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Colorado Department of Transportation

Colorado Changes Mile Marker '420′ to Discourage Sign Snatchers

The 420 Times | Posted 03.16.2014 | Denver
The 420 Times

CDOT are hopeful that subtracting the one-hundredth of a mile from the new signage will deem it unattractive to sticky-fingered tokers with an urge to add it to their collection of marijuana-themed memorabilia.

I-70 Shut Down For 25 Miles In Both Directions After Wrecks

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Denver

DENVER, April 2 (Reuters) - Multiple vehicle crashes caused by an early spring snowstorm near the ski resort of Vail prompted the closure of a major...

Sunday Snowy Sunday

Posted 04.26.2013 | Denver

Denver airport officials say they have cancelled hundreds of flights for a snowstorm that is expected to continue throughout the day and into the even...

Christo's 'Over The River' Project Put On Hold

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- A federal judge has ruled that the artist Christo cannot begin construction of his Arkansas River project in Colorado...

Is 'Over The River' Through The Woods?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Denver

Christo's 'Over The River' project just took another step forward. On Tuesday, commissioners in Fremont County approved a permit for the fabric art pr...

Christo's 'Over The River' Pushed Back Again

Posted 02.22.2012 | Denver

Fabric artist Christo is yet again pushing back the date for his "Over the River" project which proposes to hang 5.9 miles of aluminum coated fabric p...

'Over The River' Project Waiting On The Locals

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Federal land managers announced a final decision Monday approving Christo's art proposal to suspend 5.9 miles worth of silvery, translu...

'Drugged Driving' Target Of New Campaign (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.22.2011 | Denver

Move over, DUI, there's a new menace in town: the DUI. Despite sharing the same acronym, 'drugged driving,' is the focus of a Colorado Department of ...

CDOT Removes Boulders From Above I-70

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 06.05.2011 | Denver

GEORGETOWN, Colo. — A 25-mile stretch of Colorado's main east-west highway was shut down Tuesday so crews tethered to a mountainside by ropes co...

State Planning Removal Of 40 Precarious Boulders Perched Above I-70

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A cluster of boulders perched 300 feet above Colorado's main east-west highway will shut down the main route to many of the state's maj...

Colorado's Worst Bridges Will Take Years To Fix

KMGH Denver | Christin Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Two of the worst bridges in Colorado are going to be replaced, but not until 2012. Replacement of the Bronco Arch Bridge on Interstate 25...

At Least $24 Million For Proposed I-70 Traffic Fix

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Installing "zipper lanes" on Interstate 70 to reduce eastbound congestion on ski-season Sundays would cost at least $24 million, state transportation ...

I-70 Improvements Could Cost As Much As $20 Billion: CDOT

The Denver Post | Jeffrey Leib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado officials today released a revised study of potential transportation improvements for the Interstate 70 mountain corridor with a "preferred a...

Colorado Ski Traffic Myth? CDOT Says Worse Traffic Is In The Summer

KMGH Denver | Deb Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Many drivers complain how ski traffic can clog Interstate 70 between Silverthorne and Denver, but the congestion is actually worse in the su...

Colorado High Speed Rail Lines Would Cost Roughly 22 Billion: Feasibility Study

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

High-speed passenger rail service on dedicated tracks along the Interstate 25 and Interstate 70 corridors will cost $22 billion and likely require up ...

Glenwood Canyon Rockslide: ANOTHER Boulder Smashes Car On I-70

KUSA | Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD CANYON - A boulder rolled onto a car on Interstate 70 on Thursday in the same area as the largest ever rockslide in Colorado. The Colorado...

I-70 Rock Slide: Interstate Set To Reopen For Limited Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers have reopened Interstate 70 in western Colorado, three days after a rock slide tore gaping holes in an elevate...

Woman Killed By Falling Rock On I-70 Detour Route

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Workers are breaking up a huge boulder threatening to tumble down a cliff onto Interstate 70 in western Colorado, days...

Rescue Crews Still Wary Of One Giant Boulder Above I-70 Slide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. � Workers hiked up the side of a Colorado canyon Tuesday to examine another boulder threatening to fall on Interstate 70 aft...

MASSIVE Rock Slide Creates Gaping Holes, Blocks 17-Mile Stretch Of I-70

AP | SAMANTHA ABERNETHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A rock slide punched gaping holes in a bridge and left huge boulders on Interstate 70, closing a 17-mile stretch in western Colorado an...

Jim Bunning's Objections Will Shut Down Colorado Road Projects After A Few Weeks

KMGH Denver | Jayson Luber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Two thousand federal transportation workers are still on furlough without pay and the Obama administration said they have a Kentucky senator to blame ...

CDOT Turns Nazi Adopted Highway Stretch In Brighton Over To Baptists

9 News | Dan Boniface | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday that due to an error in processing an Adopt-A-Highway contract, a Nazi group...

Neo-Nazis Adopt A Stretch Of Highway In Brighton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. — A white supremacist group in Colorado will be heading out on the roads near Denver to pickup litter. The chapter of the Nationa...

What Does 6 FEET Of Snow Look Like? CDOT Photos From Last Week's Blizzard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While Denver got little more than a bit of cloud cover last week, two storms absolutely doused Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, dumping more...

FASTER Reform Bill Gets Democratic Support While CDOT Can't Collect Enough Funds

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looks like state Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, will have some bipartisan support in his bid to modify late fees for vehicle registrations this session- a b...