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Public Invited to Open Houses About High Speed Rail Study

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Division of Transit & Rail recently kicked off an Interregional Connectivity Study (ICS), which will examine technology, alignment, and financial/funding options for implementing high speed rail along the Front Range.

Rainstorm safety tips for drivers, bicyclists and homeowners

It's important to remember that floods caused by rain can occur anywhere, with floodwaters rising gradually or flash floods striking suddenly. Water's powerful force can easily overtake vehicles and people.

Heavy traffic expected during this week due to 4th of July

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state during 4th of July week.

RTD will operate all service on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Wednesday, July 4

Regional Transportation District (RTD) will operate all service on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on the Fourth of July.  The regular weekday schedule will resume on Thursday, July 5.

CDOT is receiving a $15 million grant

CDOT is receiving a $15 million grant. The money comes from Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery - TIGER funds will allow the Colorado Department of Transportation to resurface a six mile portion of I-25 north of Denver and extend managed toll lanes. 

RTD breaks ground on Northwest rail line Thursday

RTD breaks ground on Northwest rail line Thursday

Press Release

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) breaks ground on the first segment of the FasTracks Northwest Rail Line. With approval this month of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between RTD and the City of Westminster for a new station design near 71st Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, the event will also include a ceremonial signing of the IGA.

This 6.2-mile segment of the Northwest Rail Line—from Denver Union Station (DUS) to south Westminster (71st Ave. and Lowell Blvd.)—is funded as part of the Eagle P3 project, which also is building the East Rail Line from DUS to Denver International Airport, and the Gold Line to Arvada/Wheat Ridge.  All three lines are scheduled to be completed in 2016.

The event happens at 10:30 a.m. near the site of the future Westminster Station in the 6900 block of Grove St.
 

County Road to The Wild Animal Sanctuary Now Paved

WELD COUNTY, CO – On Thursday, June 28, 2012, the Weld County Board of Commissioners will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of paving County Road 53. The road, which leads to The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) in southern Weld County, received the upgrade from gravel to pavement because of increased traffic to the Sanctuary.

“The increased traffic Country Road 53 has experienced is good news for the Sanctuary and for Weld County,” said Commissioner Chairman Sean Conway.