Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Transportation

C-DOT Reminds Motorists to Watch for Wildlife During Migration Season

MULE DEERThe Colorado Department of Transportation is urging caution to drivers as deer and elk migrate to summer habitats across roads and highways. According to CDOT, there were 3,437 wildlife-vehicle collisions reported in Colorado in 2013, down from 4,016 in 2012 and below the 10-year average of 3,605. Of the 3,437 collisions, 3,183 Continue reading

C-DOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

textThe Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the Colorado State Patrol to support nationwide efforts to end distracted driving. During the campaign, the National Safety Council recommends drivers stop using cell phones while driving, recognize that hands-free devices offer little safety benefit, understand the Continue reading

C-DOT to Resurface Bridge in Phippsburg

C-DOTNext week, the Colorado Department of Transportation will start a bridge rehabilitation project on State Highway 131 over the Yampa River. The relatively short work zone is located Continue reading

C-DOT to Continue Work on Highway 40 in Steamboat

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Connell Resources will resume work next week on US 40 in Steamboat starting with the Pine Grove intersection. The project includes 5 miles of highway from Elk River Road to Walton Creek Road. Work in the Continue reading

Law Enforcement Switches to “Safe Use” Message

MARIJUANA-300Colorado law enforcement officials are breaking from decades of “Just Say No”-type messaging about marijuana use. Instead, they are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe pot use. The revised campaign started over the weekend, when tens of thousands were expected at public rallies and concerts in observation of the 4/20 Continue reading

YVRA Closes for Upgrades

yampa-airport-signThe Hayden airport is closing until June 15th to make way for a $16.6 million improvement project. Yampa Valley Regional Airport shut down Tuesday night so work could begin on resurfacing the runway and installing 25-foot shoulders on either side. The idea is to make the Continue reading

C-Dot Starts Work on Highway 9

C-DOT-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun a safety and improvements project on Continue reading

C-Dot to Hold Meeting to Provide Summer Project Info

C-DOT-300State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading

State’s Traffic Fatality Rate Increases

CDOTAccording to a report released yesterday by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the total number of motor vehicle fatalities in Colorado increased for the second time in seven years in Continue reading

All Routes to Denver to Include Delays this Summer

C-DOTMoffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, yesterday, announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on all routes to Denver over the next year. Grobe Continue reading

Nearly 8,000 DUI Arrests Made in 2014

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The new year brought new problems for 329 Colorado drivers arrested for impaired driving over New Year’s Eve DUI enforcement, that ran between December 30th and January 5th. In addition, preliminary reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) indicate that there were 153 impaired driving fatalities in Continue reading

Post-Holiday Traffic Expected to be Heavy

C-DOTTransportation officials are reminding motorists to expect heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the next couple of weekends. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, Continue reading