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Southeastern Colorado CDOT Region 2 News

Selected news items for Region 2.
Work Set to Start on State Highway 71
July 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Road surface replacement will result in smoother & safer ride.
Upgrades Begin on Highway 160
July 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - LAS ANIMAS COUNTY — Work is underway to improve the 18 mile segment of U.S. 160 between mile 405 and 423, east and west of Kim.
Lane Closures on I-25 Tonight
July 13, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation will close thenorthbound acceleration lane from the Garden of the Gods Road Interchange to the Rockrimmon Boulevard Interchange tonight for drilling operations.
Midland Trail underpass at I-25 to close July 20
July 9, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Beginning the morning of Monday, July 20, crews on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project will close the Midland Trail I-25 underpass into America the Beautiful Park as they begin a series of trail improvements.
I-25 Closures Scheduled for Fillmore Interchange Project
July 8, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – Northbound and southbound Interstate 25 will be closed for a couple of nights this week for bridge girder installation at Fillmore Street.
Construction of New Pueblo Freeway Begins
July 1, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Event marks start of long-term improvements to I-25.
Park & Ride Improvements to Begin at Four Front Range Locations
June 19, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Project includes new travel shelters for Bustang commuters.
SH 96 to be closed Wednesday, June 17 through Thursday, June 18 for culvert replacements
June 16, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DENVER – Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, CDOT maintenance crews will close State Highway 96 near Avondale through Thursday, June 18 to replace culverts in the area.
Pre-construction activities continue on I-25/Cimarron Interchange Project with soil testing
May 28, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Beginning Sunday, May 31, weather and other conditions permitting, crews on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project will begin testing soil project-wide.
Highway 24 Business Partially Reopened
May 28, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reopened eastbound U.S. 24 Business (Manitou Avenue) from mainline Highway 24 to Serpentine Drive this afternoon.
Highway 24 Business to remain Closed after Rock Fall
May 25, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has again closed eastbound U.S. 24 Business (Manitou Avenue) from mainline Highway 24 to the roundabout at Serpentine Drive after rock fall onto the eastbound lane this morning.
I-25/Cimarron Interchange Project Kicks Off with Open House
May 25, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Public invited to meet project team and learn about upcoming construction activities.
Rock Work to Delay Traffic This Week
May 25, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CDOT will be conducting rock scaling operations along U.S. 50 this week.
Highway 24 Business Closed
May 21, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed U.S. 24 Business (Manitou Avenue) between the roundabout at Serpentine Drive and mainline Highway 24 due to cracks that have formed in the westbound lanes of the roadway.
Ackerman Overlook Open Again
May 21, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reopened the Ackerman Overlook on Interstate 25 today after being closed for new road construction in spring 2013.
Emergency Pothole Repairs Today
May 21, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is filling potholes today on northbound and southbound Interstate 25 between South Academy Boulevard and Woodmen Road.
New Flood Protocol for Highway 24
May 1, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is updating its protocol on Ute Pass when flash flooding threatens U.S. 24, west of Colorado Springs.
Vegetation/Invasive Tree Species Removal Sets Stage for I-25/Cimarron Interchange Reconstruction
April 29, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Construction crews are expected to begin removing vegetation and invasive tree species (clearing and grubbing) this week as part of the preliminary work on the Interstate-25/Cimarron Interchange Reconstruction Project.
Highway 47 Improvements Underway
April 23, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is upgrading a 3.3-mile section of State Highway 47 from Dillon Drive to a point ½ mile east of Troy Avenue.
Pre-construction Activity Starts Surrounding I-25/Cimarron Interchange
April 17, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Pre-construction activity to start on the I-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project.
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