Amy Ford

CDOT spokeswoman Amy Ford (credit: CBS)

CDOT Launches ‘Peak Time Challenge’ To Raise Awareness About I-70 Jams

Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation have launched a contest that’s intended to spread awareness about how to avoid heavy Interstate 70 mountain traffic.

02/21/2014

Several people were removed from a public meeting on the privatization of U.S. 36 on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Emotional Debate As U.S. 36 Privatization Moves Closer To Done Deal

There were some tense moments amid emotional outbursts at the latest meeting to discuss the privatization and addition of a toll lane along the U.S. 36 corridor.

02/19/2014

People lined up to comment on the U.S. 36 privatization contract (credit: CBS)

Privatizing U.S. 36 Moves Closer To Final Contract

The 50-year long contract to expand U.S. 36 is one step closer to being finalized despite an outcry of public opposition.

02/19/2014

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CDOT Metering Ramps Onto I-70

The Colorado Department of Transportation is metering the ramps onto Interstate 70 at Silverthorne and Frisco this weekend.

02/16/2014

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Meeting Over CDOT’s US 36 Deal Moved To Accommodate More People

After a heated public meeting in Westminster over a deal that would allow a private consortium to operate US 36, the venue for a meeting in Louisville Thursday evening has been changed to accommodate more people.

02/13/2014

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Critics Attack 50-Year Deal On Boulder Turnpike

Critics heatedly attacked a 50-year deal Wednesday that would allow a private consortium to operate the main highway between Denver and Boulder, saying it will last too long and puts the public at risk.

02/13/2014

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US Highway 36 Finance Deal To Get Public Airing

Supporters and opponents are gearing up for two public meetings to discuss a deal that would allow a private company to take over the operation of the main highway between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years.

02/12/2014

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CDOT Running Low On De-Icer

The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing their best to keep roads safe but there has been more snow and ice than usual so far and they are running low on Ice Slicer de-icer.

02/04/2014

Traffic on I-70 (credit: CBS)

CDOT Wants Drivers To Change Habits To Ease I-70 Congestion

Almost every weekend traffic in the mountains is a challenge, and this holiday weekend is no exception. So the Colorado Department of Transportation has been coming up with some new ways to get drivers to change their travel habits.

01/19/2014

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Smarter Snowplows Might Be On The Way

Snowplow operators say they can’t be everywhere at once, but they are getting some high-tech help this winter in three states using a new digital intelligence system built in Boulder.

01/04/2014

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