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Southeastern Colorado CDOT Region 2 News

Selected news items for Region 2.
Full Closure of Fillmore Street & I-25 Ramps
April 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures planned for the Weekend of April 22-25 for median island installation
Ute Pass Flooding Procedures Begin May 1
April 20, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) flash flooding protocol for U.S. 24, west of Colorado Springs, remains the same in 2016. v
I-25 Paving Project Underway
April 12, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS/HUERFANO COUNTIES – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is starting work to upgrade the road surface and enhance safety on a 15 mile segment of Interstate 25 between Aguilar and Walsenburg (mile 32.5 - 47.26).
Northbound I-25 Closed Saturday Night for I-25/Cimarron Project
April 7, 2016 - MEDIA ALERT: Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Northbound Interstate 25 will be closed from the South Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street to the US 24/Cimarron interchange overnight Saturday for drainage work.
Powers Project Begins
April 7, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs — Initial work is underway to widen and improve safety along Powers Boulevard (State Highway 21/U.S. 24) between Fountain Boulevard and Platte Avenue and on Airport Road between Sand Creek and Stewart Avenue.
State, Manitou Springs and El Paso County Collaborate on US 24 Ute Pass Reconstruction Projects
April 1, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - More than six rehabilitation projects underway this Summer (Phase 1).
Distracted Driving Crashes on the Rise in Colorado
March 31, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Plans for Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Three Overnight Closures of Fillmore Street This Week
March 28, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Tonight begins the first of three nightly closures of Fillmore Street and Interstate 25.
Rural Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Begins Today
March 28, 2016 - Traffic Safety - STATEWIDE — In an effort to increase seat belt use in rural communities, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and rural law enforcement agencies will launch a Click It or Ticket enforcement period in rural counties across the state. The heightened patrol is set to run from Monday, March 28 throughSunday, April 3.
I-25/Cimarron Overnight Ramp Closures RESCHEDULED for Tonight & Monday
March 24, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Due to Wednesday’s inclement weather, the closure of the southbound I‐25 on and off‐ramps at US 24, have been rescheduled to tonight and Monday, March 28, from 9 p.m. to5 a.m. Traffic will detour via Bijou Street and Cascade Avenue. The ramp closures are required for paving activities and to set temporary barrier.
Rainbow Bridge Project Set to Start
March 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing a short segment of U.S. 24 Business for a few months, allowing extensive rehabilitation work to take place on the Rainbow Fall Bridge, at the west end of town.
Motorist Safety Program Heads South
March 17, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Motorist Safety Program, previously known as the Courtesy Patrol, is now patrolling Interstate 25 through a good portion of Colorado Springs.
I-25/Cimarron Design-Build Project Moves into Phase 1 of Construction
March 8, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Since the start of the Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange reconstruction project last spring, work has largely taken place off line with minimal traffic impacts.
New Date Due to Weather - New Pedestrian Walkway at I-25 & Fillmore Street
February 23, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures on Fillmore Street at Interstate 25 in effect overnight tomorrow while crews install new pedestrian configuration
Pueblo Boulevard Project Resumes
February 23, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Pueblo Boulevard (State Highway 45) improvement project is underway after a winter hiatus due to the favorable construction temperatures in the Pueblo area over the last couple of weeks.
New Pedestrian Walkway at I-25 & Fillmore Street
February 22, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures on Fillmore Street at Interstate 25 in effect overnight tomorrow while crews install new pedestrian configuration.
I-25 Over Santa Fe Drive Widening Nears Completion
February 19, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pueblo, CO – Crews began the process of widening I-25 over Santa Fe Drive (US 50C) in August 2015 as part of the Ilex Design-Build project. Work is nearing completion for this segment of the project.
Weight Restriction Placed on Highway 10 Bridge
February 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - OTERO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has placed a weight restriction on the Crooked Arroyo Bridge (mile 69.675), on State Highway 10, just west of La Junta.
Winter Storm Keeping CDOT Crews Busy
February 2, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Snow-Shift Continues for at least next 24 hours.
Public Invited to Main Street Open House
January 27, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Meeting to Detail Upcoming Highway 287 Improvements.

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