News

06-2016

Memorial Day DUI Enforcement Cites 372 Drivers
June 7, 2016 - Traffic Safety - The Heat Is On DUI Enforcement Continues Throughout Summer
Telephone Town Hall in Northwest Colorado Tomorrow
CDOT Region 5 Announces 2016 Construction Program
Estimated $115 million investment in highway improvements
Work to Begin on SH 13 North of Craig Next Week
Southeastern Colorado Telephone Town Hall Tonight
Colorado’s Road Health Summit to Focus on Safety
Glenwood Canyon bike path safety closure in place due to high water
I-25 Cimarron Project Prepares Public for Summer Impacts
CDOT Launches Campaign To Address Seat Belt Crisis in Colorado
Beware of the Beltless campaign shows that not buckling up puts others at risk.
CDOT to Announce New Beware of the Beltless Campaign
Campaign emphasizes that not buckling up puts others at risk.
College Avenue night paving starts Sunday between Horsetooth Road and Harmony Road
June 3, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT COLLINS – Starting Sunday night, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Martin Marietta will begin resurfacing College Avenue between Harmony Road and Horsetooth Road.
CDOT to Perform Patch Work and Chip Seal near Silverton
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and CDOT Sign Agreement
June 2, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Document Focuses on Improving Collaboration and Coordination
Distracted Driving Enforcement Begins Today
June 2, 2016 - Traffic Safety - DENVER — Preliminary data indicates that in 2015, cell phones were a contributing factor in 17 fatal Colorado car crashes.
Lots of Bicycles on State & Local Roads this Weekend
June 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DOUGLAS/ELBERT/EL PASO COUNTIES – One of the region’s largest annual cycling events is taking place on Sunday, June 5, and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is advising drivers to be prepared to “Share the Road” with approximately 6,000 bicyclists.
Traffic delays planned for I-70 mountain corridor next week
June 2, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Rock scaling in Empire Junction on CR 308 requires periodic traffic stops on I-70
Overnight Closures: On-Ramp from WB Arapahoe Road to SB I-25 Tonight, Thursday and Friday
June 1, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) will close the on-ramp from westbound Arapahoe Road to southbound Interstate 25 tonight, tomorrow, Thursday, June 2, and Friday, June 3 from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
A Continuing Conversation with CDOT
June 1, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Telephone Town Halls Providing Forum for Coloradans
Mesa Verde Overpass Bridge being painted
Access to Mesa Verde National Park maintained
Together We Go: All Welcome on CDOT's Telephone Town Halls
Telephone Town Hall for Eastern/Northeastern Colorado Tomorrow
June 8, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - STERLING – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall tomorrow night for people in the eastern and northeastern part of the state, providing them with an opportunity to ask questions and provide input about a variety of transportation issues.
CDOT to Install Solar Lighting on US 160 – Towaoc Junction
June 8, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install new lighting on US 160 at three highway access roads to Towaoc and the Ute Mountain Ute (UMU) Reservation, approximately ten miles south of Cortez.
Closure on Southbound I-25 On-Ramp at US 24 Thursday, June 9, 2 – 5 a.m.
June 8, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – On Thursday morning, June 9 from 2 – 5 a.m., the new southbound I‐25 on‐ramp at US 24 will be closed. The ramp closure is required to haul oversized material.
Rockfall at Bondad Hill - US 550 South of Durango
June 9, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - YESTERDAY, (Wed June 9): At approximately 5:30 p.m. yesterday, CDOT crews received call about rocks on the road on US 550 about 5 miles south of Durango. CDOT crews determined a rock slide had taken place at MM 6 known as Bondad Hill.
Press Conference to Announce US 36 Express Lanes Substantially Complete to Boulder - June 13
June 9, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 & Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) will officially announce the substantial completion of CDOT’s first public-private partnership (P3) project, the US 36 Express Lanes Project, with a press conference on Monday, June 13.
Lanes Closed Overnight for Powers Road Improvement
June 9, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – On Sunday evening, June 12, beginning at 8:00 pm, both left lanes of north- and southbound Powers Boulevard between Airport Road and Aeroplaza will be closed overnight in order to complete median improvements.
US 550 Bondad Hill Open After Rockslide
Captain Jeff Kuss Memorial Events in Durango on Saturday, June 11
Northbound I-25 On-/Off-Ramps Closed at Arapahoe Next Week
Lanes Closed Overnight for Powers Road Improvement
Closures start at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 14.
Local Communities Celebrate Substantial Completion of the US 36 Express Lanes Project
CDOT’s first public-private partnership project delivers mobility options from Denver to Boulder.
US 34 Canyon Closed to Public Traffic Late October - June 2017
Permitted residents, emergency services and business will still have access
Night Closures planned for the weekend of June 17-20 for paving, signage and striping work
June 13, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Beginning Friday, June 17, at 8 p.m., and lasting through Monday, June 20, at 5 a.m., a full closure of Fillmore Street from Chestnut Street to Mark Dabling Boulevard will be in place. Additionally, all I-25 on-and off-ramps at Fillmore Street will be closed during this time.
WORK POSTPONED: Northbound I-25 Ramp Closures at Arapahoe Pushed Back One Night
June 13, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the northbound Interstate 25 on and off-ramps at Arapahoe Road on Tuesday, June 14, Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16. Both ramps will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. The closures originally were scheduled for tonight,tomorrow and Wednesday but are being delayed due to a high probability for rain overnight.
Highway 86 Closed this Weekend
June 13, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – State Highway 86 will be closed this weekend to allow a water line to be installed under the roadway.
Telephone Town Hall for Metro Denver This Week
Giant Air Bag Downtown is Latest Tactic in Seat Belt Campaign
June 14, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Shows How Unbuckled Passengers Pose Risk to Other Occupants
Arapahoe Road Closed Under I-25 this Weekend
June 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road under Interstate 25 this weekend for the demolition of the northbound I-25 bridge.
Left Turn Lane Closing on Alameda for a Couple of Months
June 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The left turn lane from westbound Alameda Avenue to southbound Santa Fe Drive will be closed on Sunday, June 19, at 9 p.m., for water pipe installation. It will remain closed through August.
Westbound I-70 bridge work on Straight Creek scheduled for Thursday and into next week
June 14, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Commercial truck traffic to be diverted over Loveland Pass for crew safety in work zone
Asphalt paving on Horizon Drive scheduled Friday and Saturday
June 15, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Minimal traffic impacts anticipated
Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA) and Colorado Division of Aeronautics Celebrate Governor’s Proclamation of June as General Aviation Appreciation Month
June 15, 2016 - Statewide - The Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA) and the Colorado Division of Aeronautics are pleased to announce the release of Governor John Hickenlooper’s Proclamation declaring June 2016 to be General Aviation Appreciation Month.
Asphalt paving on Horizon Drive scheduled Friday and Saturday
June 15, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Minimal traffic impacts anticipated
Full Closure of Fillmore Street & I-25 Ramps RESCHEDULED
June 16, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The full closure of Fillmore Street and I-25 Ramps, originally scheduled for this weekend, has been moved to Friday, June 24, at 8 p.m., throughMonday, June 27, at 5 a.m.
Tolls will begin next month on North I-25 Express Lanes, US 36 to 120th Avenue
June 16, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Toll collection starts July 12; CDOT reminds drivers to get a pass
May Mobilization Seat Belt Enforcement Cites 5,983 Drivers
June 16, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 295 Citations for Unrestrained Children Under Age 15
Federal Blvd. Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction for Approximately Five Months
June 16, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic shifts to the west on Federal Blvd. between 67th and 70th Avenues
Southbound I-25 Lane-Split Configuration on Sunday, June 19
Mesa Avenue Bridge Over I-25 To Close For Two-Month Rehabilitation
June 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. will close the Mesa Avenue Bridge over Interstate-25 beginning June 27 for bridge rehabilitation.
US 287 Concrete Roadway Preventative Maintenance
Glenwood Canyon bike path completely open today
June 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE/GARFIELD COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews were able to perform maintenance and sweeping operations on the section of the Glenwood Canyon bike bath from Shoshone to Hanging Lake that has been closed for several weeks due to runoff.
Telephone Town Hall for West Central Colorado This Week
June 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall for the residents of Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Lake, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin and Summit counties on Thursday, June 23, providing a forum to ask questions about a variety of transportation issues.
US 34 closed at night on Wednesday for culvert work
June 20, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Traffic detoured from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Thursday
Cycling Time in Colorado
June 21, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Bike to Work Day Tomorrow
Periodic Ramp/Lane Closures at I-25/Santa Fe
June 23, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Beginning tonight and continuing through Thursday, June 30, periodic lane and ramp closures will be in place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving operations on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Interstate 25/Santa Fe Drive Interchange Reconstruction Project.
Westbound I-70 Traffic Shift at Havana Street Precedes Final Phase of Bridge Demolition
Demolition work will be done over the course of several weeks.
SH 392 Crews Return to Lucerne Monday Before Final Paving
CDOT Announces Job Training and Local Hiring Goals for Central 70 Project
FHWA awards Department $400,000 to support workforce development for project to reconstruct I‐70 in central Denver.
CDOT to Host Meeting About Sinton Road Access to Fillmore
Telephone Town Hall for Pikes Peak, South Park, Fremont County Next Week
Construction of Pedestrian Bridge to Cause Tuesday Closure of I-70 On-Ramp Near Genesee Park
Bridge will connect new trail for cyclists traveling alongside I-70.
Telephone Town Hall for Northern Front Range Tomorrow
June 27, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall for the residents of Larimer, Morgan and Weld counties on Tuesday, June 28, providing a forum to ask questions about a variety of transportation issues.
Daytime Lane Closures on I-25 under Mesa Ave. Bridge
June 27, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 -
Repairs to Upper CO 7 (Estes Park to Raymond) to begin on July 5
June 17, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Weekday delays of 10-20 minutes expected through October 2017; except in winter – no weekend work planned
I-70 Bridge Rehab at Tennyson Street and Sheridan Boulevard Bridges to Begin
Work on the bridges to begin on July 6
CDOT and Local Officials to Celebrate North I-25 Express Lanes Extension Groundbreaking
Full Paving Operation Begins July 5 on CO 13 Near Craig
Work to begin on CO 14 in Jackson & Larimer Counties next week
June 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - JACKSON & LARIMER COUNTIES — On Tuesday, July 5, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on two sections of Colorado Highway (CO) 14. The project includes chip sealing, striping and delineators.
Vail Underpass project focus turns toward frontage roads July 5
June 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - I-70 TRAVEL RESTORED, FRONTAGE ROAD TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS GO INTO EFFECT TUESDAY
Guardrail repair work scheduled next week at West Vail Exit 173
June 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY/VAIL —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be performing safety critical guardrail repair work on Wednesday, July 6 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Exit 173 (West Vail).
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