Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Transportation

C-DOT Reinstates Doubled Fines in Wildlife Zones

deer on road 300Motorists on some stretches of northwest Colorado highways will be slapped with doubled fines when caught speeding under a resumed effort to cut down on collisions with wildlife. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that it is reinstating increased fines in wildlife zones. Fines will be Continue reading

CPW Warns Drivers to Watch for Wildlife

colorado parksAs November 1st brings an end to daylight savings time, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Colorado motorists of the higher risk of being involved in a wildlife-related accident. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, November sees more car accidents involving wildlife than any other Continue reading

C-DOT Urges Use of Personal Breathalyzers

breathalyzerTechnology may be the answer to curbing the amount of drinking and driving in Colorado. Through widespread use of personal breathalyzers, which provide an estimate of one’s blood-alcohol level, people across the state will have the ability to make safe and responsible decisions when they’re drinking. And with Continue reading

DUI Fall Enforcement Campaign Underway

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is ready to crank up the heat on drunk drivers with the statewide Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period. Working with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies, CDOT’s The Heat Is On campaign launched the DUI crackdown Friday. It continues Continue reading

C-DOT Continues Work on Highway 13

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation will continue work on Highway 13 between Craig and Meeker next week. There are two projects underway on the stretch, including bridgework Continue reading

Bridge Work to Slow Traffic on Highway 13

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on the bridge over the Yampa River on Highway 13 south of Craig next week. Crews will be doing mostly prep work for a bridge repair Continue reading

C-DOT to Start Bridge Repair on Highway 13 Next Week

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation is getting ready to start bridge repair work over the Yampa River on Highway 13 about 5 miles south of Craig. The preliminary work begins Monday. Continue reading

Works Begins on Steamboat Intersection Next Week

City-of-SteamboatOn Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Y.E.H. & Associates will conduct soil test boring work at the intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River Road. The tests are part Continue reading

C-DOT Starts Click it or Ticket Campaign

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation has begun another Click It or Ticket campaign with a statewide nighttime seat belt crackdown. The nighttime enforcement began yesterday and runs Continue reading

271 Drivers Arrested for DUI Over 4th of July Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) joined forces with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies over the 4th of July weekend to saturate Colorado’s roadways with DUI patrols arresting 271 drivers for impaired driving. The increased DUI enforcement period, part of CDOT’s The Continue reading

Road Work Continues in Northwest Colorado

C-DOTRoad work continues on State Highway 9 in Grand County, as crews continue a wildlife mitigation project. Those looking to travel in that direction should know that delays of up to 45 minutes can occur. The project was shut down over the 4th of July weekend, Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Warn About Vehicle Collisions

colorado parksWildlife are on the move again – deer and elk are migrating to their summer habitats, and that means they will be crossing highways in higher numbers. The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and and other statewide organizations make efforts each migration season Continue reading