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National Distracted Drivers Awareness Month In CO

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month. The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol are joining the national effort by conducting a high-visibility distracted driving enforcement period that will begin Friday April 8th, and run through Sunday, April Continue reading

Highway 13 Bridge Closed Today

CDOTThe Highway 13 bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed now through 8 tonight for repairs. The Yampa River Bridge project is scheduled to be completed in November. Southbound Continue reading

Colorado 13 Closed Wednesday

CDOTColorado 13 just south of Craig will be closed this Wednesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to allow the Colorado Department of Transportation to work on the bridge over the Yampa River.  The Yampa River Bridge repair project began in July last year, and is scheduled to be completed in November.  The detour routes are listed below. Continue reading

I-70 Closures Today and Tomorrow

CDOTIf you have travel plans that will take you through the Glenwood Canyon area in the next couple of days you need to be aware of some closures that will be occurring in the area. Eastbound I-70 will be fully closed tonight from Continue reading

One Lane Open On Both Sides Of I-70

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3I-70 through Glenwood Canyon is now open to traffic all day with a single lane of traffic now being utilized on both sides of the highway. A 10 ft width restriction is still being enforced and that traffic is currently being detoured through Northwest Colorado. Future Continue reading

I-70 Closed Today

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be closed again today between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation is closing the road to all traffic to allow helicopters to help install rock fall fencing along the canyon walls without endangering travelers, and work crews. More closures can be Continue reading

I-70 Closed Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon will be closed again tomorrow.  The Colorado Department of Transportation will close the road to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The previous detour route will be used which will again divert traffic through Northwest Colorado.  During tomorrows Continue reading

I-70 To Remain Closed During The Day

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3Traffic on I-70 through the Glenwood Canyon remains closed from 9 to 4 every day as cleanup and repairs continue following a rock-slide that occurred a week and a half ago. Outside of those hours, alternating, single lane traffic will be allowed to move through the Canyon. The Continue reading

I-70 To Remain Closed During The Day

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1After an extensive clean up process due to a rockslide, the Colorado Department of Transportation was able to partially reopen I-70 last night.  CDOT says a pilot car is guiding traffic through Glenwood Canyon, but that they will be completely shutting down the highway again for more safety work.  The plan now is to close down all lanes between the hours 9a.m. and 4p.m. for the next several Continue reading

I-70 To Open Today Or Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 2I-70 through Glenwood Canyon remains closed and is expected to either open today or tomorrow. The opening time and day will depend on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s ability to complete mitigation and clear the road ways under the current weather conditions. When the Continue reading

Weather Wreaks Havoc Across Colorado

CDOTAll four seasons were experienced across Colorado yesterday. In our area, high winds, rain and snow caused dangerous driving conditions and forced the closure of Colorado 14 between US-40 and Walden which compounded travel problems. On the Front Rage High winds knocked out power to several areas yesterday. The National Continue reading

I-70 Remains Closed

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 3Because of weather and safety concerns the Colorado Department of Transportation has delayed the opening of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon until this weekend.  Yesterday’s weather prevented helicopters from assisting with the removal of the large boulders that remain on the highway. Because of the closure Continue reading