Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) & Network Services

About ITS & Network Services 

We are a part of the Division of Maintenance and Operations and are here to serve and support Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) teams and regions with their ITS and network needs. Our primary customer is the traveling public, and we are here to implement technologies to better communicate, decrease travel times, and create a safer driving environment. 


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ITS & Network Teams

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Field Operations

This team is led by Eric Vigil and is responsible for maintaining the thousands of ITS devices across the State. This group is made up of the Roadway Technical Services (RTS), Tunnel Technical Services (TTS), and the ITS Warehouse and Central Storeroom.


This team is led by the Resident Engineer Jill Scott. They design and implement projects that are mainly fiber installations and ITS devices. They maintain the ITS Standards and Specs for the State. They also manage the ITS portion of the Operations Evaluation and support the Regions in their ITS projects.

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Network & Systems Services 

This team is led by Jason Glumac. The ITS Network and System group is comprised of the ITS Network, Security, Server, and Deskside teams as well as the Network Operation Center (NOC). The group is responsible for all facets of Information Technology that are involved with both maintaining existing network infrastructure and planning for new projects. Additionally, they are responsible for all ITS hardware and peripherals. The NOC can be reached at [email protected] and serves as a central point of contact for ITS questions or project status for both ITS staff and external customers.

Project Development  Support

This team is led by Emma Boff The ITS Program Support Unit exists to support the ITS Branch and DMO with coordinating, strategizing and implementing process improvements and support resources. The unit's purpose is to develop, maintain, and support the tools and processes needed to serve our internal (Network & Systems, Engineering and Field Operations units) and external (Engineering, Maintenance, Permitting and Planning programs) customers as a specialty support Unit. 

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Asset Management Unit 

This team is led by Alan Scheidt.  The team oversees and drives all inventory standards and processes for all ITS assets including ITS devices, network devices, fiber infrastructure, power infrastructure, communication components, applications, databases, servers, and vehicles. In addition, this group is responsible for all Asset management planning and reporting including replacement planning, budget tracking, treatment lists (preventative maintenance), and all TAM program requirements. The ITS architecture is a critical planning element that is managed by the ITS Asset Management unit.

Fiber Development Unit

The Fiber Development Unit is focused on managing partnerships with stakeholders seeking to leverage CDOT’s fiber and ROW assets. The team is responsible for managing existing fiber contracts, negotiating new partnerships, and is committed to process improvement and fiber program development and growth.

CDOT ITS Future Projects 

The project team for ITS Projects is Jill Scott, Emma Boff, Alex Schulte, Anna Ruga, and Teah Ausbun.

Fiber and Camera Installations  25982

  • Planned Ad Date: August 2024   
  • Approximate Budget*  $9 Million
  • Work Scope: This Project will be installing cameras on US 36 from Lyons to the South End of Estes Park.  Cameras are being installed on existing Cellular poles that are shared with a private company. This project will also be installing 14 miles of Fiber Optic Cable on SH 66 from I-25 to Lyons. 

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Chain Stations Upgrade 25205

  • Planned Ad Date: March 2024   
  • Approximate Budget*  $3 Million
  • Work Scope: This Project will be upgrading the chain stations along I-70 from approximately Vail to Golden. This upgrade will include communications and ITS devices that are consistent at each chain station. This will allow the chain stations to be added into OpenTMS for easier operations of the chain stations. The project will also install technology to allow the chain stations at Starkville and Baptist Road along I-25 to be remotely operated. This will include power, communications, and install of new ITS devices.

Note: *The budget amount provided does not only reflect the construction costs for projects.
The amounts may include ROW, engineering, design, and utility costs.
The projects in this presentation are not guaranteed to go to advertisement.
Any information given is subject to change.