News

02-2016

February News Items
CDOT Announces new Snow Plow Monitoring System
January 31, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - New tool helps public answer age-old question ‘Where are the plows?”
Emergency Pothole Repair Work on Eastbound I-70 at Havana Street
Winter Storm Keeping CDOT Crews Busy
February 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Snow-Shift Continues for at least next 24 hours.
Weight Restriction Placed on Highway 10 Bridge
February 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - OTERO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has placed a weight restriction on the Crooked Arroyo Bridge (mile 69.675), on State Highway 10, just west of La Junta.
Super Tips For A DUI-Free Super Bowl
February 4, 2016 - Traffic Safety - The Heat Is On Enforcement Runs From Feb. 5 - 8.
CDOT and Ski Communities Unite to Support Carpooling
February 4, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Private Shuttle Companies and Ski Resorts Offer Exclusive Discounts to Carpoolers.
Great Snow, Mild Weather, Broncos Super Bowl Sunday: Outlook Bright for I-70 West Mountain Corridor Travel
February 5, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Statewide – Winter weather continues to make a presence as last night’s late snow required implementation of chain and traction laws in several areas; several traffic collisions and slide offs on Vail Pass occurred throughout the day.
Daytime Lane Closure Wednesday Along Southbound US 6 in Golden
February 9, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - GOLDEN — Southbound U.S. 6 will be reduced to a single lane of travel through Golden between State Highway 58 and Jefferson Parkway Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. while concrete barriers are set along the west side of the highway.
US 287 to LaPorte Bypass project starts Monday
February 10, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Colorado Department of Transportation work will have minimal traffic impacts.
Super Bowl Weekend Enforcement Sacks 276 Impaired Drivers
February 12, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — While the Broncos were celebrating a Super Bowl 50 victory after a display of defensive prowess against the Panthers on Sunday, statewide law enforcement agencies defended the roadways against impaired drivers for the annual Super Bowl weekend DUI enforcement.
Holiday Weekend means More Traffic
February 12, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Drivers are reminded to expect heavy traffic, especially along Interstate 70 west of Denver, as people head to and from ski resorts and other mountain locations over Presidents Day weekend.
I-70 Remains Closed Through Glenwood Canyon Due to Rockfall Just West of Hanging Lake Tunnel
February 16, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – Interstate 70 remains closed in Glenwood Canyon following a large rockfall incident that occurred early Monday morning (about 2:30 a.m.), February 15.
CDOT Crews Clear Roadway After Rockfall Event Sunday on Bondad Hill, US 550 South of Durango
February 16, 2016 - LA PLATA COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is clearing rocks today on US 550 about 10 miles south of Durango, near mile marker 6 at Bondad Hill.
Southbound I-25 closed tomorrow night at C-470 / E-470
February 16, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - LONE TREE – Overhead sign bridge installation requires an overnight closure of southbound Interstate 25 from C-470 / E-470 to Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17, beginning at 11 p.m.
I-70 Remains Closed Through Thursday in Glenwood Canyon Due to Rockfall Just West of Hanging Lake Tunnel
February 16, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY – Interstate 70 will remain closed until mid to late Thursday in Glenwood Canyon following a large rockfall incident.
I-70 Remains Closed as Crews Continue to Bring Down Debris from Rock Scaling Operations
February 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Safety is priority before opening the interstate to travel through the canyon; pilot car operation not a certainty tomorrow.
Weather Exacerbates Challenges, Delays Progress on I-70 Rockfall
February 18, 2015 - Northwestern Colorado - Interstate likely to remain closed at least until Saturday
CDOT Continues Setting Barrier on US 550 South of Durango after Rockfall Event - Inside Northbound Lane to Remain Closed Into Spring
February 18, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado - LA PLATA COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews have finished moving rock debris following the rockfall incident that occurred early on February 14, 10 miles south of Durango on Bondad Hill.
I-25 Over Santa Fe Drive Widening Nears Completion
February 19, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pueblo, CO – Crews began the process of widening I-25 over Santa Fe Drive (US 50C) in August 2015 as part of the Ilex Design-Build project. Work is nearing completion for this segment of the project.
Drivers can expect delays near US 287 and Shields on Wednesday and Thursday
February 19, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Union Pacific Railroad performing work in the area next week.
Following Inclement Weather Last Night, CDOT Crews Make Progress on I-70 Glenwood Canyon Rockfall
February 19, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Interstate reopen estimate remains the same: earliest would be Saturday.
CDOT Makes the Call to Wait on Glenwood Canyon Re-Opening
February 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Concerns Linger About Remaining Boulders on the Slope.
CDOT Opens Glenwood Canyon with Pilot Car Escorts
February 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Operation will run from opening this evening to 9:00 a.m. before full closures of canyon for several days.
New Pedestrian Walkway at I-25 & Fillmore Street
February 22, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures on Fillmore Street at Interstate 25 in effect overnight tomorrow while crews install new pedestrian configuration.
Pueblo Boulevard Project Resumes
February 23, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Pueblo Boulevard (State Highway 45) improvement project is underway after a winter hiatus due to the favorable construction temperatures in the Pueblo area over the last couple of weeks.
New Date Due to Weather - New Pedestrian Walkway at I-25 & Fillmore Street
February 23, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures on Fillmore Street at Interstate 25 in effect overnight tomorrow while crews install new pedestrian configuration
CDOT continues to run pilot car escorts through Glenwood Canyon today
February 24, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Two-hour-plus delays should be expected during peak travel times.
Work to Begin Next Week on New 6th Avenue Pedestrian Bridge
February 25, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge replacement will enhance pedestrian safety.
CDOT to run two-way traffic 24/7 through Glenwood Canyon starting at 4 PM
February 25, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - About one hour-plus delays are still possible, particularly during peak travel times.
Public Invited to I-70 Vail Underpass Open House
February 26, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Meeting to Detail Upcoming I-70 and Vail Frontage Road Traffic Impacts.
CDOT Sets Barrier on US 550 South of Durango on Monday
February 26, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues work to close off the inside northbound lane on US 550 south of Durango following the rockfall incident that occurred early on February 14.
US 36 Bikeway to Boulder Open Tomorrow
February 29, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - 18 miles of bikeway along US 36 offers commuters an alternative mode of transportation between Denver and Boulder.
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