News

01-2011

January News Items
Less Traffic at Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnels in 2010

January 3, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT COUNTY – Fewer vehicles went through the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels (EJMT) on I-70 in 2010 than in 2009, the second time traffic has declined in the last three years.

I-25 Main Street Closure Tomorrow in Walsenburg

January 4, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - WALSENBURG – Track replacement by the Union Pacific Railroad will require a short segment of Main Street (Interstate 25 Business Route) to be closed in Walsenburg tomorrow.

New Group Assisting CDOT’s Transit & Rail Division

January 7, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – A newly-formed committee is in place and set to help guide and support the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit and Rail.

Public Invited to Highway 86 Meeting

January 11, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is holding an open house next week regarding the upcoming State Highway 86 reconstruction project in Castle Rock.

FASTER-Funded Rockfall Project on SH 82 Now Complete

January 11, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - PITKIN COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Rocksolid Solutions just completed a project to mitigate the potential for rockfall in the Shale Bluffs area (up-valley from Snowmass Canyon).

Girder Installation to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Tonight

January 11, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—Tonight, January 11th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.

Girder Installation to Close Wadsworth Boulevard Tonight

January 12, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER—Tonight, January 12th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install bridge girders for a portion of the new US 285 bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.

Storm Sewer Work to Close Ramp from Westbound Arapahoe Road to Northbound Parker Road Next Week

January 14, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Starting at 5 a.m. on Monday, January 17th and continuing until 11 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the ramp from westbound Arapahoe Road to northbound Parker Road as well as the right lane of westbound Arapahoe Road just east of Parker Road. The closure is necessary for crews to complete storm sewer work at the intersection.

Signal Activated on Highway 96 FASTER Bridge Project

January 14, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - CROWLEY/KIOWA COUNTIES – Detour construction is complete and traffic signals are being activated at two bridge construction sites between Ordway and Eads on State Highway 96.

Rockfall Project Set to Start on I-70

January 18, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins rock mitigation operations along Interstate 70 in the Georgetown and Idaho Springs area this week.

Crews to Realign Parker Road Near Orchard Road for Final Phase of Bridge Repairs over Piney Creek

January 21, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA – On Tuesday, January 25th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign northbound and southbound Parker Road at Orchard Road to complete the final phase of bridge repairs over Piney Creek. The realignment moves traffic to the west so crews can complete work on the east side of the bridge.

Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 at Alameda Avenue Next Week

January 21, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER —Next week, Sunday, January 23rd through Thursday, January, 27th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will demolish the southern portion of the Alameda Avenue bridge over I-25 as part of an ongoing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project.

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