News

05-2016

CDOT Encourages All Coloradans to Take the Li'l Mac Pledge
Heightened seat belt enforcement period begins today.
Crews to pave Straight Creek Bridge May 24-25 on westbound I-70
Commercial truck traffic to be diverted over Loveland Pass for crew safety in work zone
CO 82 Independence Pass set to open Thursday May 26
Join CDOT for fun, project updates and more this Saturday
Open Roads event gives kids and adults the chance to explore CDOT snowplows, learn about projects and win a tour of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels.
HPTE hosts North I-25 Express Lanes Telephone Town Hall Tonight
May 2, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Discussion will focus on the North I-25 Express Lanes Proposed Toll Rates
I-76 resurfacing project to begin Monday
May 3, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Work from Brush to Merino will involve single-lane closures
Motocyclist Fatalities at All Time High
May 4, 2016 - Traffic Safety - During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month CDOT Launches Campaign to Promote Training
Free Ride on US 36 Express Lanes for CU Boulder's Graduation on Saturday, May 7
May 4, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Plenary Roads Denver waives tolls to thank commuters and communities along corridor as US 36 project completion draws near - Go Buffs!
First Winter Season Proves I-70 Mountain Express Lane Benefits All Lanes
May 5, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Express Lane Reduces Congestion, Improves Travel Times and Makes Travel Safer
CDOT Resumes Construction of First Wildlife Underpass on US 160 Between Durango and Bayfield
May 4, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is continuing a project started last fall to construct a wildlife underpass on US 160 between Bayfield and Durango (located at Dry Creek, about five miles east of the junction of US 160 and SH 172, between MM 97 and MM 98.)
Interchange Reconstruction Underway at I-25/Arapahoe next Week
May 5, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins reconstructing the Interstate 25 and Arapahoe Road Interchange on Monday, May 9.
Construction to Restart on SH47 at the Bonforte Blvd. Bridge May 3
May 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Traffic in head to head configuration
Construction to Restart on SH120 East of Florence
May 6, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – Construction restarted on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) bridge replacement project on State Highway (SH) 120 east of Florence, near the intersection of SH 115.
Congressman, CDOT Mark successful Completion of Tunnel fire Supression System
May 6, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Safety Significantly Upgraded for Drivers, State Infrastructure
Emergency Repairs Needed on Bridge
May 6, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - One lane traffic on US 24 Arkansas Bridge near Johnson Village
TRAVEL ADVISORY DATE CORRECTION: Weather permitting, helicopter operations begin tomorrow in Glenwood Canyon
GARFIELD COUNTY– The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reminds motorists that Glenwood Canyon intermittent closures begin tomorrow, Tuesday, May 10th to Thursday, May 12th from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM.
Red Mt. Pass Crib Wall Reconstruction to Involve Blasting
May 9, 2016 - Southwestern Colroado/CDOT Region 5 - Travelers can expect up to 30 minute delays
New I-25 Southbound Off-Ramp to Open May 14 and New I-25 Southbound On-Ramp to Open May 15
May 9, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Saturday, May 14: a new Interstate-25 southbound exit ramp to Cimarron Street/US 24 opens and the existing loop off-ramp permanently closes.
US 24 Bridge Temporarily Repaired at Johnson Village
May 10, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Pre-scheduled permanent repairs expected later this summer
CDOT Hosts Public Meeting for US 50 Improvement Project
May 5, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pueblo, CO – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in consultation with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are undertaking the US 50 West Wills Blvd to McCulloch Blvd Environmental Assessment (EA) to provide additional safety and capacity improvements to US 50 in Pueblo and Pueblo West Metropolitan District (PWMD).
Weekend Lane Closures on Alameda Avenue
Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - On Friday, May 13, at 9:00 p.m. the Colorado Department of Transportation will close one eastbound and one westbound lane on Alameda Avenue from S. Cherokee Street to I-25 for median work.
Railcar Transfer to Impact Highway Travel in San Luis Valley
May 12, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SAN LUIS VALLEY, CO - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced that travelers on US 160 and US 285 in the San Luis Valley may experience traffic delays this weekend.
I-70 traffic shift Monday and Tuesday for Vail Underpass Project
May 12, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Westbound bridge complete, Eastbound bridge construction commences
I-25 Climbing Lane work to begin next week
May 12, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Lane will improve travel time; resurfacing also planned
CDOT Holds Meeting for Contractors
May 13, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Potential work available on Buena Vista Enhancement Improvement Project
Work to Begin on US 24 and US 285 in Park County
May 13, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Rehabilitation of US 24 and US 285 to take place over summer, fall
Traffic Safety Champions Recognized at CDOT’s Annual Law Enforcement Awards Event
May 13, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Grand Junction – On May 11 the Colorado Department of Transportation recognized 19 individual law enforcement officers and 8 agencies across the region as Traffic Safety Champions.
Guardrail Replacement on I-70 between Georgetown and Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel to Resume Monday
May 5, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Motorists can expect single lane closures
Lane Closures Planned for Fillmore Street & I-25
May 13, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures planned May 16-19 for bridge painting
CDOT Opening its Doors around the State this Weekend
May 16, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER — Have you ever wondered what the view is like from the inside of a snowplow? Or a State Patrol vehicle? Or what exactly takes place inside the control room and other areas of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels (EJMT) and Hanging Lake Tunnels?
“Dangerous Combinations” — CDOT’s New Drugged Driving Campaign
May 17, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) new drugged driving awareness campaign — “Dangerous Combinations” — sends a simple and honest message: driving high is dangerous and illegal.
CDOT Invites the Public to Look Inside Heavy Equipment
May 17, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Kids Can Paint the Plow
Bridge Repairs to close SH 231/36th Lane
May 18, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SH 231/36th Lane will be closed between Santa Fe Drive and Highway 50 East June 1 – October 31, 2016
CDOT to pave CO 82 and the roundabout at Maroon Creek and Castle Creek next Tuesday
May 18, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Up to 60 minute delays expected when paving the roundabout
CDOT Partnership Project Completed
May 19, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Traffic Light Activated for Ignacio Intersection
C-470 Resurfacing Project to Begin Sunday Night
May 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work provides smoother driving surface and increased wildlife safety
CDOT opening its doors in Grand Junction on Saturday
May 19, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Grand Junction Cabela’s graciously hosting as part of their Hometown Heroes event
Full closure of CO 13 near Craig and new traffic alignment
May 19, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of Colorado Highway (CO) 13 will take place Tuesday, May 24, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for continued repairs on the Yampa River bridge (just south of Craig).
Colorado byways enrich road trips
I-25 south of Pueblo now open
Southbound I-25 closed at exit 92
Southbound I-25 closed at Stem Beach to remove turned over tanker truck
Independence Pass open for the season
US 550 Closed North of Durango on May 28 for Bike Race
Morning rolling closures scheduled in town
Summer Traffic Season Underway Tomorrow
May 26, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the Memorial Day weekend due to the number of events and social activities taking place throughout the state to kick off the summer season.
Southbound I-25 Near Colorado City Now Open
May 26, 2017 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2
Pavement Work Scheduled for US 160 Wolf Creek Pass - East
May 26, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Travelers can expect up to 15 minute delays
CDOT to begin Chip Seal Project near Purgatory Resort
May 26, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a chip seal project on US 550 between Purgatory Resort and the San Juan County line (MM 48-50) next week, Tuesday, May 31.
Overnight Closure Southbound I-25 On-Ramp at US 24
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – On Thursday, May 26 from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m., the new southbound I‐25 on‐ramp at US 24 will be closed. The ramp closure is required to tie-in pavement at US 24 on-ramp.
Partial opening of Mount Evans Highway Friday; full opening could be Monday
May 24, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will open the Mount Evans Highway to Summit Lake on Friday, May 27.
Hanging Lake rest area closed Wednesday and Thursday this week
May 24, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT supports the Forest Service efforts to perform trail maintenance
Repair on Four Culverts Underway in the La Junta and Granada Area
May 24, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LA JUNTA, COLO – Work began this week to rehabilitate the following four culverts in the La Junta and Granada area
CDOT’s “Slow-Speed Chase” Returns Tomorrow at Civic Center 420 Rally
May 20, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Mock Chase Warns Against Marijuana Use and Driving
CDOT’s “Slow-Speed Chase” Returns Today at Civic Center 420 Rally
Mock Chase Warns Against Marijuana Use and Driving
Southbound I-25 Off-Ramp Closed Tonight for I-25/Cimarron Project
Partial Opening of Mount Evans Highway Friday
May 26, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Full Opening could be Monday
Open house planned for Sterling S-Curve Project on June 22
May 26, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Meeting will include presentation on plans; looking for public feedback
Memorial Day DUI Enforcement Begins Friday
May 26, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 61 Percent of Memorial Day Fatalities Alcohol Related
CDOT to begin Chip Seal Project near Purgatory Resort
May 26, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a chip seal project on US 550 between Purgatory Resort and the San Juan County line (MM 48-50) next week, Tuesday, May 31.
Mount Evans Highway Closed Through Memorial Day
May 31, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Full Opening could be Tuesday at Earliest
Correction: Mount Evans Highway Open to the Summit
May 31, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – After over a month of clearing the roadway, the Colorado Department of Transportation anticipates opening Mount Evans Highway (SH 5) to the summit of Mount Evans (14,264 feet) tomorrow, June 1.
Oversized Load Restriction Set for Wolf Creek Pass
May 31, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MINERAL COUNTY, WOLF CREEK PASS - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced an oversized load restriction for US 160 Wolf Creek Pass later this week, Thursday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
State Highway 23 closed June 3 - 5
Colorado Department of Transportation work will have major traffic impacts.
Work resumes on I-25 Bridge near Larkspur
May 31, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Construction scheduled for completion this weekend
Overnight Closures: Southbound I-25 On-Ramp at US 24
May 31, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Friday, June 3; NB I-25 Saturday, June 4
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