US 6 closed overnight May 28 & 29 from CO 119 to US 40 for tunnel inspections

May 28, 2019 -

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY—From 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. both Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29, CDOT will close US Highway 6 between Colorado Highway 119 and US Highway 40 to conduct biennial tunnel inspections mandated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that ensure safe travel through the tunnels.

Alternate route:
Take I-70 in either direction as an alternate route around the closure.

Whole System, Whole Safety

To heighten safety awareness, CDOT recently announced its Whole System, Whole Safety initiative. This project takes a systematic statewide approach to safety combining the benefits of CDOT’s programs that address driving behavior, our built environment and the organization's operations. The goal is to improve the safety of Colorado's transportation network by reducing the rate and severity of crashes and improving safety conditions for those traveling by all transportation modes. The program has one simple mission: to get everyone home safely.

Stay Informed


CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees at its Denver headquarters and in regional offices throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, and airports, and administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state's intermodal mobility options.