News

11-2016

Panasonic to Partner with Colorado Department of Transportation to Build Connected Transportation Future
Joint program targets I-70 Mountain Corridor to Optimize Driver Safety, Roadway Efficiency
CDOT to close US Highway 85 Nov. 7-20 between Weld County Roads 86 and 88
November 1, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - WELD COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation will continue work to increase traveler safety on US 85 from Ault to the Wyoming state line this month.
CDOT Announces New Spanish Tool to Combat Impaired Driving
November 2, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE  — In an ongoing effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related  fatalities on the state’s roads, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) launched a new Spanish app for smart phones, called "R-U-Buzzed.”
Expect lengthy delays on the I-70 mountain corridor next week
November 3, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Rockfall panel installation on I-70 at Georgetown Hill completed early, closures still scheduled next week for rock scaling 
Full closure of US 6 Clear Creek Canyon for roadway safety maintenance
November 4, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GOLDEN-The Colorado Department of Transportation will close US 6 from Highway 93 to Highway 119 on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Thursday, Nov. 10 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for routine maintenance.
Westbound I-76 off-ramp to 96th Avenue closed Sunday night
November 4, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY –On Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m., crews will temporarily close the westbound Interstate 76 off-ramp to 96th Avenue (exit 11) to all traffic overnight to place temporary barrier and restripe the highway.
TRAVEL ALERT: SW Colorado Drivers may experience Snowy Driving Conditions this Weekend   
November 4, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SW COLORADO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will have snow plows on the ready to clear southwest Colorado high mountain roads and passes this weekend.
TRAVEL ALERT: CDOT to keep CO 82/Independence Pass open
November 7, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Mild weather may extend closure to mid-November
Full closure of westbound Meadows Parkway to southbound I-25 on-ramp this weekend
November 8, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK — The Colorado Department of Transportation will close the westbound Meadows Parkway to southbound Interstate 25 on-ramp on Friday, Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. until Sunday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
CDOT wins five awards in the Engineering News-Record’s Mountain States competition
November 7, 2016 - Statewide Transportation - STATEWIDE- The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) received five awards from the 2016 Engineering News-Records Mountain States Best Project competition for various transportation projects.
Traffic Shift Southbound Santa Fe Avenue (US 50 C) Begins November 14
November 8, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO —The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. are shifting southbound Santa Fe Avenue (US 50C) traffic onto the adjacent bridge for northbound Santa Fe Avenue over the Arkansas River beginning Monday, November 14, 2016.
Northbound I-25 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard closed Thursday night
November 8, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The northbound Interstate 25 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard (exit 204) will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 10 p.m. until Friday, Nov. 11 at 5 a.m. so crews can remove an existing median island.
Westbound I-76 off-ramp to 96th Avenue closed Tuesday night
November 8, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ADAMS COUNTY –On Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m., crews will temporarily close the westbound Interstate 76 off-ramp to 96th Avenue (exit 11) to all traffic overnight in order to place temporary barrier and restripe the highway.
Wolf Creek Pass Overlook to close for the Winter Season
November 8, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced that the Wolf Creek Pass overlook will close for the winter season.
10 Northeast Colorado projects awarded through Transportation Alternatives Program  
November 8, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that 10 projects in Northeast Colorado were awarded funding through the Transportation Alternatives Program which totals $5.7 million over three years.
Halloween DUI Enforcement Arrests 308 Drivers
November 8, ;2016 - Statewide Traffic Safety - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law agencies collaborated to halt impaired drivers over Halloween weekend, the latest sweep as part of The Heat Is On campaign.
Upcoming Full Closure of 9th Avenue, East of 10th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard
South Academy Boulevard Acceleration Lane to Open Two Weeks Ahead of Schedule
CDOT Announces Road Usage Charge Pilot Research Program
Nov. 10, 2016 -
Travel Alert: Film Production to Take Place Along US 160 in Downtown Pagosa Springs
Assets
Night Closure of Indiana Avenue Under I-25 Planned on Nov. 17
Guardrail Project Work on I-25 South of Colorado Springs to Begin Nov. 17
Project completion scheduled for spring 2017
Emergency Repair Work to Begin on CO 6 at Pawnee Ditch, South of Merino
I-70 East of Burlington to Return to Two Lanes in Each Direction by Thanksgiving
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Upcoming closures at I-70 from Central Park Boulevard to Peoria Street
November 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform I-70 on and off-ramp closures at Havana Street as well as a full eastbound I-70 closure from Central Park Boulevard to Peoria Street during the week of Monday, Nov. 14.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Bridge column repairs scheduled tomorrow near East Vail
November 14, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY/VAIL-The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be repairing several bridge columns on the I-70 underpass at mile point 180 in East Vail beginning tomorrow morning. 
Traffic Update - Nov. 11 - Nov. 19 - CO 184 Narraguinnep Canal Bridge Replacement - Road Opens by 5PM Fri Nov 11
November 11, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CO 184 reopens on a gravel surface while construction continues. 
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Independence Pass to close on Thursday
November 15, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Storm moving in this week prompts closure
I-70 Vail Underpass construction pauses for winter
November 16, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Vail Frontage Roads Reopen to two-way traffic today
CDOT Encourages Denver Metro Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 17, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel
CDOT encourages motorists in Northeast Colorado to prepare vehicles now for winter driving
November 16, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Check highway & weather conditions before heading out and abide by Traction and Passenger Vehicle Chain laws, if implemented
CDOT encourages motorists to prepare vehicles now for winter driving
November 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT encourages motorists to prepare vehicles now for winter driving
Construction begins on East Side of US 24 Today
November 17, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Ongoing Enhancement Project Activity to Shift Beginning November 16
Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Begins Tomorrow
November 17, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — As Thanksgiving motorists flock Colorado roads to celebrate with friends and family, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies will ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the public and keep Colorado roads safe.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Full closure scheduled on I-70 eastbound from Kipling Street to Wadsworth Boulevard
November 17, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY— Eastbound Interstate 70 from Kipling Street to Wadsworth Boulevard will be closed starting Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11 p.m. through Monday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 a.m.
CDOT's Denver Metro Area Projects Receive Transportation Alternatives Program Awards
CDOT Encourages Denver Metro Motorists to Prepare Vehicles for Winter Driving
November 18, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel
TRAVEL ADVISORY:  Traffic Signal Damaged by Car Crash on US 160/550 in S Durango
November 19, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT Crew to make repairs Sunday
Overnight closure of Crossroads Boulevard at I-25 on Nov. 21
November 18, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Closure scheduled from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. for Temporary Bridge Placement
CDOT to open US 34 Canyon to all traffic for Thanksgiving holiday
November 21, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation will temporarily open U.S. 34 to all drivers traveling between Estes Park and Loveland over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Manitou Avenue Paving Phase of Overlay Project Delayed Until Spring 2017
November 22, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced that the milling, paving and striping phase of the Manitou Avenue Overlay Project has been delayed until Spring 2017.
CDOT Reminds Motorists to Buckle Up this Holiday
November 23, 2016 - Traffic Safety - Colorado Lags In Seat Belt Use While Nation Reaches Historic High
Expect More Traffic for Thanksgiving Weekend
November 23, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavier than normal traffic for the next few days as people travel for the Thanksgiving weekend and crowd the larger shopping areas.
Northbound I-25 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard closed tonight 
November 28, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The northbound Interstate 25 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard (exit 204) will be closed starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Nov. 28, until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning so crews can remove an existing median island.
Old Dolores River Bridge to be Removed and Replaced with New Structure on CO 90
November 28, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - MONTROSE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin next week, the process of removing the old Dolores River Bridge located on Colorado Highway 90 about four miles east of the small community of Bedrock and 15 miles east of the Utah-Colorado state line.
Expect Delays on US 550 on Wednesday, Nov. 30
One-hour delays possible as crews conduct avalanche control operations
Overnight and Weekend Ramp Closures Scheduled at I-25/Arapahoe Road Interchange
Smart Signs to Help Improve Safety Activated on I-25
Weekend Closure: Westbound Alameda Avenue Between Santa Fe and Cherokee
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