News

10-2013

October News Items
Highway 24 Closure Postponed/Rescheduled

October 15, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is rescheduling the overnight closure of eastbound U.S. 24 at Union Boulevard until next week.

SH 82 Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge “Story Poling” Event Tomorrow

October 15, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The SH 82 Grand Avenue Bridge project team is hosting another story poling event, this time to provide a visual perspective of the proposed pedestrian bridge ramp to 7th Street. Members of the team will be on location, showing the width and height of an ADA-compliant pedestrian ramp.

Public Invited to Statewide Transit Plan Public Open Houses

October 16, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE - The Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Transit and Rail is in the process of developing its first ever comprehensive Statewide Transit Plan, providing a framework for creating an integrated transit system that meets the mobility needs of Coloradans.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces 44 statewide transportation projects for RAMP program

October 17, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Don Hunt today announced 44 partnership projects as part of the Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships (RAMP) program totaling $580 million to maximize and expand the statewide transportation system.

I-70 Eagle Interchange Traffic Switch

October 17, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE - Traffic on Eby Creek Road between Chambers and I-70 is now switched to a new configuration.

Independence Pass Gets 8 Inches

October 18, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT crews maintaining pass, surrounding snow-packed areas; conditions expected to clear this afternoon.

CDOT Unveils New Statewide Transportation Plan Website

October 22, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has launched a new website in coordination with the development of the 2040 Statewide Transportation Plan which identifies future needs for Colorado’s transportation system and establishes a transportation vision for the state.

CDOT Encourages Motorists to Prepare for Winter

October 24, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - This week, October 20 through October 26 is Colorado Winter Weather Preparedness Week and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging Coloradans to prepare their vehicle for the winter ahead.

CDOT presenting Rail Study Findings to Public

October 25, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit & Rail is holding several open houses over the next few weeks to present recommendations to the public from the Interregional Connectivity Study (ICS).

Rock Work to Stop Traffic in Manitou

October 25, 2013 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - MANITOU SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be conducting rock scaling operations near Cave of the Winds next week, requiring intermittent traffic stops on U.S. 24.

Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

October 25, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Median barrier work, sign installation, and truck hauling operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels.

Railroad Repairs to Close Santa Fe Drive Near Oxford Avenue This Weekend

October 30, 2013 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – Starting at 10 p.m. on November 1, 2013 and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on November 4, 2013, weather permitting, all lanes of northbound and southbound Santa Fe Drive between Union Avenue and Oxford Avenue will be closed for railroad crossing repairs.


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