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09-2011

September News Items
State Transportation Commission Urges Congress to Take Action for Transportation in Colorado

September 1, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER—As the deadline for Congressional action to preserve funding for critical transportation projects and maintain private-sector engineering and construction jobs approaches, the Colorado Transportation Commission is asking Congress to do the right thing and ensure that federal highway and transit programs and projects don’t shut down.

Wildlife Zones Legislation

September 1, 2011 - September 1 marks the reinstatement of Wildlife Zones and lowered nighttime speed limits on some key corridors.

Federal and State Officials Sign Loan to Fund Remainder of the US 36 Corridor Improvement Project

September 1, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Today, September 1st, officials from the Federal Highway Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), signed the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan that will allow the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to move forward with adding express lanes and other improvements to the US 36 corridor between Pecos Street and Interlocken Loop.

State Highway 52 Resurfacing Project Begins Next Tuesday

September 2, 2011 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - BOULDER COUNTY — On Tuesday, September 6, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin a 4.5-mile surface treatment project on State Highway (SH) 52 from SH 119 to US 287.

100 Days of Heat Culminates with Labor Day Weekend Crackdown

September 2, 2011 - Traffic Safety - Denver, CO (September 02, 2011) – With the hottest August on record behind us, the Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the state are turning up the heat by increasing DUI enforcement for the Labor Day holiday weekend with a goal of zero drug- or alcohol-related fatalities.

I-25 Closure at Woodmen Road Next Week

September 2, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing Interstate 25 at Woodmen Road next week, allowing the sign structure that crosses the highway to be painted.

Public Comment Period for the North I-25 Final Environmental Impact Statement Extended

September 2, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY– The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has extended the original 30-day comment period for the North I-25 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to 45 days, ending on October 3, 2011 in order to give the public and local entities more time to review the comprehensive document.

Paving on I-70 after Labor Day

September 2, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is paving two short segments of Interstate 70 between Silverthorne and the Eisenhower Tunnel next week.

Resurfacing Project to Impact Traffic in Holly Area

September 2, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PROWERS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be chip sealing U.S. 50 in and near Holly for a couple of days next week.

Springfield Railroad Project Delayed

September 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SPRINGFIELD, CO. – The railroad work scheduled in Springfield next week is being postponed.

I-25 Closure at Woodmen Road Postponed

September 9, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is rescheduling the closure of northbound Interstate 25 at Woodmen Road until next week.

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