Colorado Department of Transportation
Opinion: Unelected commissions and boards are running a large part of Colorado government and your life
When there are big, weighty decisions to be made, we should put the power in the hands of those who are closest to the people and most likely to hear their voice.
Sen. Ray Scott: Instead of new fees, let’s restore Coloradans’ confidence in CDOT
I disagree with suggestions that we can simply charge Coloradans more at the pump and plow the proceeds into the same broken system that hasn’t delivered.
Opinion: Investing in transportation is the key to Colorado’s COVID economic recovery
A substantial commitment to our infrastructure would represent a desperately-needed lifeline and send a message that Colorado won’t be left behind in competing for jobs and business.
Opinion: Freeway expansion is the wrong way to spend Colorado’s COVID-19 relief dollars
When the pandemic is behind us, will we want ever-wider highways, more air pollution and increasing greenhouse gas emissions?
Shoshana Lew and Karen Stuart: Transparency in Colorado transportation starts with talking to our neighbors
CDOT will continue to do even more to make sure that the dollars we spend deliver real results for the citizens and communities of this state.
The road to greenhouse gas cuts: Are Colorado drivers ready?
Power plants and oil drillers are cutting back emissions, now this is the year your car gets involved.
Colorado lawmakers considering new fee on gallon of gas to boost money for roads
Gov. Jared Polis has made clear to lawmakers he wants a bipartisan deal this session, according to advocates who say this year could break the impasses in prior sessions
Grand Junction keeps its grave for radioactive, Cold War dirt thanks to new coronavirus-aid package
Trump’s signature means a disposal site can remain open for another decade, averting millions of dollars in added expenses
Mitigation “bank” near Greeley will offset wetland damage, meet Clean Water Act rules
For the first time in 20 years, a new Clean Water Act mitigation bank breaks ground on the Front Range
Colorado’s I-25 project on “The Gap” combined data, thousands of photos and engineering to minimize roadkill
On vast, contiguous public and private land, abundant wildlife has been meticulously preserved. But growing safety hazards couldn’t be ignored.
Durango’s ridiculed Bridge to Nowhere suddenly has clear road ahead
After a decade of delays and legal fights, the largest project in the history of that region of southwest Colorado will ease traffic and safety problems
Colorado’s first-ever criminal charges following an avalanche could be slippery slope for backcountry travelers
Two snowboarders reported the avalanche they caused in March above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels and cooperated with the investigation. Now, their statements and helmet-cam video are being used against them.
Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.
On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.
After a small Colorado city paid cyber attackers a ransom, there’s concern about the rest of the state
Most small towns don’t have the resources to hire cybersecurity professionals. An effort to help cities like Lafayette, which just paid a ransom, are underway
College students find $564 solution to the million-dollar problem with Gillette Flats spring in Teller County
Colorado sought to cap a quirky artesian mountain spring near Cripple Creek, but there’s new hope for a compromise to keep it flowing
Amid budget crunch, Colorado nets much-needed windfall for road projects with strong debt sale
The market for bond-like debt has shrugged off the pandemic crisis, allowing the Colorado transportation agency to avoid draconian budget cuts
Mount Evans Highway, Independence Pass into Aspen will remain closed because of coronavirus
The highway usually opens the Thursday before Memorial Day weekend, which would have been May 21 this year
Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom
The new 481-mile rural Project Thor network is complete -- and run by a regional government council. It’s the opposite of what a state law intended 15 years ago
How SamSam ransomware took down CDOT and how the state fought back — twice
When cyberattackers held CDOT files hostage and demanded bitcoin in 2018, the state learned a $1.7 million lesson about cybersecurity