About CDOT

CDOT exists to ensure that Colorado has a safe and efficient highway system by building and maintaining interstates, U.S. and state highways.

Mission & Vision

CDOT strives to provide the best multi-modal transportation system for Colorado that safely moves people, goods and information.


CDOT has a rich history spanning 110+ years. The first highway bill was passed in 1910 forming a three-member Highway Commission.


The CDOT executive director and Executive Management Team is comprised of directors from all divisions and regions.

Transportation Commission

The state's transportation system is managed by CDOT under the direction of the Transportation Commission of Colorado.