News

12-2012

December News Items
New Aeronautics Technology Improves Safety and Efficiency in Western Colorado

December 3, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced the activation of new NextGen technology that will help pilots address inclement weather around Montrose Regional Airport in western Colorado.

State Highway 94 Closure this Weekend

December 4, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CHEYENNE COUNTY – State Highway (SH) 94 will be closed this weekend near Aroya to allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its highway crossing tracks

I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

December 6, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – Full closures of the westbound Twin Tunnel on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs are scheduled overnight next week for rock scaling and rock fence installation.

Safety Project Set to Start on Highway 285

December 6, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) begins installing a drain system under U.S. 285 at Windy Point (mile 240.5) next week, designed to enhance traveler safety by reducing roadway freezing.

Winter Storm on the Way

December 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Not a large storm but “Better than nothing,” and time for motorists to get prepared.

CDOT Ready to Keep Mountain Passes Open

December 11, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE – With winter weather finally arriving in Colorado’s high country, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) stands ready to keep an inventory of 36 high mountain passes on the state highway system open around the clock.

Safety Project Underway on Highway 83

December 12, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is adding left turn lanes and widening the shoulders along a short segment of southbound State Highway (SH) 83, just north of Franktown and SH 86.

Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Closed for Season

December 13, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation closed the Glenwood Canyon bike path—which extends from Glenwood Springs to Dotsero (mile marker 116 to 131)—for the season.

Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

December 13, 2012 - Central/Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Single lane closures are scheduled overnight next week at the Twin Tunnels on Interstate 70 at the east end of Idaho Springs for resetting concrete barrier and restriping.

Finally, a Decent Storm

December 13, 2012 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Last weekend’s storm was a good start to the holiday season, but left a little to be desired by snow seekers.


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