As work begins on tunnels west of Denver, I-70 project brings long-term partial closure

DENVER I Crews began closing lanes in both directions of I-70 near Idaho Springs last week as work began to shift eastbound I-70 traffic back onto the detour route around the tunnels.

Resurfacing parts of Highway 64 under way

RBC I Having begun Monday and lasting through June, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has started its resurfacing project on State Highway 64, near Rangely, between mile markers 28 and 38.

431 DUI arrests made in state over New Year’s Eve enforcement period

DENVER I New Year’s Eve celebrations turned sour for many users of Colorado roadways who chose to ring in 2014 by driving impaired. Preliminary reports indicate 431 people were arrested for DUI during the New Year’s Eve enforcement period through the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) ongoing The Heat Is On impaired driving prevention campaign.

Driving under the influence of marijuana illegal throughout Colorado

RBC I As marijuana becomes available for recreational use throughout Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) remind motorists that it is illegal to drive while impaired by marijuana.

DUI enforcement to increase around state through weekend

RBC I Once again, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) will team up with 76 law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado to increase DUI enforcement during the holiday period. During last year’s New Year’s Eve enforcement period, 501 people were arrested on Colorado roadways for DUI and there were two […]

Letter to the Editor: County has new communications manager

Dear Editor: This is a open letter to dear friends in the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Region 3 area, which includes Rio Blanco County.

All lanes open at Twin Tunnels

RBC I All lanes have been reopened at Eastbound Twin Tunnels after a nine-month construction project widening the tunnel from two lanes to three.

Letter to the Editor: County has new CDOT communications mgr.

Dear Editor: This is a open letter to dear friends in the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Region 3 area, which includes Rio Blanco County. I have worked with many of you over the past decade on plenty of exciting CDOT projects and news stories. So while I will greatly miss

1,342 arrested for DUI over holiday weekend

RBC I Labor Day marked the unofficial close of summer, and for the many arrested for driving impaired on Colorado roadways, the end-of-summer celebrations came to an abrupt finish.

Letter to the Editor: Efforts to secure funds for highways

Dear Editor: Finally, a group, MPACT64, (Club 20 is a member) is leading an effort to secure more funds for our deteriorating state highway system.

Counties pushing night seat belts

RBC | The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies in 11 counties support the Click It or Ticket campaign to save lives by increasing seat belt use at night.

Letter to the Editor: Note planned changes for SH13

Dear Editor: I attended the informational meeting regarding the future modernization of State Highway 13 from Rifle to Rio Blanco on July 16. Counting my wife and two staff members from CDOT, six of us were there.