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Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Department of Transportation’

Colorado DOT Never Sleeps

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

At CDOT, it’s our job to do two things in transportation: save lives and make people’s lives better.

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Colorado DOT: Managing I-70 through Progressive Thinking

Monday, June 12th, 2017

I-70: More than 2,000 miles of the highway reaches from Utah all the way to Maryland. Yet no stretch is more captivating than the Rocky Mountain corridor. With 2.1 million cars maneuvering through congestion, constrained roads and tight curves, the Colorado Department of Transportation manages I-70 by implementing progressive ideas–as inspiring as the mountains themselves.

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Colorado DOT: Ideas in Motion

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Calling Colorado’s busiest corridor just a highway would be an understatement. For half a century, I-25 has connected people and industry, supporting the state’s economy and vitality. As Colorado’s population grows, so do the demands on this interstate. That’s why CDOT remains committed to keeping Colorado in motion–from a $323 economic-boosting project in Denver to the addition of multiple modes of transit between Johnstown and Fort Collins to reducing congestion in Douglas County.

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Jefferson County, CO: Improving the WestConnect Corridor

Monday, November 14th, 2016

This video offers an overview of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s study of the WestConnect corridor in metro Denver. Find out why the study is being undertaken, and what CDOT, the state of Colorado and the region’s visitors have to gain from an improved WestConnect corridor.

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Denver, CO: Meet Fred Estrian, the Walk-Signal Guy

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

In 2015, there were 1,330 pedestrian crashes and 59 pedestrian crash fatalities in Colorado. To educate pedestrians and drivers on the importance of safety and observing pedestrian laws, particularly around crosswalks and intersections, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s introduced Fred Estrian: the classic walk signal brought to life. Fred took to the streets of Denver to educate drivers and pedestrians alike on the important of using and remaining alert at crosswalks.

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Colorado DOT: New AWOS on its Way

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Crews are now underway with the installation of the latest addition to Colorado’s network of mountain automated weather observing systems (AWOS). The latest AWOS will be located on the summit of Dakota Hill near Rollins Pass, north-northwest of Central City, Colorado at an elevation of 10,929 feet MSL.

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Colorado DOT: New Technology to Keep Traffic Flowing

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation introduces RoadX and HERE, two 21st-century technologies to help make driving safer and more efficient statewide.

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Colorado DOT: Implementing New Ideas

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Video introducing the process for implementing new ideas into CDOT.

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Colorado DOT: Why Build Express Lanes?

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Colorado Dept. of Transportation provides informative video on the benefits of highway express lanes, which speed up traffic flow, manage congestion, and bolster revenue to transportation agencies.

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Denver, CO: Creating a Better Future With the I-70 East Corridor Project

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

This video features the structural, safety and congestion challenges the I-70 East Corridor Project currently faces between Brighton Boulevard and Tower Road in Denver, Colorado. It presents a solution developed by CDOT and the community.

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