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CDOT Begins Weekly Memorial To People Killed In Crashes

memorial signA new program instituted by the Colorado Department of Transportation, which began this week, will display a weekly tally of the year-to-date deaths on Colorado roadways. Every Wednesday through the end of 2016 the memorial messages will be paired with safety messages aimed at reducing crashes on digital message signs on highways across the state. According to preliminary data, fatalities in the state are up more than 11 percent, from Continue reading

2015 Colorado Highway Fatalities Highest In Years

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation is planning to “double down” on their traffic safety outreach this year after preliminary data from 2015 indicates that traffic fatalities rose by 10% making it the deadliest year on Colorado’s roads since 2008. Continue reading

Colorado’s “Heat Is On” Campaign Snares 100’s

dui-checkpointNearly 600 people were arrested during the latest “The Heat is On” campaign by state troopers and CDOT. 596 drivers were arrested for impaired driving between Dec. 4 and Dec. 14th. Denver again had the highest number of arrests, followed by Aurora, Colorado Springs and then the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. 24 people were arrested in Continue reading

Tolls Begin Saturday On I-70 Mountain Express

I70 SIGNThe High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced that toll collection will begin on the eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane this Saturday, Dec. 19. The lane, which runs 13 miles from Empire to Idaho Springs, opened Dec. 13 with all tolls waived, allowing drivers to learn how to use the lane and for CDOT to test equipment. Continue reading

I-70 Toll Lane To Open Saturday

I70 SIGNThe Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that the eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane will open to traffic this Saturday. If you will be traveling on I-70 from Western Slope to Denver this weekend you will be able to try the lanes for free and learn how to use them while toll collection is waived during the testing period. C-DOT has not indicated how long the free testing period will be in effect. Travelers in Continue reading

Changes to Steamboat’s Pedestrian Crossings

City-of-SteamboatPedestrians, Motorists, and Cyclists may notice changes to a few of Steamboat’s pedestrian crossings over the next couple weeks. As part of the 2A trails Continue reading

C-DOT Reminds Motorists the Heat is On

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state want to remind summer enthusiasts to enjoy themselves, but do so responsibly by not driving impaired. Through The Heat Is On campaign, law enforcement will crack down on impaired drivers throughout Continue reading