Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Transportation

Highway 64 Closed Near Rangely

CDOTHighway 64 near Rangely will be closed Wednesday to allow crews to work on a rock scaling project. There are concerns about the stability of a large rock slab in the area so crews will be working to secure it. The duration of the closure will depend on the Continue reading

Detoured Traffic To Continue Through NW Colorado

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed at least through midday tomorrow following a rock slide that damaged the roadway and left massive boulders on the highway. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to begin moving traffic though the canyon sometime tomorrow by operating a single-lane alternating traffic pattern that could remain in place for several days while repairs and rock stabilization continues. Yesterday, crews began the process of evaluating the walls of the Continue reading

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

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

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