Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)


Wed September 10, 2014
Colorado Flood

Years Of Work Still To Come For Flood-Damaged Colorado Roads

The 2013 floods wiped out roads in narrow canyons, including U.S. 34, in Larimer County, and U.S. 36, in Boulder County.
Capt. Darin Overstreet U.S. Air National Guard

The massive September floods of 2013 tore houses from their foundations and washed away roads as if they were made of sand, not asphalt.

While the Colorado Department of Transportation was able to re-open all damaged roads before Dec. 1, 2013, those roads still need a lot more work before they will be able to withstand future floods.

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Sat September 6, 2014

For Broncos Fans, New Bike Valet Makes Game-Day Transport Easier

Cyclists will be able to park at the entrance of the Mile High Stadium.
Credit Derek DMan / Flickr - Creative Commons

Sunday marks the Denver Broncos' first game of the season. Those wanting to avoid the hassle of traffic and parking will now be able to utilize a bike valet at Denver’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High for all home games.

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Fri September 5, 2014

CDOT Tests Experimental LED Lighting On I-70

The in-pavement LED lighting is being tested on the eastbound lanes of I-70 near the Twin Tunnels. New LED lights have also been installed inside the tunnels.
CDOT flickr- used with permission

The next time you’re driving along I-70 in the mountains, you may think you’re landing on a runway. That’s because the Colorado Department of Transportation is testing new in-pavement LED lighting.

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Thu August 7, 2014


Fri August 1, 2014
Hidden Colorado

Traffic Watchers And First Responders Work Deep Inside Hanging Lake Tunnel

The westbound bore of the Hanging Lake Tunnel
Jim Hill KUNC

You’ve most likely driven through the Hanging Lake Tunnel on Interstate 70 near Glenwood Springs. You’ve probably never noticed a giant hanger door or at least paid it no mind. Just behind that door sits a full-time fire and rescue department and one of the most technologically advanced traffic command centers in the state.

There’s a lot of action going on in the 4,000 foot tunnel situated next to the Colorado River, much of it you’d never get a chance to see – until now that is.

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