News

03-2016

March News Items
CDOT Launches New “Contact Us” Feature as Part of its Enhanced, Multifaceted Customer Service Program
March 2, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation will be launching the last phase of its multi-pronged effort to improve and streamline customer service to the general public: the online “Contact Us” feature.
Next Phase of Wadsworth Boulevard Widening Set to Start
March 2, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Public invited to learn more at March 10 meeting.
Intermittent stops on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon announced for helicopter operations
March 2, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Closures of around 20 minutes scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, March 3.
Tolling Countdown Begins for US 36 Express Lanes from Louisville to Boulder
March 3, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Toll commencement for the final phase of the US 36 Express Lanes project begins March 30, 2016.
Grand Avenue Bridge and Glenwood Canyon project impacts: I-70 exit 116 eastbound closure, daytime closure of canyon and I-70 night detour
March 3, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces several closures impacting I-70 Glenwood Canyon and the Grand Avenue Bridge project.
Correction: Expect delays at the intersection of US 287 and SH 1 (Terry Lake Road) on March 7-11
March 4, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Colorado Department of Transportation work will have moderate traffic impacts.
CDOT Announces Plans for US 285 Passing Lanes & Wildlife Underpass Project
March 4, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation will advertise a project to contractors in January 2017 (to begin construction spring/summer 2017) that will improve the safety and mobility of US 285 north of Nathrop in Chaffee County (about five miles south of the US 24/285 junction).
Glenwood Canyon still on schedule for daytime closure tomorrow
March 7, 2016 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Helicopter operations and road repairs will be conducted from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
State Highway 119 Telephone Town Hall is Thursday
March 8, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Information session regarding the flood repair & reconstruction project.
I-25/Cimarron Design-Build Project Moves into Phase 1 of Construction
March 8, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Since the start of the Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange reconstruction project last spring, work has largely taken place off line with minimal traffic impacts.
Ramp Closure Ahead: NB Santa Fe to SB I-25
March 9, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the ramp from northbound Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) to southbound Interstate 25 this weekend to as part of the I-25/Santa Fe Drive Interchange Reconstruction Project.
Helicopter operations scheduled for Gazex maintenance on US 40 Berthoud Pass tomorrow
March 9, 2016 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system tomorrow, Thursday, Mar. 10.
Ramp Closure POSTPONED: NB Santa Fe to SB I-25
March 9, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) needs to reschedule the closure of the ramp from northbound Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) to southbound Interstate 25 until further notice.
Motorist Safety Program Expands to North I-25
March 9, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD/LARIMER COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s Motorist Safety Program, formerly known as the Courtesy Patrol, is now patrolling Interstate 25 in northern Colorado.
North I-25 Express Lanes Open for Testing March 14 and 21
March 10, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 -Tolls waived during testing period; new Express Lane drivers encouraged to get a pass.
St. Patrick’s Day DUI Enforcement Begins Friday
March 10, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Invites Irish Snug Patrons to Test Smartphone Breathalyzers.
NB Santa Fe to SB I-25 Ramp Closing this Weekend
March 10, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the ramp from northbound Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) to southbound Interstate 25 on Saturday night to as part of the I-25/Santa Fe Drive Interchange Reconstruction Project.
I-70 reconstruction from Seibert to Vona begins in mid-March
March 10, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work to continue through June.
I-70 east of Burlington will be reduced to one lane in each direction for eight months
March 10, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Bridge rehabilitation work starts Monday.
I-25 widening between Lincoln Avenue and County Line Road in Douglas County substantially complete
March 11, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Representatives gathered this morning to recognize the substantial completion of the Interstate 25 widening project between Lincoln Avenue and County Line Road.
Favorable Weekend Travel Expected for I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 11, 2016 - Northwester/Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 & 3 - STATEWIDE – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is expecting another mild weekend for travel along the I-70 west mountain corridor.
SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Traffic Advisory
March 14, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Interstate 70 exit 116 eastbound on-ramp and off-ramp closures.
Work to Resume Monday on I-70 Bridge Rehabilitation Projects
March 16, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane closures and speed reductions expected.
SH 56 east of Berthoud to I-25 resurfacing starts Monday
March 16, 2017 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project completion scheduled for end of June.
Motorist Safety Program Heads South
March 17, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Motorist Safety Program, previously known as the Courtesy Patrol, is now patrolling Interstate 25 through a good portion of Colorado Springs.
Eastbound I-70 will be closed overnight at I-76 on Sunday, March 20 starting at 11 p.m. Westbound I-70 overnight closure at I-25 planned on March 21
March 17, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Overhead sign bridge removal requires the full closure of eastbound Interstate 70 at Interstate 76 on Sunday, March 20 starting at 11 p.m.
CDOT Partnership Project Begins: Signalization of CO 172 and CO 151 in Ignacio
March 17, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - IGNACIO – On Monday, March 21, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project to signalize the intersection of Colorado Highway (CO) 172 (Goddard Ave.) and CO 151 (Ute Street).
Design concept recommended for S-Curve, West Main, 3rd and 4th streets in downtown Sterling
March 17, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional public outreach planned in coming months
Traffic Impacts and Construction Updates for the week of Mar. 17 – Mar. 26
March 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project Message from the Public Information Team: Utility work continues through the end of next week near I-70 Exit 116. Through the week intermittent closures will occur on the eastbound on and off ramps. A one lane configuration on SH 82 under the interstate approaching the 116 ramps will also be in effect beginning Friday at 6 p.m.
Partnership Project Begins Next Week: SH 62 Ramp up Ridgeway!
March 18, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY COUNTY, COLO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Town of Ridgway will break ground on a partnership project to make roadway and drainage improvements in downtown Ridgway on Monday, March 21.
Rainbow Bridge Project Set to Start
March 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing a short segment of U.S. 24 Business for a few months, allowing extensive rehabilitation work to take place on the Rainbow Fall Bridge, at the west end of town.
Glenwood Springs eastbound exit 116 ramp closures; I-70 eastbound closure at exit 116
March 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces eastbound closures at Interstate 70 Exit 116 on-ramp and off-ramp.
Full closure of CO 13 near Craig scheduled for March 30
March 22, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of CO 13 will take place Wednesday, March 30, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
TRAVEL ADVISORY – Change in Schedule- Grand Avenue Bridge
March 23, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation announces a change in schedule for eastbound ramp closures at Interstate 70 Exit 116 (Main Glenwood to Aspen exit) eastbound on-ramp and off-ramps.
St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Snags 396 Impaired Drivers
March 24, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Educates Irish Snug Patrons with Breathalyzer Tests
I-25/Cimarron Overnight Ramp Closures RESCHEDULED for Tonight & Monday
March 24, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Due to Wednesday’s inclement weather, the closure of the southbound I‐25 on and off‐ramps at US 24, have been rescheduled to tonight and Monday, March 28, from 9 p.m. to5 a.m. Traffic will detour via Bijou Street and Cascade Avenue. The ramp closures are required for paving activities and to set temporary barrier.
‘Low-impact’ summer construction on US 34 to begin after July 4
March 24, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Public meetings in April to give overview of work to come.
Work on US 85 to resume at the end of March
March 24, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - This project is expected to end this Fall .
Work on SH 23 Holyoke to Nebraska begins April 4
March 24, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Colorado Department of Transportation work will have moderate traffic impacts.
Work to resume on I-70 bridge project
March 25, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY —Work will resume on the I-70 bridge improvements project, located in the Eagle Vail area of Eagle County. The project is scheduled to kick off on Monday,
Three Overnight Closures of Fillmore Street This Week
March 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Tonight begins the first of three nightly closures of Fillmore Street and Interstate 25.
CDOT Express Lanes Deliver Operational Improvements
March 28, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - I-70 Mountain, US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes reduce congestion and let travelers choose their move
Full Closure of Federal this Weekend
March 28, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - WESTMINSTER – Northbound and southbound Federal Boulevard (U.S. 287) will be closed between 67th and 69th avenues, beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, and continuing until 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, for the setting of bridge girders.
Rural Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Begins Today
March 28, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — In an effort to increase seat belt use in rural communities, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and rural law enforcement agencies will launch a Click It or Ticket enforcement period in rural counties across the state. The heightened patrol is set to run from Monday, March 28 throughSunday, April 3.
Tolling Begins Today for US 36 Express Lanes from Louisville to Boulder
March 30, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BOULDER, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and project partner Plenary Roads Denver remind the public that toll collection begins today on the final US 36 Express Lanes segment, from Superior/Louisville to Boulder.
I-70 traffic shift Monday for Vail Underpass project
March 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Bridge construction commences requiring single-lane interstate closures
Distracted Driving Crashes on the Rise in Colorado
March 31, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Plans for Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Colorado: The Official State Web Portal