News Releases

CDOT Begins Project to Replace US 24 Bridge over UPRR in Johnson Village

March 21, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Lawrence Construction Company of Littleton, CO, announce the beginning of the US 24 Bridge Replacement Project over the Union Pacific Railroad in Johnson Village on Monday, March 24. Construction will continue through June 2014.

Bridge Replacement Set to Start near Walsenburg

February 26, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - HUERFANO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is mobilizing crews, materials and equipment as work begins to replace the Sull Creek Bridge on U.S. 85/87 (I-25 Business Route), one mile north of Walsenburg.

I-70 Frontage Road Bridge Replacement Set to Start

January 22, 2013 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - ELBERT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins a project on Monday, January 28, to replace the 79-year-old bridge on the Interstate 70 frontage road (U.S. 40), about 5 miles west of Limon.

Community Input is Shaping Grand Avenue Bridge Project

July 24, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Improved pedestrian areas, new intersections and better lighting are all part of the Grand Avenue Bridge project that have been shaped by community input.

I-25 Five Bridge Replacement Project

July 13, 2012 - UPDATE - EL PASO COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate slowdowns and delays on northbound Interstate 25 as work continues replacing five bridges in the Fountain area.

NORAD Bridge Set to Close for Repairs

June 15, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - EL PASO COUNTY – As part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) State Highway (SH) 115 – Gate 5 North project, the NORAD Road Bridge over SH 115 will be closed to through traffic for several weeks for deck repairs.

Transportation Commission Approves FASTER Funds for Transit

February 29, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Bus operators, cities, counties and other entities are receiving a financial boost after the Colorado Transportation Commission awarded $14 million of FASTER (Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation & Economic Recovery) funds for statewide and regional transit projects for Fiscal Year 2013.

Bridge Demolition to Close Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue Next Week

February 17, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Monday, February 20th through Wednesday, February 22nd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard at 6th Avenue as well as various lanes on westbound 6th Avenue over Sheridan Boulevard to begin demolition of the existing 6th Avenue bridge over Sheridan Boulevard for a bridge replacement project that began earlier this month.

CDOT Launches Website for Colorado Bridge Enterprise Projects

October 4, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE— Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) officially launched a new website that will track the status of Colorado’s poor bridges as they are being planned, designed and constructed through the Colorado Bridge Enterprise (CBE).

Colorado River (Green) Bridge Replacement on I-70 Frontage Road in Dotsero

September 13, 2011 - PUBLIC MEETING AND OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting an open house and public meeting to share information about the upcoming project to replace the Dotsero Colorado River (Green) Bridge, located on the I-70 Frontage Road in Dotsero.

Flaggers to Control Traffic at Holly Bridge

August 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PROWERS COUNTY – Flaggers will be directing vehicles through the bridge reconstruction site on State Highway 89 this week, one mile south of Holly, for concrete pouring operations on the new bridge deck.