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Northwestern Colorado CDOT Region 3 News

Selected news items for Region 3.
US 50 Traffic Signals project starts May 2
April 29, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Right turn lane and shoulder closures are expected
North frontage road impacts for Vail Underpass project on Monday
April 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Eastbound lane closure and possible 15-minute traffic holds.
Helicopter Operations Scheduled for Gazex Maintenance on US 6 Loveland Pass Tomorrow
April 20, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system, Thurs. April 21.
I-70 Glenwood Canyon fully open today
April 13, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project team completes work 23-days earlier than originally planned
Interstate-70 Eastbound Exit 116 On-Ramp Closure
April 12, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - TRAVEL ADVISORY - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces that the I-70 eastbound Exit 116 on ramp will be CLOSED from Wednesday, April 13th at 9:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 14th at 5 p.m.
SH 340 (Broadway) and Redlands Pkwy. Intersection Public Open House
April 10, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a public open house to discuss the preliminary design of proposed improvements at the SH 340 (Broadway) and Redlands Parkway intersection.
Second full closure of CO 13 near Craig scheduled for April 14
April 8, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of CO 13 will take place Thursday, April 14, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contractor, New Design Construction, will use this time to carry out load transfer of the pier on the CO 13 bridge over the Yampa River.
Full closure of US 6 near Clifton for culvert repair work
April 5, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY —Beginning today, Tues. April 5 and Wed. April 6, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will close US 6 at mile point 39, three miles east of Clifton, in order to perform necessary repairs to a culvert that runs under the highway. The work is expected to be complete by the end of the day Wednesday.
Distracted Driving Crashes on the Rise in Colorado
March 31, 2016 - Traffic Safety - CDOT Plans for Distracted Driving Awareness Month
I-70 traffic shift Monday for Vail Underpass project
March 30, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Bridge construction commences requiring single-lane interstate closures
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.
Work to resume on I-70 bridge project
March 25, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY —Work will resume on the I-70 bridge improvements project, located in the Eagle Vail area of Eagle County. The project is scheduled to kick off on Monday,
TRAVEL ADVISORY – Change in Schedule- Grand Avenue Bridge
March 23, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - The Colorado Department of Transportation announces a change in schedule for eastbound ramp closures at Interstate 70 Exit 116 (Main Glenwood to Aspen exit) eastbound on-ramp and off-ramps.
Full closure of CO 13 near Craig scheduled for March 30
March 22, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of CO 13 will take place Wednesday, March 30, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Glenwood Springs eastbound exit 116 ramp closures; I-70 eastbound closure at exit 116
March 21, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces eastbound closures at Interstate 70 Exit 116 on-ramp and off-ramp.
Traffic Impacts and Construction Updates for the week of Mar. 17 – Mar. 26
March 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project Message from the Public Information Team: Utility work continues through the end of next week near I-70 Exit 116. Through the week intermittent closures will occur on the eastbound on and off ramps. A one lane configuration on SH 82 under the interstate approaching the 116 ramps will also be in effect beginning Friday at 6 p.m.
SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge Traffic Advisory
March 14, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Interstate 70 exit 116 eastbound on-ramp and off-ramp closures.
Favorable Weekend Travel Expected for I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 11, 2016 - Northwester/Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 & 3 - STATEWIDE – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is expecting another mild weekend for travel along the I-70 west mountain corridor.
Helicopter operations scheduled for Gazex maintenance on US 40 Berthoud Pass tomorrow
March 9, 2016 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND COUNTY —Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews will perform routine maintenance on the Gazex system tomorrow, Thursday, Mar. 10.
Glenwood Canyon still on schedule for daytime closure tomorrow
March 7, 2016 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Helicopter operations and road repairs will be conducted from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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