Category Archives: Roads

INDEPENDENCE PASS REMAINS CLOSED FOR SEASON

Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation announces the season closure of SH 82 over Independence Pass. The pass closure includes the area from just east of Aspen to west of Twin Lakes, approximately 18 miles. CDOT had closed Independence Pass … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE PASS TO REMAIN CLOSED OVER WEEKEND

INDEPENDENCE PASS TO REMAIN CLOSED OVER WEEKEND   CDOT will re-assess conditions Monday morning; pass may not open again prior to annual closing date of Nov. 7

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Westbound I-70 Closed at Vail Pass

Westbound Interstate 70 is closed from Copper Mountain to East Vail due to a multi-vehicle accident. The trailer of the semi truck involved in the accident was split and off-loading the trailer will take some time. Most all traffic is … Continue reading

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Drivers Cautioned about I-70 Sun Glare

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers who travel Interstate 70 about the sun glare problem that impacts drivers at this time of year on Floyd Hill. Beginning in early November and continuing through early February, morning drivers … Continue reading

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Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory Median barrier work, sign installation, and truck hauling operations are part of the planned activities for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels. Lane closures are scheduled as follows, weather permitting: Monday, October … Continue reading

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CITY INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE SOUTH BRIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

The City of Glenwood Springs, with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Garfield County, announce the availability of the South Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA). The public review and comment period on the EA begins Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Smuggler Forestry Work

Forestry work is underway on Smuggler Mountain that could affect travel and cause temporary trial closures. The project includes clearing some oak brush, and thinning dead, overcrowded and overgrown trees and vegetation to promote forest health, improve wildlife habitat and … Continue reading

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TOWN OF CARBONDALE – Overhead Utility Undergrounding Project

TOWN OF CARBONDALE Overhead Utility Undergrounding Project On Monday, October 21, 2013, Gould Construction will begin undergrounding the overhead utilities at the intersection of Main Street and SH 133. Xcel Energy, Century Link, Cedar Networks, and Comcast along with the … Continue reading

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Gov. Hickenlooper announces 44 statewide transportation projects for RAMP program

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Don Hunt today announced 44 partnership projects as part of the Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships (RAMP) program totaling $580 million to maximize and expand the statewide transportation … Continue reading

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CDOT Maintenance Crews to Pump Water from I-70 West of Parachute Tomorrow, Friday

Tomorrow and Friday, CDOT maintenance crews will pump the flood-created ponds from median between I-70 east- and westbound lanes west of Parachute (between mile points 68.5 and 69.5). The heavy flooding in September had sent water, mud and debris across … Continue reading

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