News

04-2016

April News Items
One-lane alternating traffic on SH 392 near WCR 41 starts Monday
April 1, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation and prime contractor, Martin Marietta, will begin making repairs to an irrigation pipe at Weld County Road 41 on Monday.
State, Manitou Springs and El Paso County Collaborate on US 24 Ute Pass Reconstruction Projects
April 1, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - More than six rehabilitation projects underway this Summer (Phase 1).
CDOT Creates Capacity in Colorado’s Mountain Corridor
April 1, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CDOT’s Lean Process Identifies Timely Solution
Local communities Celebrate Official Opening of North I-25 Express Lanes
April 4, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Lanes opened for testing in March with tolls to start in summer
CDOT Moving Forward on C-470 Tolled Express Lanes Segment I Design-Build Project
April 4, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has an Apparent Selected Proposer and is one step closer to beginning construction this summer.
Full closure of US 6 near Clifton for culvert repair work
April 5, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY —Beginning today, Tues. April 5 and Wed. April 6, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will close US 6 at mile point 39, three miles east of Clifton, in order to perform necessary repairs to a culvert that runs under the highway. The work is expected to be complete by the end of the day Wednesday.
Santa Fe Drive Project Begins
April 6, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LITTLETON — Initial work is underway to upgrade the road surface and improve safety along Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) between downtown and the Blakeland area.
Permanent Flood Repairs to SH72 in Boulder County start Monday
April 6, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Resurfacing and striping to be completed by end of October
Distracted Driving Enforcement Begins Friday
April 7, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — Preliminary data indicates that 69 people were killed in distracted driving crashes in Colorado in 2015.
Powers Project Begins
April 7, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs — Initial work is underway to widen and improve safety along Powers Boulevard (State Highway 21/U.S. 24) between Fountain Boulevard and Platte Avenue and on Airport Road between Sand Creek and Stewart Avenue.
Northbound I-25 Closed Saturday Night for I-25/Cimarron Project
April 7, 2016 - MEDIA ALERT: Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Northbound Interstate 25 will be closed from the South Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street to the US 24/Cimarron interchange overnight Saturday for drainage work.
Sign Removal to Squeeze I-70 Traffic
April 7, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - WHEAT RIDGE — The Colorado Department of Transportation needs to move Interstate 70 traffic into a single file configuration near Kipling Street late this weekend to allow removal of a damaged electronic sign board.
CDOT to Resume Replacement of Crib Walls Below US 550 on Red Mtn. Pass
April 7, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation will resume a project on April 13, 2016, that is repairing five crib walls (retaining walls) on the hillside below US 550 on Red Mountain Pass.
Second full closure of CO 13 near Craig scheduled for April 14
April 8, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of CO 13 will take place Thursday, April 14, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contractor, New Design Construction, will use this time to carry out load transfer of the pier on the CO 13 bridge over the Yampa River.
SH 340 (Broadway) and Redlands Pkwy. Intersection Public Open House
April 10, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a public open house to discuss the preliminary design of proposed improvements at the SH 340 (Broadway) and Redlands Parkway intersection.
CDOT’s Spring Events DUI Enforcement Underway
April 11, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Increased DUI Patrols Through May 15.
CDOT Report Identifies 2014 Traffic Safety Issues
April 11, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — Today the Colorado Department of Transportation released its annual description of motor vehicle crash characteristics on crashes in Colorado in 2014.
Interstate-70 Eastbound Exit 116 On-Ramp Closure
April 12, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces that the I-70 eastbound Exit 116 on ramp will be CLOSED from Wednesday, April 13th at 9:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 14th at 5 p.m.
I-25 Paving Project Underway
April 12, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS/HUERFANO COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is starting work to upgrade the road surface and enhance safety on a 15 mile segment of Interstate 25 between Aguilar and Walsenburg (mile 32.5 - 47.26).
US 85 in Pierce to Become a Two-lane Road Temporarily
April 12, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews will begin asphalt paving through the area
Rural Enforcement Cites 1593 Unbuckled Drivers and Passengers
April 13, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 90 Tickets issued for unbuckled children
I-70 Glenwood Canyon fully open today
April 13, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project team completes work 23-days earlier than originally planned
Weeklong 24-Hour Lane Closure of WB I-70 through Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel
April 13, 2016 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Concrete Barrier Work Necessary for Safety of Traveling Public
CDOT Remembers Fallen Colleagues
April 14, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Southwest/south-central Colorado - Employees statewide from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) honored fellow employees who have died in the line of duty during the department’s 22nd Annual Remembrance Day.
CDOT Rolls Out “Slow-Speed Chase” Tomorrow at Civic Center 420 Rally
April 15, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Flashy Cars Dispel Misconceptions On Marijuana Use and Driving
Spring Storm Will Make for Challenging Travel in the High Country
April 14, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Know before you go: Check highway & weather conditions before traveling
Spring has sprung yet winter weather pushing through Colorado this weekend
April 15, 2016 - Statewide Transportation - Forecasters are calling for severe winter weather later today throughout the weekend blanketing much of the state. Snow accumulations of two to four feet are possible in the mountains and then moving on to the front range.
CDOT Accepting Requests for Transportation Alternatives Program Funding
April 18, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is accepting applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), which allocates federal funds to projects that expands travel choices, strengthens local economies, improves quality of life and protects the environment.
Overnight Closure of Garrison Street This Week
April 18, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LAKEWOOD – Garrison Street will be closed at U.S. 6 from 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, until 4:30 a.m. Thursday for final striping operations on Garrison.
CDOT Rolls Out “Slow-Speed Chase” Tomorrow at Civic Center Park and Snoop Dogg Concert
April 19, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region1 - Media Advisory - Flashy Cars Dispel Misconceptions On Marijuana Use and Driving
Helicopter Operations Scheduled for Gazex Maintenance on US 6 Loveland Pass Tomorrow
April 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system, Thurs. April 21.
CR 308/I-70 Frontage Road Closed I/2 Mile East of Empire Junction Due to Rockfall
April 20, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY– The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed the north side of County Road 308, the Interstate 70 frontage road, about a half mile east of Empire Junction in Clear Creek County due to a large rock slide and unstable rock remaining above the roadway.
Ute Pass Flooding Procedures Begin May 1
April 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) flash flooding protocol for U.S. 24, west of Colorado Springs, remains the same in 2016. v
Full Closure of Fillmore Street & I-25 Ramps
April 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures planned for the Weekend of April 22-25 for median island installation
Hitting the High Points at 420 Celebrations: CDOT Educates Marijuana Users with “Slow-Speed Chase”
April 20, 2016 - Traffic Safety - DENVER — People around Denver today may think they witnessed a police chase, only much, much slower.
I-25 night work resumes tonight between Lincoln Avenue and County Line Road
April 20, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - LONE TREE – As weather permits, northbound and southbound I-25 lane closures will be in place from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday for several weeks while crews prepare for and place final lane striping between Lincoln Avenue and County Line Road.
Projects Announced for Safe Routes to School Funding
April 21, 2016 - Traffic Safety - DENVER – Colorado’s Transportation Commission approved funding for 21 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects today.
North frontage road impacts for Vail Underpass project on Monday
April 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Eastbound lane closure and possible 15-minute traffic holds.
CDOT Hosts Open House for Future Project (Meeting Location Correction)
April 22, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MEETING LOCATION CORRECTION - Public Input on Intersection Project Sought
Overnight closures of southbound I-25 in Castle Rock as work continues on new interchange
April 22, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - It’s a sure sign construction is nearing completion when crews start work on finishing touches, such as signage. For the North Meadows Extension, that work begins next week.
Engineering Applications Group Launches New Website
Engineering Applications Group Launches New Website Providing a One-Stop Location for Software Support Resource
College Avenue is going to be slow through mid-May
April 22, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work next week southbound between Laurel and University; work near Horsetooth starts May 1 … similar to Spring Creek
HPTE will host North I-25 Express Lanes Telephone Town Hall, May 2
April 25, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Discussion will focus on the North I-25 Express Lanes Proposed Toll Rates
I-25 Closure in Castle Rock Area next two to three nights
April 26, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK - Southbound Interstate 25 will be closed overnight this week for sign bridge installation across the highway as part of the North Meadows Interchange Project.
Expect delays on SH 392 east of Lucerne starting Monday
April 28, 2016 -Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY – Starting near Weld County Road 39 and heading east, the Colorado Department of Transportation and prime contractor, Martin Marietta, will begin resurfacing State Highway 392 on Monday.
Bike to School Day Next Week
April 29, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Thousands of children across Colorado will be strapping on helmets, kicking up kickstands, and putting their mettle to the pedal for the fifth annual National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 4.
US 50 Traffic Signals project starts May 2
April 29, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Right turn lane and shoulder closures are expected
SH 119 Boulder East Resurfacing Project starts Monday
April 29, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project completion is scheduled for October
US 287 Jasper Road North resurfacing starts Monday
April 29, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project Completion is Scheduled for July
CDOT to Resume Replacement of Crib Walls Below US 550 on Red Mountain Pass
April 7, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY & SAN JUAN COUNTIES – After a winter suspension of work, the Colorado Department of Transportation will resume a project on April 13, 2016, that is repairing five crib walls (retaining walls) on the hillside below US 550 on Red Mountain Pass.
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