News

08-2016

Smart Signs Implemented to Improve Safety on U.S. 36
August 1, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - ADAMS/BROOMFIELD/BOULDER COUNTIES—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is putting its U.S. 36 Smart Signs system into full-time service, helping drivers to anticipate and prepare for congestion and lane closures caused by accidents, disabled vehicles and other obstacles.
Various Overnight Lane Closures and Restrictions
August 1, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Week of August 1, 2016
PAVING POSTPONED:
August 1, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Paving on US 24 Trout Creek Pass Pushed to August 8
1,144 Cited in Rural Seat Belt Enforcement
August 2, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 45 children improperly restrained
Culvert Replacement to Begin Monday in Ouray
August 2, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - US 550 construction will improve Skyrocket Creek water channel
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Helicopter Operations, Closure Resume Aug. 10-11
Giant Marijuana Joint is Latest Tactic in CDOT's Drugged Driving Campaign
Initiative shows the dangers of driving high
Various Overnight Lane Closures, Restrictions on US 24 and I-25
Eastbound US 24/Cimarron Street full closure continues through 5 a.m. Aug. 5
Railroad Work at North Shields and US 287 to Cause Delays Next Week
Detours around intersection in place from 5 a.m. Aug. 9 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10
CDOT JOINS NHTSA TO PREVENT CRASHES DURING MOTORCYCLE RALLY SEASON
August 4, 2016 - Traffic Safety - “Safe 2 Sturgis” Campaign Aims to Keep Motorcyclists Safe to and from Summer Motorcycle Rallies
TRAVEL ALERT: Fremont Drive at Dozier Avenue
August 4, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Progress Continues for Roundabout Construction
CDOT Launches Spanish-Language DUI Campaign
August 5, 2016 - Traffic Safety - “La última y nos vamos” Message Highlights the Importance of Not Drinking and Driving
Five-day closure of B ½ Road over US 50 near Orchard Mesa planned next week
August 5, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY/GRAND JUNCTION - Starting Monday, August 8, at 5 a.m. through Friday August 13, at 7 p.m., a closure of the B ½ Road Bridge over US Highway 50 (US 50) in Grand Junction, will be in place.
Work to begin on I-70 culvert project next week
August 5, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Runaway truck ramp closed during construction
I-25/Cimarron Interchange
August 5, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Traffic Impacts Week of Aug. 7
Postponed - I25/ Ilex Pueblo Overnight Closures postponed to August 15-18
August 5, 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 15 through Thursday, August 18.
NEW START DATE: US 24 Buena Vista Enhancement Project to Start Monday, Aug 22
August 5, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Town of Buena Vista advises the public that the anticipated start of the US 24 Enhancement Project has been postponed to Monday, August 22, 2016.
CDOT and local officials to celebrate C-470 Express Lanes groundbreaking
August 8, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1
Work to Begin on Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs
August 8, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Asphalt work will ensure a safe Interstate for all commuters
TRAVEL ADVISORY UPDATE: I-70 Glenwood Canyon closure on track for tomorrow
August 9, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Glenwood Canyon FULL CLOSURE 8/10, 8/11
US 24 Planning and Environmental Linkage Study Underway
August 9, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Public invited to meet project team, learn about study and provide input.
CDOT, officials and community members celebrate C-470 Express Lanes ceremonial groundbreaking
August 10, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – Following years of extensive planning and collaboration, federal, state and local officials and members of the community joined the Colorado Department of Transportation today to celebrate the groundbreaking of the C-470 Express Lanes project, which will increase mobility and user choice on a 12.5 mile stretch of C-470 primarily between I-25 and Wadsworth Boulevard.
US 160 Interchange to Undergo Maintenance
August 10, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Upkeep to Ready Bridge for Wilson Gulch Traffic
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Opens
August 10, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Helicopter operations complete, Glenwood Canyon closure canceled for 8/11
Two-Day Closure of Indiana Avenue Under I-25 Planned
Intermittent overnight ramp closures on I-25 at 120th Avenue
Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - THORNTON – Starting on Monday, August 15 until Thursday, August 18, intermittent ramp closures will take place at 120th Avenue and I-25 to accommodate the placement of temporary barrier.
I-70 over Havana Street Bridge Replacement Project
August 12, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic advisory schedule for week of August 14
I-25 Cimarron Interchange: Traffic Impacts
August 16, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Traffic Impacts Week of Aug.15
CDOT and Partners Announce Increased Teen Seat Belt Safety Outreach for “Back to School”
August 16, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Goal: Eliminate Number One Cause of Death for Teens
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Rock blasting scheduled tomorrow on US 50 Blue Creek
August 16, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - One traffic stop scheduled-motorists will experience delays
TRAFFIC ALERT: Culvert to be replaced on US 160
August 16, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Improvement Project takes place just west of Pagosa Springs
Partial Closure of US160 at Denver Avenue in Alamosa Planned
August 16, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Alternate Route Suggested for Westbound Traffic, Wide Loads Restricted
Conejos River Bridge on CO 17 to undergo Improvements
August 17, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CONEJOS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces that crews will be working to improve the Conejos River bridge on Colorado Highway (CO) 17.
New adaptive signals in Greeley save almost $6 million annually; coming soon to Longmont
August 17, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Time and fuel savings good; 2.3 million less pounds of pollutants annually is great
Manitou Springs – US 24 Ute Pass Reconstruction Projects Update
August 17, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Rainbow Falls Bridge Rehabilitation
I-70 over Havana Street Bridge Replacement Project
August 19, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Traffic advisory schedule for week of August 21
REVISED Traffic Impacts for Aug. 19 and 20
August 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Full Overnight Closure of US 24/Cimarron Street and Northbound I-25 Ramps
Labor Day DUI Enforcement Begins Today
August 19, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law agencies are joining forces under The Heat Is On campaign to crack down on impaired drivers for the annual Labor Day DUI crackdown.
US 160 and Denver Avenue Work in Alamosa Postponed
Paving Operations on Frisco exits 201 and 203 Scheduled This Week
TRAFFIC UPDATE: CO Hwy 145 Open – Crews Still Working in the Area
August 23, 2016 - SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) advises motorists to remain alert while driving along Colorado Highway (CO) 145 just west of Telluride.
US 24 Buena Vista Enhancement Project
August 24, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - TENTATIVE START DATE: Wed, Sept 7
Railroad work will close crossing on CO392 Wednesday to Thursday
August 22, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Detour goes north on Trilby; Road scheduled to be open at 6 p.m. Thursday
CDOT Punks Unsuspecting Public in latest DUI Awareness Campaign
August 23, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — On average, 77 people are arrested for DUI in Colorado every day.
I-25 Ramp Closures at Briargate and Interquest Parkways
August 24, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Daytime Closures on August 29 and 30th for milling and paving
Full Ramp Closures over Weekend to Occur on Interstate 25 for Overlay Project
August 25, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Closures will last between August 26 and August 29
Culvert Rehabilitation Scheulded in Southwest and South Central Colorado
August 25, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SW and S CENTRAL COLO: The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a culvert rehabilitation project at three locations in southwestern Colorado as part of its statewide effort to rehabilitate culverts in need of repair.
Repairs Set for US 24 Bridge at Johnson Village
August 25, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a rehabilitation project on the US Highway 24 bridge over the Arkansas River at Johnson Village on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
South Academy Boulevard on-ramp improvements underway on northbound I-25
August 26, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation and prime contractor, Tricon 2, are constructing an acceleration lane for the South Academy Boulevard on-ramp to northbound Interstate 25.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Gazex maintenance on Loveland and Berthoud Passes Tuesday and Wednesday
August 29, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1/Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO — Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system on Tuesday, August 30, and Wednesday, August 31.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: CDOT paving operations on I-70 tomorrow and Wednesday
August 29, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be paving on eastbound I-70 from about mile point 212-213.
Mesa Avenue Bridge Over I-25 to Open for Fiesta Day Parade, Labor Day
August 29, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. are opening the Mesa Avenue Bridge over Interstate-25 from 6 a.m. September 3 to 5.
CDOT gives notice-to-proceed to build Eighth Street connection
August 31, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Construction begins after Labor Day
Work to begin on eastbound I-70 near Frisco
August 31, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Road surface replacement will result in smoother ride
Solar Lighting on US 160 at Towaoc Junction Benefits Travelers
August 31, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY – Travelers making their way along US Highway 160 (US 160) south of Cortez will find they are guided by a section of illuminated roadway near the Ute Mountain Ute (UMU) Reservation.
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