Colorado Department of Transportation

ATV bill driven into study

DENVER – A Colorado House committee on Thursday unanimously backed a measure that would study allowing off-highway vehicles on county roads. House Bill 1329 serves as a compromise after the bill’s...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railroad and scenery fans, rejoice!

The San Juan Skyway has enticed visitors to tour Southwest Colorado since 1989. Now, the Colorado Transportation Commission has voted to approve a new scenic and historic byway that may keep them...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT’s 4/20 campaign aims to reduce DUIs

Monday is April 20, and you know what that means, right? Well, not all of you do. But enough do that the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking measures to make sure people don’t get out...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Signs of summer: Road work

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Be true to your school’

A movement is underway to get a Fort Lewis College version of the Colorado license plate, and supporters are encouraged to sign a petition to make it so. “The vast majority of four-year colleges in...

DATE: April 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Devil’s Highway get bad rap?

As a two-lane, high-speed highway with steady semi-truck traffic, a cruise down on U.S. Highway 491 for even the experienced highway commuter can be hair-raising. It is notorious among county...

DATE: April 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road construction to begin

With spring comes construction and maintenance on our roads, and starting Monday, drivers can expect delays when headed north of Hermosa on U.S. Highway 550. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: April 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials make case for transportation funding

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer State, local and tribal officials outlined the need for stable and increased funding for transportation to support the local economy Wednesday at the Transit...

DATE: April 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arc of Styrofoam now Arc of Smedley

Another chapter has been written in the continuing saga of the Arc of History, the controversial public art piece at the intersection of U.S. highways 160 and 550. The two mini-Arcs of History,...

DATE: March 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoother traffic?

Drivers are stopping and being delayed less on the stretch of road from 32nd Street to the U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 172 intersection, according to a study commissioned by the Colorado...

DATE: March 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

How do we fix our roads?

In a colorful little Mexican restaurant called Casa de Sanchez in North Denver, Fareed Ali ate with some of his co-workers during a break from their job repairing home exteriors. They drive a lot...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preempting danger

RED MOUNTAIN PASS With the help of explosives lobbed into about a dozen avalanche chutes, a team from the Colorado Department of Transportation opened U.S. Highway 550 between Ouray and Silverton...

DATE: March 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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