Traffic & Safety Engineering

Our Focus Areas

Leadership: We will provide collaborative leadership to our customers by providing expertise and facilitating statewide program discussions to develop consistent and effective statewide programs.

Operations: All of our programs will work to maximize the flow of traffic on Colorado's transportation systems.

Safety: All of our programs will strive to reduce and prevent crashes on Colorado's transportation systems.

Agreements: We will work with third parties and our external customers to achieve agreements that preserve the safety and operations of our transportation system and support delivery of CDOT's construction program while enabling business to thrive and improve Colorado's economic climate.

Program Areas

Crash Data Management and Fatality Analysis & Reporting System (FARS)

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Safety Analysis

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Traffic Specification & Standards

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Railway-Highway Crossing Program (Section 130)

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For questions that cannot be answered on this website, please contact Betti Riel, Traffic Engineering Assistant/Receptionist, at 303-757-9662 or by email at [email protected] to direct you to the prospective program manager.

Contact Us
  • Traffic & Safety
    2829 W. Howard Pl.
    Denver, CO 80204
    Fax: 303-757-9219
Mission & Vision
  • Our mission:
    Strategically reduce traffic crashes and resulting deaths, injuries, and property damage, and improve the flow of traffic via traffic engineering principles.

  • Our vision:
    Become the state agency sought-out leader for applying traffic engineering principles to improve traffic safety and maximize the operations of the highway system, and the foremost resource for crash data, analysis, and engineering strategies—and mitigation for improving highway safety and operational efficiency.
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