News

09-2016

CO 340 resurfacing project begins next week
September 1, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project limits begin in the Redlands and move west to the Colorado National Monument
Labor Day DUI Enforcement Under Way
August 2, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT’s “Social Experiment” Video logs nearly 150,000 Views Nationally
Intermittent overnight ramp closures on I-25 from 136th Avenue to 144th Avenue
September 2, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - THORNTON – Starting on Wednesday, September 7 until Wednesday, September 21, intermittent ramp closures will take place along I-25 at 136thAvenue and 144th Avenue to accommodate the placement of temporary barrier.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Paving operations near Vail scheduled next week
September 2, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will be paving on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Wednesday, Sept.7.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Upcoming lane and ramp closures of Havana Street and Interstate 70
September 2, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER COUNTY – Starting on Tuesday, September 6 until Saturday, September 10, motorists can expect lane and ramp closures of Havana Street and parts of Interstate 70.
Seasonal Closure of Mount Evans Highway Top Five-Mile Segment Starts Sept. 6
Overnight full lane and ramp closures on US 85 in Brighton
September 6, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BRIGHTON — Starting on Tuesday, September 6 until Thursday, September 8, a full closure of the West Bridge Street southbound on-ramp at US 85 and a single lane closure of southbound US 85 between Colorado Highway 7 and Bromley Lane will take place to accommodate the placement of temporary barrier.
Eastbound Alameda Closure from Santa Fe Drive to Cherokee Street
September 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Effective Friday, September 9, at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, September 12 at 5:00 a.m., eastbound Alameda Avenue will be closed between Santa Fe Drive and Cherokee Street to accommodate the installation of a water pipe.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Ramp closure on westbound I-70 to southbound I-225
September 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for October 2016
CDOT Expands I-70 Bustang® Interregional Express Bus Service
September 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is increasing its bus service on the Interstate 70 mountain corridor.
The public is invited to the C-470 Express Lanes Open House to meet the contractor team
Traffic Delays Expected in Keystone/Dillion Area Saturday
September 8, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Loveland Pass Closed to Commercial Vehicles
CDOT completes Glenwood Canyon rockfall project
September 8, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Last fence installed Sept. 1, crews last day was earlier this week
Travelers to Encounter Lane Changes at US 160 Wildlife Underpass Construction Site Between Durango and Bayfield
September 8;, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - LA PLATA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces that Crossfire, LLC is nearing completion of the Dry Creek wildlife crossing on US Highway 160 (US 160), approximately three miles west of Bayfield (MP 97 – 98).
US 550 RED MOUNTAIN PASS CRIB WALL REPAIRS COMPLETE
September 8, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - OURAY & SAN JUAN COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Rock & Company are pleased to announce completion of crib wall work on US Highway 550 (US 550) Red Mountain Pass.
All I-25 Traffic to Shift to Northbound Lanes After Labor Day
Expect delays through Pueblo in the new traffic pattern
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Ramp closure on westbound Auraria Parkway to southbound I-25 and West Colfax Avenue
September 9, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for September 2016
US 160 Sleeping Ute Rest Area Closed for Paving Operations
September 9, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY: The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces that the Sleeping Ute Rest Area will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: I-70 ramp closures at Peoria Street to start week of September 11
September 9, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER COUNTY — On Sunday, September 11, through Saturday, September 17, construction activities continue on the I-70 over Havana Street Bridge Replacement Project.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Castle Creek Bridge expansion joint work continues
September 9, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work scheduled for next Wednesday
CDOT begins culvert repair project on US 50 next week
Ramp closure on westbound I-70 to southbound I-225 cancelled for this weekend
September 9, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for October 2016
The public is invited to the C-470 Express Lanes Open House to meet the contractor team
September 12, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation along with the project contractor team, Flatiron/AECOM, are hosting a public open house,September 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Highlands Ranch, 1050 Plaza Drive.
964 Drivers Arrested for DUI During Labor Day Enforcement
September 12, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Launches New “R-U-Buzzed” App to Keep Drivers Safe
Weekend Closure: Eastbound Arapahoe Road On-Ramp to Northbound I-25
New northbound I-25 traffic pattern starts Monday morning.
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More than 100,000 HOV Switchable Transponders Distributed to Express Lanes Drivers
Easy-to-use pass lets Express Lanes drivers choose carpool or toll option .
I-25/ Cimarron Interchange - Traffic Impacts
September 12, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Traffic Impacts Week of Sept. 12
Closures Along Westbound US 6 at I-70 in Golden Required for Emergency Bridge Repair
September 13, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close westbound US 6 at I-70 in Golden, routing one lane of traffic through the closure using the shoulder.
US 85 and CO 392 Lucerne work to begin Monday
September 14, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Project completion scheduled for November 2017
TRAVEL ADVISORY: US Forest Service Working on Kebler Pass
September 14, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Travelers advised to take alternate routes
Ramp closure on westbound I-70 to southbound I-225
September 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for October, 2016
CDOT NOMINATED FOR THE GRAND PRIZE AND THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD FOR TWO TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS
September 14, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Twelve projects from 10 different states are competing for two prestigious awards
Lane closures at Veterans Memorial Tunnel for annual inspections
September 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS - Motorists can expect overnight alternating lane closures at the Veterans Memorial Tunnel on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
CDOT Utilizes an Out-of-the-Box Approach to Promote Pedestrian Safety
September 15, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Fred Estrian, the classic walk signal man, comes to life in animated shorts
I-70 Eastbound over Garrison Street Project to begin construction in fall 2016
September 15, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for winter 2017
Fall Festivals DUI Enforcement Begins Tomorrow
September 15, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 1,486 Arrested During 2015 Enforcement Period
Work on I-25 will Include Lane and Ramp Closures Through September
September 15, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Work includes milling, paving, and bridge repairs
This Weekend Marks Beginning Of Child Passenger Safety Week
CDOT and State Patrol Roll Out New Tools, Hold Car Seat Check Events
Closure of CR 308/I-70 Frontage Road to Downsize and Haul Rock from Rock Slide
Child Passenger Safety Week Reminds Parents to Keep Kids Safe in Cars
September 19, 2016 - Statewide Traffic Safety - CDOT and State Patrol Roll Out New Website, Video and Collateral
Full Closure of Ramp to Occur on Interstate 25 for Overlay Project
September 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The closure will last over the weekend of September 23-26
Overnight Closure of Northbound I-25 On-Ramp Wednesday, Sept. 21
September 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Northbound I-25 on-ramp from Cimarron Street/US 24 will be closed for clearing and grubbing work.
Today CDOT’S Fred Estrian Takes to Denver’s Streets to Help Pedestrians Stay Safe
September 20, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Iconic ‘walk signal man’ uses humor to engage with the public about pedestrian safety
Upcoming Federal Boulevard Overnight Full Closures, 67th Avenue to 70th Avenue
September 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Work Will Temporarily Suspend RTD’s B Line Service for the Weekend of Sept. 23-25
Segment of Indiana Avenue to Close Half Day for Bridge Construction
September 21, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. are temporarily closing a segment of Indiana Avenue beneath Interstate-25 between Evans Avenue and I-25 northbound on- and off-ramps Tuesday, September 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
CDOT Snapchats Its Way to Teen Seat Belt Safety
September 21, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Social media campaign reminds teens of the importance of buckling up
Eastbound Alameda Closure & Northbound I-25 Ramp Closure at Santa Fe Drive
September 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado - CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Beginning Friday, Sept. 23, at 9 p.m. to Monday, Sept. 26, at 5 a.m., eastbound Alameda Avenue will be closed between Santa Fe Drive and Cherokee Street to accommodate the installation of a 24-inch water pipe across Alameda Ave.
CDOT to host two US 34 Canyon open houses for traffic details on upcoming road closure
September 21, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and Kiewit Infrastructure Co. will host two open houses focused on the upcoming full closure of US 34 that begins Monday, Oct. 17.
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Westbound I-70 paving on Straight Creek scheduled tomorrow
September 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Commercial truck traffic to be diverted over Loveland Pass for crew safety in work zone
TRAVEL ALERT: US 550 Red Mt. Pass Closed
September 21, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) advises motorists that US Highway 550 Red Mt.
CDOT Offering Broncos Fans a Safe, Convenient Alternative to Driving: Bustang® to Broncos Special Service Line to Operate for October Home Games
**TRAVEL ALERT UPDATE** Travelers to Encounter Brief Delays on US 550 Red Mt. Pass Today
September 22, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists traveling on US Highway 550, Red Mt. Pass will encounter single-lane alternating traffic today, Thurs. Sept. 22.
Manitou Avenue Road Improvements Scheduled for Three Months
September 22, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Starting September 26, a three-month Manitou Avenue Road Improvement project will take place at US 24 – Manitou Avenue, the intersection of Garden of the Gods Place and CO 24 East.
Closure of CR 308/I-70 Frontage Road extended to downsize and haul rock from earlier rock slide
September 23, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY– The closure of County Road 308 just east of the US 40/Empire exit and just west of the Town of Lawson that was scheduled to conclude on Friday, September 23 at 5:00 p.m., has been extended to Tuesday, September 27 due to an excavator malfunction.
Delays Tuesday, Sept. 27, on US 550 for Signal Work at Main Avenue and Camino del Rio
FIRST SUMMER SEASON ON I-70 MOUNTAIN EXPRESS LANE BENEFITS ALL LANES
September 27, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Express Lane Reduces Congestion, Improves Travel Times and Makes Travel Safer
CDOT Urges Public to Buckle Up Amid Rising Crash Fatalities, Presents Visual Reminder
September 27, 2016 - Traffic Safety - 147 Unbuckled Fatalities So Far in 2016
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Gazex maintenance on Berthoud Pass Tomorrow
September 27, 2016 - North Central/Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform final maintenance on the Gazex system on Berthoud Pass from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, which will require up to 30 minute traffic holds in both directions of US 40 between mile markers 247 and 250.
Intermittent overnight ramp closures on I-25 from 136th Avenue to 144th Avenue
September 27, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - THORNTON – Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 27 until Tuesday, Oct. 11, intermittent ramp closures will take place along Interstate 25 at 136th Avenue and 144th Avenue to accommodate the placement of temporary barrier.
Full Closure of Ramp to Occur on Interstate 25 for Overlay Project
September 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The closure will last over the weekend of September 30 to October 3
Mount Evans Highway to Close at Echo Lake for Season on October 3
September 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/ CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close Mount Evans Highway—Colorado Highway 5— at Echo Lake for the season to vehicular traffic on Monday, October 3.
Overnight Closure of Northbound I-25 On-Ramp
September 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Thursday, Sept. 29
High Line Canal Trail Opens to the Public after Emergency Culvert Repair
September 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - HIGHLANDS RANCH-The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and its contractor, Jalisco International, worked collaboratively to conduct an emergency culvert repair project at the High Line Canal Trail in Highlands Ranch.
“Final Link” Bike Path Opens through Genesee Park
September 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - New Route Enhances Safety for all Users
I-25 southbound closure Sunday night south of US 34 to CO 402
September 28, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Crews to install new variable message sign on interstate
Westbound I-76 reduced to one lane at US 85 starting next week
September 29, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY – Starting the week of Oct. 2, crews will work overnight to prepare westbound Interstate 76 approaching US Highway 85 for a single-lane configuration, which will be in place through late 2017.
Lane Closures to Impact Traffic Along Powers Blvd & Airport Rd
September 29, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – From October 3rd to 10th, lane closures, lane shifts and a detour are expected on Airport Road and Stewart Avenue, as the Colorado Department of Transportation continues widening and road improvements along Powers Boulevard and Airport Road.
TRAVEL ALERT: CDOT to Survey Several Intersections on US 550 in Durango
September 29, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO, CO – Motorists traveling on US Highway 550 in downtown Durango will experience delays from 8th St. to 17th St., starting Monday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 9.
Work begins Monday on four traffic signal replacements
September 30, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Greeley, Fort Collins, Longmont and Boulder sites; Project completion scheduled for January
Mayors Invited to Walk to School with Students
September 30, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Children, parents, teachers, and community leaders are set to walk or bike together on Wednesday, Oct. 5, Walk to School Day.
Lane Closures for Corrective Asphalt Work on US 50
September 30, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – On Sunday, October 2, Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor, Tony J. Beltramo & Sons, will close the left and middle lane of eastbound US 50, between Purcell Blvd and Wills Blvd.
“Border War” Traffic Safety Campaign Coming to US 287
September 30, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Colorado and Wyoming Law Enforcement Will Show Zero Tolerance.
New Striping on I-70 Mountain Express Lane to Help to Improve Operations and Safety
September 30, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Yellow Striping Will Help to Improve Driver Awareness of Express Lane
Closure Set for Intersection of Lebanon Rd. & US 491
September 30, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CORTEZ, CO – Improvements to the Lebanon Rd. intersection at US 491 will require closing Lebanon Rd. beginning next Wednesday, October 5 and continuing until approximately October 26.
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