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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

Highway 36 (credit: CBS)

Highway 36 From Lyons To Estes Park Reopens

One of the main Colorado roads that suffered the most damage from the September floods is back open after National Guard troops and the Colorado Department of Transportation worked around the clock to repair the highway.

11/04/2013

Crews working on Highway 36 (credit: CBS)

CDOT Ready To Open Highway 36 From Lyons To Estes Park

Thanks to some dedicated construction crews a portion of Highway 36 will reopen Monday, about a month earlier than anticipated.

11/03/2013

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Toll Lane To Be Added To Eastbound I-70 Near Empire

Drivers willing to pay will be able to bypass weekend traffic jams on Interstate 70 in the near future.

10/28/2013

Crews work on a highway damaged by flooding (credit: CBS)

With Highway 119 Back Open, Crews Move Onto Next Projects

Highway 119 is now back open, which is great news for those who live in the area or who are trying to get to Estes Park, but the Colorado Department of Transportation still faces a long list of roads needing repair.

10/07/2013

Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

09/23/2013

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