September News Items
CDOT Selects Four Additional Contractors to Assist With Flood Repairs

September 23, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has selected four additional contracting teams to begin repairs to three major corridors as well as the highways east of I-25 that sustained damage during the floods.

Public Invited to Statewide Transit Plan Public Open Houses

September 24, 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.

Lane Shift on I-25 South of RidgeGate Friday Night

September 25, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – This Friday night and Saturday morning, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will shift traffic into a new lane configuration on the bridge rehabilitation project on I-25 south of RidgeGate. The traffic shift will take place as follows:

Dotsero Bridge Replacement Complete Ahead of Schedule

September 26, 2013 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - EAGLE COUNTY — Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Eagle County and representatives from the Federal Highway Administration cut the ribbon during an informal gathering to mark the early completion the Dotsero “green” Bridge Replacement Project.

CDOT Announces Estimated Reopening Dates for Several Highways

September 26, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Following the selection of four contractors earlier this week as well as continued work by Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews, the National Guard and other contractors, CDOT has announced estimated opening dates for many highways.

Today is 40th Anniversary of I-70 West of Fruita to Utah State Line

September 27, 2013 - Interstate segment won “first place” distinction in 1973 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Sept. 27, 2013, the westernmost section of I-70 in Colorado, a 11-mile segment from Mack west to the Utah/Colorado border, has reached its 40th anniversary.

Fall Drives along Colorado Byways integrated with Colorado State Parks

September 27, 2013 - Statewide Transportation Plan - Peak to Peak Highway Open to all Traffic - DENVER – September brings a chill to the night air, an earlier sunset, and children back in school. Colorado is fortunate to have four distinct seasons, and this is the time of the year to get out and enjoy the fall colors.

Full Closures, both directions, on SH 145 Lizard Head Pass this Tuesday Night

September 27, 2013 - PROJECT UPDATE - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - SAN MIGUEL COUNTY – The work to install one-half of the new concrete box culvert (CBC) under SH 145 on Lizard Head Pass will require a full closure of both lanes this coming Tuesday night, starting a 10 p.m. (October 1) and ending at 4 a.m. (October 2).

I-70 Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

September 27, 2013 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - IDAHO SPRINGS – Concrete paving, barrier and electrical work, and truck hauling operations are scheduled to take place next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels and, at times, at the bottom of Floyd Hill.