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CDOT begins upgrading curb ramps in the city

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation began a project to bring curb ramps into alignment with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and public right-of-way accessibility guidelines.

In CDOT's Region 3, about 1,000 curb ramps may be deficient.

CDOT expands transportation options for W. Slope

People living in the Gunnison Valley and in southwestern Colorado have a new way to travel to Denver, Grand Junction and other locations, including areas along the Front Range.

The Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) existing Bustang service is expanding to serve the communities along U.S. 160, Colorado 145, U.S. 550 and U.S 50 between Durango and Grand Junction.

County and CDOT to partner on access control on Hwy. 92

The conceptual design and final report for the Rogers Mesa Access Control Plan (ACP), prepared by Stolfus and Associates in close cooperation with Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), has been approved by county commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes. They entered into an intergovernmental agreement with CDOT at their Dec. 18 meeting, accepting the ACP.

US 50/SH 92 intersection improvements are planned

The Colorado Department of Transportation is planning to address safety, sidewalks and drainage at Delta's busiest intersection. Stolfus and Associates, project engineers, outlined the Highway 92/50 intersection improvement project for the Delta City Council Tuesday and at an open house on Wednesday of last week.

Hwy. 92, 50 corner eyed

CDOT has been reviewing the intersection of Highway 50 and 92 to improve traffic movement. CDOT will host a public open house at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Hwy. 92, 50 intersection improvements planned

CDOT has been reviewing the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 92 to improve traffic movement. CDOT will host a public open house at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Higher speed limit raises concerns for pedestrians

Actions by the Colorado Department of Transportation have raised concerns about pedestrian safety in the Town of Hotchkiss.

At the Sept. 14 town council meeting, public works director Mike Owens reported that pedestrian crossing signs at several Bridge Street intersections were removed because CDOT officials felt there was too much sign "noise" on the street.

State pledges more for enhancement project

The Cedaredge Town Board on Sept. 7 agreed to an offer from CDOT to contribute up to $75,000 more toward eventual completion of the Main Street Enhancement Project. Of the total $75,000, the town will be required to contribute 20 percent, or about $15,000, it was stated at the meeting.

Number crunching to enhance human-powered travel

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is teaming up with Strava Metro to collect better cycling and walking trip information. That data then will be used to improve planning, safety and infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians throughout the state.

CDOT awarded for rockfall mitigation

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) received five awards from the 2016 Engineering News-Records Mountain States Best Project competition for various transportation projects. Mountain States Best Project awards are judged based on design and construction quality, contribution to the community and the industry, and how a project overcame unusual challenges through teamwork and collaboration.

Commissioners get update from CDOT

Representatives from the Colorado Department of Transportation gave their annual report on activities to the Delta County Commissioners on Oct. 3.

CDOT spent just over $1 million on maintenance in Delta County last year.

CDOT addresses 'killer habit' in new campaign

The first step in overcoming any bad habit is admitting you have one. And data suggests Coloradans do in fact have a dangerous habit -- distracted driving.

Commissioners see truck route idea as a Delta issue

The county commissioners explained on Monday they believe the City of Delta is the jurisdiction that should be "leading the discussion" on having CDOT assume some $22 million in outstanding debt and take over ownership of Delta's new alternate truck route.

District 1 Commissioner Doug Atchley explained the truck route "is in the City of Delta and its citizens approved a bond to pay for it. It is a City of Delta indebtedness."

Seat belt use lags

A new study on seat belt usage conducted for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reveals that 85.2 percent of the state's roadway users are buckling up. But a team of trained observers estimated the usage rate in Delta County at just 70.8 percent.

CDOT provides county with regional road update

Engineers and managers from CDOT reported to the Board of County Commissioners recently on the much improved railroad grade crossing at SH 50 in Delta, and on other road issues in the region.

The report is an annual review of CDOT activities in the sprawling Region 3 that includes Delta County and 14 other counties, and that is the largest CDOT region in the state.

Major changes are coming to I-70 this winter

Last year, the Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) improved operations and Change Your Peak Drive campaign helped achieve a 35 percent decrease in fatal and injury crashes and a 46 percent decrease in weather-related crashes along the I-70 Mountain Corridor. Working to build upon last year's success, CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), I-70 Coalition and Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA) are joining forces to decrease congestion and increase safety and reliability along the Mountain Corridor.

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