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03-2014

March News Items
Spring Storm Hitting the Passes: Expect Icy Drive Tonight, Tomorrow

March 7, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SOUTHWEST/SOUTH-CENTRAL COLORADO – “It’s snowing really hard—a good, wet spring storm,” said Vance Kelso, CDOT maintenance area supervisor in Ridgway. “This will lead to snow-packed and icy roads, particularly tonight and into tomorrow morning.”

Heavy Traffic Along I-70 Mountain Corridor

March 8, 2014 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER/NORTHEAST COLORADO —Motorists traveling westbound along the I-70 corridor Saturday morning should anticipate winter driving conditions and heavy traffic.

Crews testing eastern plains technology for more efficient snow removal in mountains

March 10, 2014 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE — Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be using cutting-edge technology from its Eastern Plains region on the I-70 corridor in Eagle and potentially Summit counties. CDOT crews from Logan County have loaned the mountain corridor a relatively new piece of snow removal equipment called a tow plow to help maintenance crews clear snow and ice from the interstate.

I-70 Eastbound Closed at Eisenhower Tunnel

March 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Eastbound Traffic Held at Silverthorne, Loveland Ski Area and at the Tunnel

CDOT Aeronautics Division Awards Discretionary Grants

March 13, 2014 - Aeronautics - DENVER, Colorado (March 13, 2014) – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has authorized distribution of $19.7 million in state aviation fuel tax revenues through grants to 47 Colorado public use airports under the Aviation Discretionary Grant Program administered by the Division of Aeronautics of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

Bus to Shoulder Pilot Program to Test on I-70 Mountain Corridor

March 14, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking at a variety of options to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-70 mountain corridor during peak travel times.

I-70 Mountain Corridor Weekend Travel

March 14, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1, Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3, Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists traveling westbound along the I-70 corridor Friday afternoon and evening Saturday morning should anticipate heavy traffic and delays.


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