News

10-2016

Colorado Band Featured in New Bilingual Impaired Driving PSA
October 5, 2016 - Transportation Safety - STATEWIDE — As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Colorado Department of Transportation is releasing a new public service announcement — in English and in Spanish — featuring rock en tu idioma band, iZCALLi.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY:  Helicopter operations scheduled for Gazex maintenance on US 6 Loveland Pass Thursday
October 5, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system, Thursday, Oct. 6. 
CDOT begins Narraguinnep Canal Bridge Replacement on Colorado Highway 184
October 4, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - One week road closure expected
Bustang® to Broncos Service begins Sunday
October 4, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) special Bustang® service between Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Sports Authority Field at Mile High gets underway on Sunday, Oct. 9 for the game with the Atlanta Falcons.
Smartphone Breathalyzers Lower Risk of DUI, Say 84 Percent of CDOT Program Participants
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Ramp closure on westbound Auraria Parkway to US 40, West Colfax Avenue
October 3, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The ramp leading from westbound Auraria Parkway to westbound US 40, West Colfax Avenue will be closed from 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, until 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
I-70: US 6 to Georgetown project shifting to daytime work hours
October 3, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Project completion scheduled for summer 2017
Lane Closures Impact Traffic Along Powers Blvd & Airport Rd
October 6, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – From now through October 10th, expect lane closures, lane shifts and detours on Airport Road and Stewart Avenue, as the widening and road improvements continue along Powers Boulevard and Airport Road.
Overnight lane closures planned tonight on northbound I-25 at South Academy Boulevard for paving operations
October 6, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, motorists should expect an overnight single lane closure on northbound Interstate 25 approaching South Academy Boulevard.
Local Contractors Invited to CDOT Project Opportunities Event  
October 6, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Information to be shared about upcoming projects
Roadwork set to start for Weigh Station
October 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY — A Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) project replacing portions of the weigh-in-motion system for the Interstate 70/Dumont Port-of-Entry facility gets underway at the end of next week.
Nighttime Lane Closures on I-25 for Express Lane Sign Maintenance
October 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Plenary Group and the Colorado Department of Transportation will require nighttime lane closures on Interstate 25 in Denver for Central I-25 Express Lanes overhead sign maintenance.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Ramp closures on I-70 at Georgetown and Silver Plume next week
October 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY— On Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 70 on and off-ramps at Georgetown and will close the I-70 on and off-ramps at Silver Plume on Thursday, Oct. 13.
CO 9 Iron Springs nighttime construction scheduled this weekend
October 7, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – On Sunday, Oct. 9 and Monday, Oct. 10, nighttime construction will reduce Colorado Highway 9 to one lane travel in both directions between Frisco and Breckenridge.
CDOT to Pave Short Section of CO 82 on Wednesday, Oct. 12
Lanes Closed Overnight on Northbound I-25 at South Academy Boulevard
CDOT and City of Steamboat Springs open house scheduled tomorrow
October 11, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Public invited to learn more about the Elk River Road project
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Helicopter operations scheduled for Gazex maintenance on US 6 Loveland Pass tomorrow
October 11, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system, Wednesday, Oct. 12. 
NIGHTTIME TRAVEL ALERT:  Re-striping Operation Set for US 160 in South Durango and throughout Region
October 11, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will replace faded pavement markings throughout the southwest Colorado region.
TRAVEL ALERT:  Crashed Vehicle to be retrieved near Coal Bank Pass
October 11, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) informs the traveling public that Animas Towing Co. will be pulling a crashed vehicle up the embankment about one mile north of Coal Bank Pass on U.S. Highway 550 (mile point 58).
Colorado Division of Aeronautics Receives Honorable Mention in 2016 Airports Going Green Award Program
International award recognizes outstanding pursuit of sustainability in the aviation industry
Work to begin on CO 96 Near Boone
Guardrail replacement and shoulder widening will result in safer ride.
Halfway Milestone Brings Major Traffic Switch to New Pavement, Old I-25 Bridge Demolition
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Nighttime Ramp Closures Set for Oct. 17-18 on Santa Fe at C-470
South Academy Boulevard Acceleration Lane to Open Weeks Ahead of Schedule
Six Drivers Arrested on Suspicion of DUI During "Border War" Traffic Safety Enforcement
I-70: US 6 to Georgetown Resurfacing Project to Wrap Up for Winter
Lane and Ramp Closures Planned for Eastbound I-70 Between Empire Junction and Idaho Springs
Milling Operation Set for US 160 Near Mildred Road and Main Street in Cortez
Wildlife On the Move: Migration Season Brings Increase in Vehicle-Wildlife Collisions
Motorcyclists May Now Travel in CDOT's HOV-Enabled Express Lanes Without a Pass
Motorcyclists no longer need a pass for free travel on I-25 and US 36 Express Lanes.
I-25/Cimarron Design-Build Project Team Announces Dates for Project Milestones: I-25 Traffic Switches and I-25 Bridge Demolition
October 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs, CO – The halfway mark of the I-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project will bring I-25 traffic switches beginning Wednesday night, Oct. 19.
CO 133 to remain closed for several days as rockslide clean up continues
October 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GUNNISON COUNTY/PAONIA-Crews continue rock scaling on Colorado Highway 133 at the north end of Paonia Reservoir at mile point 29.5 where a rockslide yesterday deposited over 100 tons of debris on the highway causing extensive damage to the roadway surface and adjacent concrete barrier.
New Signals to Ease Traffic at Powers Blvd & Airport Rd Intersection
October 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Starting the week of October 23, new traffic signals will be installed at the intersection of Airport Road and Powers Boulevard.
Lane and ramp closures planned for eastbound I-70 between Georgetown and Idaho Springs
October 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY –Motorists headed eastbound on Interstate 70 should plan for delays due to lane and ramp closures between Georgetown to Idaho Springs.
Project to improve traffic flow begins at I-25 and Meadows Parkway in Castle Rock
October 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK — On Sunday, Oct. 23, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a project that will provide a continuous westbound lane on Meadows Parkway between the southbound Interstate 25 on-ramp and the southbound I-25 off-ramp, which will help improve traffic flow for motorists traveling west.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY:  Full closure scheduled at Garrison Street under I-70
October 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY—Garrison Street directly under the Interstate 70 bridge will be closed starting Sunday, Oct. 23 through Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
CDOT Region 3 Transportation Alternatives Program projects awarded
October 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - STATEWIDE - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is pleased to announce the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) awarded projects in Region 3.
Campaign Signs forbidden on State Right-of-Way
October 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Signs unlawful & unsafe
***UPDATED SCHEDULE*** Lane and ramp closures planned for eastbound I-70 between Georgetown and Idaho Springs 
October 21, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY –Motorists headed eastbound on Interstate 70 should plan for delays due to lane and ramp closures between Georgetown to Idaho Springs.
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Crews push ahead to get CO 133 open this afternoon
October 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GUNNISON COUNTY/PAONIA-CDOT crews working alongside Yenter Companies, Inc. performed asphalt patching to the damaged sections of CO 133 to get the highway opened today around 3:00 p.m.
Eastbound I-76 to close overnight Sunday at 96th Avenue
October 26, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY – Starting at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, crews will temporarily close eastbound Interstate 76 between 96th Avenue and 104th Avenue to all traffic overnight in order to remove an overhead sign structure.
Bustang® to Broncos Service continuing for Remainder of Season
October 26, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) special Bustang® service between Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Sports Authority Field at Mile High will continue to shuttle fans to and from Broncos games for the rest of the 2016 season. 
TRAVEL ADVISORY: CO 184 Road Closure to begin Sunday
October 27, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTEZUMA COUNTY – A full road closure will begin this Sunday, October 30 on Colorado Highway 184 approximately one mile east from the U.S. Highway 491 junction.
Expect lengthy delays on the I-70 mountain corridor next week
October 27, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Rock scaling and mitigation on Georgetown Hill requires periodic traffic stops on I-70
CO52 railroad crossing in Fort Lupton to close Sunday at 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. Monday
October 28, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - FORT LUPTON – Union Pacific Railroad will be repairing its track at Colorado Highway 52 in Fort Lupton which will require that stretch be closed from 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
County Road 17 Closure on Colorado Highway 66 in Platteville Oct. 31- Nov. 2
October 28, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Platteville – Starting Monday, Oct. 31, through Tuesday, Nov. 1, CR 17 at CO 66 will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
RIP to DUI: Halloween Impaired Driving Enforcement Begins Today
October 28, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — Beginning today Friday, Oct. 28, and continuing through Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and law enforcement agencies throughout the state will increase their DUI enforcement as part of CDOT’s The Heat Is On campaign, aiming to eliminate drunk driving related injuries and fatalities this Halloween.
Eastbound I-70 at Havana Street traffic shift and ramp closures 
October 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Overnight Oct. 30, the Colorado Department of Transportation will shift eastbound Interstate 70 traffic to the north.
Drivers Cautioned about I-70 Sun Glare
October 31, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers who travel Interstate 70 about the yearly sun glare problem in the Floyd Hill area.  
Rainbow Falls Bridge Rehab Complete -- CO 24 Business Route Open
October 31, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Other area construction continues
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