Programs

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. 

VMS with RWIS

CDOT Employee with VMS

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ITS & Network Teams

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Field Operations 

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

Engineering

This team is led by the Resident Engineer Jill Scott. They design and implement projects that are mainly fiber install or ITS devices. They maintain the ITS Standards for the State. They also manage the ITS portion of the Operations Evaluation Requests. 

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Network Services 

This team is lead by John Williams. They maintain the ITS Network and System. Additionally, they lead the Network Operation Center (NOC)

Program Support

This team is led by Allie Axley. They manage the GIS files and assets, Utility Office, ITS processes, the ITS Architecture Plans, and revamping the ITS System Engineering Analysis (SEA). 

Upcoming ITS & Network Services Projects

ITS Project Team: Jill Scott, Cameron Emick, Sanjiv Gupta and Sina Khavary

Workers installing fiber optic cable on the side road

I-76 – Sterling to Wiggins; 23295

Planned Ad Date : August 2020

Approximate Budget* : $8 Million

Work Scope : This project will be installing 60 miles of Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable on WB I‐76 from Sterling to Wiggins. This project will also be installing an ITS node Building for the ITS equipment in the Sterling CDOT Yard.

traffic along I-25

I-25 – Walsenburg to New Mexico; 23321

Planned Ad Date : August 2020

Approximate Budget* : $5 Million

Work Scope : This project will be installing 50 miles of Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable on I‐25 from Walsenburg to New Mexico. This project will also be installing an ITS node Building for the ITS equipment in The Trinidad CDOT Yard.

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ITS Connect Vehicle Roadside Units; 23322

Planned Ad Date : September 2020

Approximate Budget* : $4 Million

Work Scope : This project will be installing approximately 400 Connected Vehicle Radios. This project will be installing these Units on Existing ITS poles. These installations will occur on I‐25, I‐70, C470 and Pena Blvd.

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Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel Technology Upgrade; 23838

Planned Ad Date : June 2021

Approximate Budget* : $4 Million

Work Scope : This project will be Upgrading the ITS Technology in Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel. This work may include ITS equipment such as Cameras, Lane Use Signs, Variable Message Signs and Operation Center Video Displays.

*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 listed above are not guaranteed to go to advertisement. Any information given is subject to change.


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