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07-2016

News releases from July 2016
Public Hearings Scheduled for US 50 Corridor East Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Study
July 5, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting public hearings in the counties of: Pueblo, Otero, Bent, and Prowers to provide the public opportunities to comment on the US 50 Corridor East Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS).
Fourth of July DUI Enforcement Begins Today
July 1, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 288 Drivers Arrested Last Year
I-25/Cimarron Interchange Project Milestone, Overnight Lane Closures Set
Overnight lane closures and restrictions week of July 3, 2016
Tolls begin next week on North I-25 Express Lanes, US 36 to 120th
July 5, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Toll collection starts July 12; CDOT reminds drivers to get a pass
CDOT Wins Two National Awards for Outstanding Transportation Projects
July 6, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Awards highlight transportation projects that improve travel and quality of life
Closures, Detours Announced for Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Work
I-70 night detour July 11-13, Grand Avenue Bridge closure and upcoming Colorado River delays
8th Street Connection Work to Begin Soon
CDOT project necessary for Grand Avenue Bridge Detour in 2017
Telephone Town Hall for Southwest Colorado/San Luis Valley Next Week
July 7, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DURANGO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall for the residents of Alamosa, Archuleta, Conejos, Costilla, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mineral, Montezuma, Rio Grande, San Juan, San Miguel and Saguache counties on Wednesday, July 13, providing a forum to ask questions about a variety of transportation issues.
Overnight closures upcoming at Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels
July 7, 2016 - Statewide - Fire suppression systems testing planned for mid-July
Watch for Bicyclists This Weekend – Bergen Park to Avon
July 7, 2016 - Metro Denver/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Loveland Pass Closed to most Vehicles
Construction Begins on North I-25 Express Lanes Extension to NW Pkwy/E-470
July 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project starting summer 2016 through winter 2018
Rockfall Mitigation Project Begins on CO 64 Near Rangely July 12
Four-hour closure set for Thursday, July 14 for blasting
Tolls Begin July 12 on North I-25 Express Lanes from US 36 to 120th
Toll prices range from $1 to $3 for ExpressToll pass holders.
Public Meeting on July 20 to Discuss Summer Work on US 34 Canyon
Impact to traffic could be 20- to 30-minute delays during the week as work begins in August.
CDOT Begins Chip Seal on CO 150
Work will improve road to Great Sand Dunes National Park
CDOT Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Bustang®
Inter-regional express bus service exceeds expectations in inaugural year of service
Additional Southbound I-25 Off-Ramp Left Turn Lane to Arapahoe Road Open
Early benefit part of the I-25 Arapahoe Interchange project
Overnight Closures July 13-15: Cimarron Street/US 24 & Southbound I-25 Ramps
CO 9 Wildlife Overpass Structure Placement Begins July 13
Longer delays should be expected.
July 4 DUI Enforcement Cites 312 Drivers
Advisory: Limited Glenwood Canyon Recreational Use July 18-22
CDOT and the White River National Forest announce coordinated efforts with river put-in launch delays next week.
CDOT Begins Culvert Replacement Project on CO 348 Next Week
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Closure Set for July 27-28 for Rockfall Mitigation Helicopter Operations
Glenwood Canyon closure in both directions
Upcoming I-25 Lane Closures for Bridge Inspections
Closures will take place every Saturday and Sunday, July 16 to August 7.
Northbound I-25 On-Ramp from Westbound Arapahoe Road to Close Tonight
Work Scheduled at Two Intersections in Salida
CDOT CO 17 Chip Seal Project Starts July 19
Smart Signs Help Improve Safety on US 36
Public testing begins next week.
Telephone Town Hall for North Metro Denver Next Week
US 36 Express Lanes Project Receives National Recognition for Innovative Public-Private Partnership
CDOT’s first P3 receives award from American Road & Transportation Builders Association.
Upcoming Lane Closures for Milling and Paving Work on Morrison Road and Wadsworth Boulevard
Rural Seat Belt Enforcement Begins Today
July 18, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Click It or Ticket Runs July 18-24
Full closure of 6th Avenue between Del Mar Circle and Potomac Street scheduled for July 19 through July 20
July 19, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic will be rerouted to Colfax Avenue
Night work scheduled for Thursday on CO 9 Iron Springs project
Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY – On Thursday July 21st, night work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to accommodate construction phasing for the Iron Springs Road project on CO 9 in Summit County between Frisco and Breckenridge. The work will impact the north and southbound lanes at the south end of the project by Summit High School.
CO 64 near Rangely closed tonight and through tomorrow for safety critical rockfall mitigation
July 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - RIO BLANCO COUNTY —Crews working on a rock scaling project on Colorado Highway (CO) 64 at mile point 26 have closed the highway to traffic due to concerns about the stability of a large slab of rock. The closure is currently in place and is planned to remain throughout the day tomorrow.
CDOT Recruiting Coloradans to Explore Drinking Habits and Breathalyzer Use
July 20, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Recruited Participants Will Receive Free Smartphone Breathalyzer
Union Pacific Railroad work on CO 131 requires full-day closure at Bond
July 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY —Crews from the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) will be replacing rail through the crossing on CO 131 at mile point 16.25 through Bond on Monday, July 25.
Peterson Air Force Base West Gate Closure Set for July 29 - August 1
CDOT Crews Clear Mud from CO 145
July 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work to Continue for Two Weeks
Powers Boulevard lane closure for concrete patching
July 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - COLORADO SPRINGS –The Southbound left lane of Powers Boulevard is temporarily closed.
Pavement Program extends Lifespan of State Highways
July 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Maintenance Pavement Program is underway to help extend the lifespan of the state road system throughout metro Denver and surrounding area.
US 24 and US 285 CORRIDOR UPDATE: Road work continues in Park and Chaffee Counties
July 21, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2, Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues summer work on two construction projects of US Highway 24 and US Highway 285 in southwest Park County and northeast Chaffee County.
UPDATE – CLOSURE RESCHEDULED: Full closure of 6th Avenue between Del Mar Circle and Potomac Street rescheduled for July 21 through July 22
July 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic will be rerouted to Colfax Avenue
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Powers Boulevard lane closure remains for afternoon rush hour
July 21, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS –The Southbound left lane of Powers Boulevard remains closed and will not be open for the afternoon rush hour.
Colorado Motorcyclist Fatalities Surge this Summer
CDOT responds with safety campaign
Two Rock Fall Mitigation Projects Set for Southwest Colorado
US 24 Cross Creek Culvert Improvement Project Near Minturn Begins Today
Various Overnight Lane Closures and Restrictions
July 25, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Week of July 25, 2016
Ramp Work begins at I-70/I-225 Interchange
July 25, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - AURORA – Bridge repairs are underway on the ramp from westbound Interstate 70 to southbound I-225.
U.S. 6 Traffic Realigned in Golden
July 26, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GOLDEN — Traffic on eastbound and westbound U.S. 6 now is using the new two-lane off- and on-ramps at 19th Street to travel through the area as work begins to build a new overpass at the current intersection.
US 24 Buena Vista Enhancement Project to Start
July 26, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Partnership Project with CDOT and Town will Improve Highway Corridor and Business District
TONIGHT: Overnight Southbound I-25 Ramp Closures at US 24/Cimarron Street
July 26, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - NEW INFORMATION – I-25 Southbound On-Ramp Closure
Public Review Period for US 50 Corridor East Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement Extended
July 26, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pueblo, CO - Federal Highway Administration recently extended the Public Review Period for Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) US 50 Corridor East Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from July 29th to August 12th.
CDOT Addresses “Killer Habit” in New Campaign
July 27, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 68 Colorado Traffic Fatalities in 2015 Involved Distracted Drivers
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Opens
July 27, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Helicopter operations on Thursday, July 28 terminate due to challenging technical issues encountered today
Paving to begin on Highway 50 near Coaldale
July 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Drivers on Highway 50, west of Canon City and Cotopaxi, near Coaldale, will experience minor travel delays on Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd.
Upcoming Overnight Closures of I-25 On- and Off-Ramps at Ilex/98A Exit
July 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. will begin nightly closures of the US 50 Business East to La Junta Exit-98A on Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11.
Paving to Begin on US 24, Trout Creek Pass
Progress continues for passing/climbing lane project.
Overnight Closures on Arapahoe Road Next Week
Good News: I-70 Night Detour and GAB Closure Canceled Tonight
Contractor completed work one night early
Peterson Air Force Base West Gate Closure Canceled
Overnight Closures on Arapahoe Road Postponed
CDOT and Denver Yellow Cab Push Buckling Up in Rear Seat
Agencies partner for "Beware of the Beltless" campaign
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