I-25 South Gap project in Colorado enters final year of construction
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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) this week announced the I-25 South Gap project has entered its fourth and final year of highway construction. The 18-mile I-25 South Gap project between Castle Rock and Monument will deliver a new express lane in each direction, wider shoulders, five…
September 30, 2021
The Colorado Transportation Commission this week proposed new transportation pollution reduction planning standards aimed at reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.  The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) says this proposal will shape how state and…
August 17, 2021
The deployment of the nation’s largest fleet of low-speed, autonomous electric shuttles launched this week in multiple cities across Colorado. The low-speed shuttle service in Golden, Colorado is designed to operate in normal traffic and is named The Mines Rover, according to the Colorado Smart…
August 12, 2021
I-70 Glenwood Canyon mudslides
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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced the immediate availability of $11.6 million in “quick release” emergency relief (ER) funds to help the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) make repairs to I-70 in Glenwood Canyon damaged by mudslides. I-70 is a critical…
August 11, 2021
Colorado governor signs $5.4B transportation funding plan into law
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Gov. Jared Polis last week signed a $5.4 billion transportation funding bill into law to go towards fixing and maintaining Colorado's roads and bridges. The bill is named SB21-260—Sustainability Of The Transportation System and was sponsored by state Senators Stephen Fenberg and Faith Winter as…
June 21, 2021
Mile High Shift makes way for next step of Central 70 Project in Colorado
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As part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Central 70 Project, the much-anticipated Mile High Shift took place yesterday morning as I-70 reopened between I-270 and Washington Street. CDOT says crews worked around the clock over the weekend to prepare for traffic to enter the new…
May 25, 2021
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently released its “Survey of State Funding for Public Transportation” Final Report 2021. The report provides a snapshot of state-by-state investment in public transportation from federal, state, and local funding…
May 03, 2021
Colorado DOT begins bridge replacement as part of I-25 South Gap project
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The Colorado DOT (CDOT) recently announced that reconstruction has begun on the County Line Road bridge over I-25, one of five structures to be replaced as part of the 18-mile I-25 South Gap project between Monument and Castle Rock. In partnership with contractor Kraemer North America, the County…
March 11, 2021
Colorado Central 70 project
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As part of the Colorado DOT's (CDOT) Central 70 Project, crews dedicated more than one million hours into completing 24 major milestones in 2020. Since 2018, three million hours have been dedicated to construction of the state's largest infrastructure project in history. The Central 70 Project will…
January 07, 2021
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced six bridge projects as the winners in its 2020 Concrete Bridge Awards. The Awards of Excellence from the 17th Biennial Concrete Bridge Awards Competition is co-sponsored by PCA and Roads & Bridges Media. The competition, instituted in 1988,…
December 10, 2020
Colorado DOT completes two impactful resurfacing projects in Denver area
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The Colorado DOT (CDOT) and contractor partner Brannan Sand and Gravel recently completed two significant resurfacing projects this summer in the Denver area. These projects included the Belleview Avenue Overlay Project between University Boulevard and I-25 and the Leetsdale Drive Resurfacing…
September 23, 2020
The $1.2 billion Central 70 project—an expansion of I-70 through northeast Denver—has been ongoing for two years, and while sizable progress is in evidence, there remain several project milestones as yet unattained, and project leaders are now struggling to get ahold of the schedule to make up for…
August 10, 2020