Letter to the Editor: Move forward to improve state roads

Dear Editor: A recent report ranked Colorado’s rural and urban interstate conditions 47th and 33rd in the nation respectively. Whether you’re from Meeker or from Denver, poor transportation conditions are a problem.

Traffic delays possible in area

RBC | According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two current road projects under way in the Rio Blanco County area that are subject to causing area delays:

New CDOT engineer for part of county

RBC | The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced the promotion of Grand Junction resident engineer Jason Smith to West Program Engineer in Region 3, which includes part of Rio Blanco County.

Traffic closures possible in area

RBC | According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two current road projects under way in the Rio Blanco County area that are subject to causing area delays:

Traffic closures possible in area

RBC | According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two current road projects under way in the Rio Blanco County area that are subject to causing area delays:

Traffic closures possible in area

RBC | According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there are two current road projects under way in the Rio Blanco County area that are subject to causing area delays: State Highway 13, northbound and southbound south of Meeker (milemarker 22-25) could have periodic delays through May 2013. State Highway

Road work

RBC I Delays are possible along Highway 13 south of Meeker (mile marker 38) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning in April and continuing through October. There will be single lane closures for fence installation and culvert work.

Letter to the Editor: CDOT has it wrong

Dear Editor: For those of you who travel SH13 from Rifle to Meeker, here is some information I garnered by calling CDOT.

Douglas Pass repairs under way

RANGELY I The Colorado Department of Transportation will repair two sections of damage to the shoulder on SH 139 on Douglas Pass.

Be prepared for conditions

RBC I Winter is headed this way before we know it. If you’re heading out of town, being prepared for hazardous road conditions is a good idea. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has multiple resources available for travelers to find out what kinds of conditions they may be traveling into.

Drivers: watch for wildlife

RBC I The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are reminding drivers throughout the state to be extra cautious right now and especially watchful of moose, elk, deer, pronghorn and even bears wandering on roads and highways.

CDOT launches website for Colo. bridge projects

RBC I The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) officially launched a new website that will track the status of Colorado’s bridges as they are being planned, designed and constructed through the Colorado Bridge Enterprise (CBE).