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Southeastern Colorado CDOT Region 2 News

Selected news items for Region 2.
Southbound I-25 Off-Ramp Closed Tonight for I-25/Cimarron Project
Repair on Four Culverts Underway in the La Junta and Granada Area
May 24, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LA JUNTA, COLO – Work began this week to rehabilitate the following four culverts in the La Junta and Granada area
Bridge Repairs to close SH 231/36th Lane
May 18, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SH 231/36th Lane will be closed between Santa Fe Drive and Highway 50 East June 1 – October 31, 2016
Lane Closures Planned for Fillmore Street & I-25
May 13, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Night Closures planned May 16-19 for bridge painting
Work to Begin on US 24 and US 285 in Park County
May 13, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Rehabilitation of US 24 and US 285 to take place over summer, fall
New I-25 Southbound Off-Ramp to Open May 14 and New I-25 Southbound On-Ramp to Open May 15
May 9, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Saturday, May 14: a new Interstate-25 southbound exit ramp to Cimarron Street/US 24 opens and the existing loop off-ramp permanently closes.
Construction to Restart on SH120 East of Florence
May 6, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO – Construction restarted on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) bridge replacement project on State Highway (SH) 120 east of Florence, near the intersection of SH 115.
CDOT Hosts Public Meeting for US 50 Improvement Project
May 5, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pueblo, CO – Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in consultation with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are undertaking the US 50 West Wills Blvd to McCulloch Blvd Environmental Assessment (EA) to provide additional safety and capacity improvements to US 50 in Pueblo and Pueblo West Metropolitan District (PWMD).
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.

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