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Southeastern Colorado CDOT Region 2 News

Selected news items for Region 2.
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.
New Pueblo Freeway Open House Tomorrow
April 14, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is holding an open house for the public tomorrow night regarding the first project of the New Pueblo Freeway.
New Scenic and Historic Byway before Transportation Commission
April 14, 2015 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - DENVER – Colorado’s Byways Commission is asking the state Transportation Commission to approve and designate a new Scenic and Historic Byway through southwestern Colorado and northern New Mexico.
Gone But Not Forgotten - A Bit of Winter is Back
April 14, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - CDOT reminds those traveling to the high country this week that winter driving conditions may exist - don’t get caught unprepared.
Most Work Stopped on Old Ranch Road Interchange
March 11, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Gas Line Break Stops Majority of Operations.
Another Go for Snow
March 3, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Ice and Snow, Take It Slow!
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