties and Colorado State Patrol, will keep several wildlife zones intact on CO 13, US 40 and CO 82.
Colorado Gains New Drug Recognition Experts through CDOT Program
November 12, 2015 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE— Today, 18 law enforcement agencies across Colorado gained the support and skills to keep our roadways safe from drug-impaired drivers.
Work Continues on I-25 Bridge near Larkspur
November 12, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Night work taking place this weekend.
Reminder: Full Closure of I-25 at Cimarron Tomorrow Night
November 13, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Northbound and southbound Interstate 25 will be closed between the U.S. 24/Cimarron Street and south Nevada Avenue/south Tejon Street interchanges from 11 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, until 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 15 for utility work.
Glenwood Bike Path Closes for Season Tomorrow Morning
November 13, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD/EAGLE COUNTY – Tomorrow at 9 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation will close the Glenwood Canyon bike path—which extends from Glenwood Springs to Dotsero (mile point 116 to 131)—for the season.
Work to be Suspended for Winter on I-70 bridge in Eagle County
November 13, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Crews will work this weekend to remove project detour.
CDOT Crews Ready for Storm
November 16, 2015 - Denver Metro - DENVER – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews are set to keep the roads open and safe for travel in and around the Denver area over the next 24 to 48 hours.
CDOT Crews Ready for Storm
November 16, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews are set to keep the roads open and safe for travel throughout the southeastern parts of the state and Park County over the next 24 to 48 hours.
Eastbound C-470 ramp to southbound I-25 closed for the weekend
November 17, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Paving operations require full closure of the Colorado Highway 470 ramp to southbound Interstate 25 beginning on Friday, Nov. 20, at 10 p.m.through Monday, Nov. 23, at 5:30 a.m.
Bustang Weekend Service Starts Saturday
November 18, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Bustang™, Colorado’s first-ever, state-owned and operated bus system, begins weekend service on Interstate 70 this Saturday, Nov. 21.
Douglas County and the Colorado Department of Transportation Hosting Open House and Online Meeting Tonight
November 19, 2015 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Residents can learn more about two US 85 Corridor studies now underway.
Southbound I-25 Exit to Santa Fe Closed This Weekend
November 19, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - New Santa Fe Off-Ramp Opens Monday Morning.
Transportation Commission green lights Grand Avenue Bridge project
November 19, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project fully funded, construction to proceed.
Temporary Lane Configuration Will Be in Place on US 36 This Weekend, Nov. 21-23
November 19, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Lane restrictions planned between Louisville and Denver.
Trail Users Celebrate the Reopening of Bear Creek Trail Under I-25
November 20, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Trail users and local businesses celebrated the reopening of Bear Creek Trail this week with the Interstate 25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project Team.
Eastbound C-470 ramp to southbound I-25 closure postponed due to weather
November 21, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Paving operations requiring a full closure of the Colorado Highway 470 ramp to southbound Interstate 25 this weekend have been postponed due to inclement weather.
As Many Take to the Roads, CDOT Study Shows More Buckling Up
November 24, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - State Usage Rate Still Below National Average.
Night Closures at I-25/Fillmore after Holiday Weekend
November 24, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Interstate 25 at Fillmore Street for two nights next week for bridge work above the highway.
Fall/winter migration is here—wildlife/vehicle collisions higher this time of year Collisions statewide up 15 percent over last year
November 24, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Wildlife on the Move!
The Heat Is On For Turkeys and Drivers This Thanksgiving
November 25, 2015 - Traffic Safety - CDOT and CSP’s DUI Enforcement Begins Today.
CDOT releases preliminary schedule for Grand Avenue Bridge
November 27, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Transportation has released a preliminary phasing plan for the construction of the Grand Avenue Bridge.
Environmental Document Completed for C-470 Corridor
November 30, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been signed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
UPDATE Night Closures at I-25/Fillmore Delayed One Night
November 30, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Interstate 25 at Fillmore Street for two nights this week for bridge work above the highway.
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