Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)

1:07pm

Wed February 19, 2014
Transportation

CoPIRG Calls For Review Period On U.S. 36 Contract

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007
Landry Heaton / Flickr - Creative Commons

In response to growing public criticism over a U.S. 36 maintenance project contract, the Colorado Public Interest Research Group is asking for an extended review period.

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3:42pm

Tue February 18, 2014

6:07am

Fri February 14, 2014
Transportation

Lawmakers Hold Hearing On U.S. 36 Flap

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Transportation officials told Colorado lawmakers Thursday that they could’ve done more to educate the public about a new public private partnership on U.S. 36 – but they’re still moving ahead with the plan. The project to ease congestion between Denver and Boulder has been in the works for more than a decade, and would be the first of its kind in the state.

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3:20pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Transportation

Surprising CDOT, Lawmakers Push Back Over U.S. 36 Public-Private Partnership

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Roughly 100,000 cars travel along U.S. Highway 36 between Boulder and Denver each day. In a bid to ease congestion, Colorado is embarking into uncharted territory as the state’s department of transportation is creating a public-private partnership.

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5:15am

Wed February 12, 2014
Safety

Troubling Statistics On Colorado Hit-And-Run Crashes

Distracted driving may be a contributing factor in the high number of hit-and-run crashes in the state
Jason Weaver Creative Commons/Flickr

A new study from I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS finds that, in Colorado, nearly three times a month someone is killed by a driver who flees the scene. Even as overall traffic deaths in Colorado are falling, that’s not the case with hit-and-run fatalities.

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