Tag Archives: CDOT

Drivers Warned To “Beware Of The Beltless”

To address people not wearing seat belts across the state, the Colorado Department of Transportation is continuing to promote their “Beware of the Beltless” campaign. Numbers show 15% of people in Colorado do not wear a seat belt Continue reading

Give Snow Plows Plenty Of Room

With snow expected again this week, the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to give snow plows space to work. In addition to giving snowplows in Colorado “Room Continue reading

Don’t Leave Cars On The Side Of The Road

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding those planning on recreating in the backcountry to be cautious when leaving their vehicle parked on the side of a roadway. Anyone leaving a vehicle unattended on the side of the Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway

A semi roll-over closed Highway 139 near Rangely Wednesday night for more than 3 hours. The truck was carrying a load of hay which spilled onto the highway. The driver was not Continue reading

Colorado Sets Record For Traffic Deaths

Colorado has experienced more deaths on the state’s roads this year than have occurred in any of the last 15 years. 615 people have been killed on the state’s highways this year, surpassing last year’s total of 608 fatalities. This is the most Continue reading

Highway 40 Road Work Done For The Year

The US 40 resurfacing and safety-improvement project near Steamboat has been completed for the year. Crews will return in the spring, to complete striping and traffic markings, sidewalk work, guardrail, fencing and landscaping. The $6.9 Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

Craig Traffic Signal Replacement Complete

The Traffic Signal Replacement Project in Craig has been completed by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The project’s goal was to improve traffic flow and to increase the safety of the roadway for Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading

CDOT Warns Residents Of Scam

The Colorado Department of Transportation is warning residents of a new scam where people are receiving fraudulent calls from someone claiming to be a CDOT representative.  The scammer says they are conducting a survey for CDOT that requires personal information Continue reading

Super Bowl DUI Enforcement In CO and WYO

The Colorado State patrol and other local law enforcement will conduct a Heat Is On DUI enforcement campaign for Super Bowl weekend. The enforcement period will last through Monday. A total of 325 impaired drivers were arrested during last years Super Bowl weekend Heat Is On Campaign. The Wyoming Highway Patrol in conjunction with Continue reading

Colorado Traffic Fatalities Up

Traffic fatalities have risen by 25% in Colorado since 2014, according to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. In 2016 there were 605 traffic fatalities on Colorado roads, an increase from the 547 fatalities which occurred in Continue reading