CDOT http://krcc.org en CDOT Installs New Flood Monitoring Equipment in Williams Canyon http://krcc.org/post/cdot-installs-new-flood-monitoring-equipment-williams-canyon <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Williams Canyon is getting new rain-monitoring equipment from the Colorado Department of Transportation and the US Geological Survey.&nbsp;</span>KRCC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tucker </span>Hampson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports on the installations taking place this week.</span><br />&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:01:28 +0000 Tucker Hampson 22039 at http://krcc.org CDOT Installs New Flood Monitoring Equipment in Williams Canyon July 4th Weekend Means Heavy Traffic Throughout Colorado http://krcc.org/post/july-4th-weekend-means-heavy-traffic-throughout-colorado <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Coloradoans</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are preparing to hit the road for the July </span>4<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> holiday weekend.&nbsp;</span>KRCC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tucker </span>Hampson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span><br />&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rising gas prices are still 7 cents lower on average than last year, and are expected to have little effect on the number of Colorado residents traveling 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:17:36 +0000 Tucker Hampson 21310 at http://krcc.org July 4th Weekend Means Heavy Traffic Throughout Colorado Ute Pass Construction Work Begins http://krcc.org/post/ute-pass-construction-work-begins <p></p><p>Construction on U.S. 24 through Ute Pass started today resulting in lane closures until April. KRCC's Rachel Gonchar reports:</p><p></p><p>Flood mitigation construction along the eastbound route has all traffic shifted to westbound lanes. The Colorado Department of Transportation says it will stay that way for around two weeks until it’s completed. The traffic will then shift to the eastbound lanes so the work can continue on the other side.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:58:22 +0000 Rachel Gonchar 15285 at http://krcc.org Ute Pass Construction Work Begins Impacts of Winter Weather on I-25 Construction http://krcc.org/post/impacts-winter-weather-i-25-construction <p></p><p>CDOT’s <a href="http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/southi25expansion/" target="_blank">I-25 expansion project</a> is working to add a 3rd lane in each direction between Colorado Springs and Monument by the end of the year.&nbsp; As KRCC’s Maggie Spencer reports, the recent winter weather is slowing progress.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The department planned to complete construction on the section between Woodmen Road and Interquest Parkway by Thanksgiving. CDOT spokesman Bob Wilson says much of the necessary work to do so is not possible during wet and cold conditions.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:28:17 +0000 Maggie Spencer 11875 at http://krcc.org Impacts of Winter Weather on I-25 Construction High Speed Rail Meetings in Pueblo, Colorado Springs http://krcc.org/post/high-speed-rail-meetings-pueblo-colorado-springs <p></p><p>Residents of Pueblo and Colorado Springs get to weigh in on a high speed rail study that looks at transportation from Pueblo to Fort Collins via the Denver International Airport. &nbsp;KRCC’s Martha Perez-Sanz has more.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/ICS" target="_blank">The study</a> looked at existing high speed rail technologies and various impacts and feasibility issues. It comes from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Transit and Rail.</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:34:04 +0000 Martha Perez-Sanz 11644 at http://krcc.org High Speed Rail Meetings in Pueblo, Colorado Springs Hwy 24 Traffic Stops Continue Tuesday http://krcc.org/post/hwy-24-traffic-stops-continue-tuesday <p></p><p></p><p>Traffic stops along Highway 24 continue today as the Colorado Department of Transportation works to stabilize slope lines. KRCC’s Maggie Spencer has more on the rock slide mitigation efforts.&nbsp;</p><p><br /></p><p>Traffic will be stopped both eastbound and as crews conduct a rock-scaling project near Cave of the Winds.&nbsp;CDOT spokeswoman Amy Ford says crews are removing loose rock from the slope of the canyon on the north side of the highway.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:50:01 +0000 Maggie Spencer 10643 at http://krcc.org Hwy 24 Traffic Stops Continue Tuesday Road Repairs From Flooding Could Top Half A Billion Dollars http://krcc.org/post/road-repairs-flooding-could-top-half-billion-dollars <span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the remaining flood survivors continue to be airlifted out of towns cut off by flooding, the focus is beginning to shift to recovery. Specifically on the very reason they have to be airlifted: roads.</span><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:15:42 +0000 Luke Runyon 8743 at http://krcc.org Road Repairs From Flooding Could Top Half A Billion Dollars