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Amy Ford

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

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

CDOT, National Guard Hustle To Repair Flood Damaged Roads

Colorado officials are aiming to meet a Dec. 1 target to complete temporary fixes to at least some roads heavily damaged by catastrophic flooding this month.

09/23/2013

A road damaged from flooding (credit: CBS)

CDOT Works To Reconnect Communities Any Way Possible

The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.

09/22/2013

Dave Thrush shared this photo on Sept. 16 and wrote "My Brother works for CDOT in Weld County so I went out with him to look at some of the roads in Kersey, Evans. There's a new Lake in Evans where farms used to be. Platte River is half mile wide in some places."

Builders, Soldiers Hustle To Reconnect Towns

State highway crews and National Guard troops worked furiously Sunday to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by unprecedented flooding.

09/22/2013

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