News

12-2016

CDOT's HOV Express Lanes Change from HOV 2+ to HOV 3+ Starting Jan. 1, 2017
New Book Aimed at Enriching Main Street
Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Stops 518 Impaired Drivers
Holiday Parties Enforcement begins today.
Expect Delays, Ramp Closures Night of Sunday, Dec. 4 on Westbound I-76 Near US 85
I-25 Climbing Lane Set to Open this Week
Additional southbound lane opening week of Dec. 4
Road Closure on Colorado Highway 6 at Pawnee Ditch South of Merino
CDOT & HPTE to Host Telephone Town Hall on HOV 3+ Change for Carpoolers on Monday, Dec. 12
Telephone Town Hall to discuss HOV 3+ carpool, options for drivers
Assets
High Llama Lane Entrance from US 160 to Close
Travelers to now use Wilson Gulch Drive exits
TRAVEL ALERT: Travelers can Expect Two Hour Delay Thursday on US 160 Wolf Creek Pass
December 6, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists will experience a delay on US Highway 160, Wolf Creek Pass Thursday morning, Dec. 8. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the pass at 6:30 a.m. to conduct avalanche control operations.
Northbound I-25 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard closed this weekend
December 6, 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. on Friday, Dec. 9 until 5 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12 so crews can finish concrete paving at the intersection.
Southbound I-25 Daytime Lane Restrictions Saturday, Dec. 10
December 9, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - On Saturday, Dec. 10 motorists will experience southbound I-25 double lane restrictions between Bijou Street and Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street for pavement striping.
Extended Snow Forecast, Cold Temperatures Pose Challenging Driving Conditions Along I-70 Corridor
CDOT’s Corporate University Wins Best-in-Class Award
CDOT and HPTE Host Telephone Town Hall Tonight on HOV 3+ Change for Carpoolers
December 12, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Telephone Town Hall to discuss HOV 3+ carpool, options for drivers
Winter Weather, I-25 Work Zones Call for Driver Awareness
December 12, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers who travel Interstate 25 near Arapahoe Road to drive slowly and avoid distractions, especially with temporary traffic patterns in conjunction with recent precipitation and occasional sun glare.
CDOT Region 5 Awards Funding to Transportation Alternatives Program Projects
December 12, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SW COLORADO-The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is pleased to announce local projects selected to receive Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding for fiscal years 2018-2020.
US 85 Guardrail project set to end ahead of schedule
December 13, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - BRIGHTON — Residents of Brighton will be getting an early gift this holiday season from the Colorado Department of Transportation. The US 85 Guardrail project will end ahead of its late December scheduled completion date.
CDOT Reminds Motorists: Do Not Crowd Snowplow Trucks
Holiday Parties DUI Enforcement Arrests 552 Impaired Drivers
December 16, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - In an effort keep Colorado roads safe during early holiday celebrations, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies recently concluded the Holiday Parties DUI enforcement as part of The Heat Is On campaign. From Dec. 2 to Dec. 12, officers arrested 552 impaired drivers — a slight decrease from the 596 arrests during the same enforcement period last year.
CDOT to open US 34 Canyon to all traffic for Upcoming Holiday Weekends
December 16, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Expect delays for pilot car operations near current work area
Statewide storm expected to impact motorists beginning this afternoon
December 16, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging motorists to consider traveling home earlier in the day today as winter storm conditions move into the state.
TRAFFIC ALERT:  Full Closure of Southbound I-25 On-Ramp
December 16, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Lane Restrictions on Northbound and Southbound I-25 Overnight, Tuesday, Dec. 20
**TRAVEL ALERT** Avalanche Mitigation to take place throughout CDOT Region 5
December 16, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 – Motorists will experience road closures and delays on several high mountain passes throughout southwest and south-central Colorado due to the winter snowstorm moving through the state.
Safety critical work on I-70 at the Garrison Bridge requires a double lane closure tonight
December 19, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Tonight, Dec. 19, the Colorado Department of Transportation will perform safety critical work on eastbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 267.5 on the Garrison Bridge.
**TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE** Weather will delay CO 9 grinding work this week
December 19, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY – On Tuesday, Dec. 20th, SEMA Construction had planned to perform grinding work for smoothness on both the northbound and southbound lanes of CO 9 just north of Swan Mountain Road (at approximately mile point 92).
Full eastbound closure on I-70 from Central Park Boulevard to Peoria Street tonight
December 19, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Overnight Monday, Dec. 19 there will be a full eastbound closure on Interstate 70 from Central Park Boulevard to Peoria Street to remove an overhead sign structure as part of the I-70 over Havana Street Bridge Replacement project.
TRAFFIC ALERT : Full Closure of Southbound I-25 On-Ramp and Northbound I-25 Off-Ramp Lane Restrictions on Northbound and Southbound I-25 Overnight, Tuesday, Dec. 20
December 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - On Tuesday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. southbound I-25 on-ramp from US 24/Cimarron Street will be closed for restriping and guardrail repair. Detour east on Cimarron Street to south Nevada Avenue to I-25.
CDOT’S HOV Express Lanes Change From HOV 2+ to HOV 3+ in Two Weeks
December 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Carpoolers need three or more to ride for free starting Jan. 1  
Safety critical work on I-70 at the Garrison Bridge requires a double lane closure tonight
December 20, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Tonight, Dec. 20, the Colorado Department of Transportation will need to perform another round of safety critical work on eastbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 267.5 on the Garrison Bridge.
UPDATE: US 34 Canyon open to all traffic for the holiday season
December 21, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER COUNTY –The Colorado Department of Transportation and Kiewit Infrastructure Co. will extend the temporarily opening of U.S. 34 between Estes Park and Loveland through the holidays.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Full Overnight Closure of Southbound I-25 On-Ramp and Northbound I-25 On- and Off-Ramps
December 23, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Overnight Lane Restrictions on Northbound and Southbound I-25 and US 24/Cimarron Street Tuesday, Dec. 27
TRAVEL ALERT - Crews to conduct Avalanche Control on Wolf Creek Pass Saturday
December 23, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - White Christmas could mean additional Mitigation throughout the Region
CDOT’S HOV Express Lanes Change From HOV 2+ to HOV 3+ in One Week
December 27, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Carpoolers need three or more people to ride for free starting Jan. 1  
Heavy Traffic Expected in Some Areas of the State
December 27, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many parts of Colorado this week and over the New Year’s weekend.
Don’t Get Locked Up After The Ball Drops
December 29, 2016 - Traffic Safety - New Year’s DUI Enforcement Begins Friday
Traffic volumes expected to remain heavy throughout the New Year’s weekend
December 30, 2016 - Statewide – Traffic volumes along the I-70 corridor have been trending high all week and are expected to continue through next Monday.
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