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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Winter storm drops half foot of snowThe Colorado Department of Transportation urged residents of the Eastern Plains
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
The Colorado Department of Transportation urged residents of the Eastern Plains to stay home Sunday afternoon due to "deteriorating" conditions as a winter storm prompted a blizzard warning from the National Weather Service. The storm created... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Serious snowstorm creating hazardous driving conditions across Coloradoand traction laws are in effect on most of Interstate 70 between Morrison and V
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
and traction laws are in effect on most of Interstate 70 between Morrison and Vail, said Mike Murray, a spokesman for the Colorado Department of Transportation. For a passenger car, that means at the least having snow tires with adequate tread, or... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Heavy snowstorm on its way for Colorado; Fremont County expected to get 1-3 inchesto Accuweather, Sunday's forecast is cloudy, much colder with a high of 33 and
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
to Accuweather, Sunday's forecast is cloudy, much colder with a high of 33 and snowfall throughout the day. Colorado Department of Transportation officials are warning that roads will be snow-packed and slippery. Sunday's night... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Winter storm may be Sterling-boundNWS is calling for snow again Friday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high aroun
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
NWS is calling for snow again Friday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high around 36. In advance of the storm, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Car Seats Colorado issued a reminder that children should not wear bulky winter... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
4 to 8 inches of snow expected this weekendthe higher brunt of this storm then we just encourage people just to stay home
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
the higher brunt of this storm then we just encourage people just to stay home and try not to travel," she said. The Colorado Department of Transportation is recommending that people who do drive do so at lower speeds as necessary for... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
City to bring storm water utility ordinance to council for approvalStreet and Seventh Street." He also said the city wants to begin collecting re
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
Street and Seventh Street." He also said the city wants to begin collecting revenue for the enterprise soon because the Colorado Department of Transportation is going to be redoing part of Interstate 76 and it would be advantageous for the city... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont-bound Diagonal reopens in Boulder County after person ejected from vehiclehad no information on whether the person is a man or woman. He had no informati
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
had no information on whether the person is a man or woman. He had no information on whether anyone else was injured. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced on Twitter that it set up a detour in the area. Crews could be seen breaking... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont-bound Diagonal closed in Boulder County; person ejected from vehiclehad no information on whether the person is a man or woman. He had no informati
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
had no information on whether the person is a man or woman. He had no information on whether anyone else was injured. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced on Twitter that it has set up a detour in the area. Cutler said a Honda... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
DUI 'Winter Blitz' crackdown starts Friday across Coloradoto be on "heightened alert for impaired drivers" during the 10-day campaign. T
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
to be on "heightened alert for impaired drivers" during the 10-day campaign. The campaign coordinated by CSP and the Colorado Department of Transportation kicks off The Heat Is On enforcement for 2018. Fourteen enforcement periods are planned... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont Sanitation District reviews trail extension proposalDistrict's board of directors who have been working in conjunction with the Cit
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
District's board of directors who have been working in conjunction with the City of Florence, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation, to proceed with the design and development of the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer caught between FEMA, Forest Service on flood-damaged roadthat extend into neighborhoods off U.S. 34 and are being fixed this winter simu
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
that extend into neighborhoods off U.S. 34 and are being fixed this winter simultaneously with the highway repairs. The Colorado Department of Transportation initially was going to roll the bridges into its highway project, but a change in... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Bridge work to cause 20- to 30-minute delays on U.S. 36 between Boulder and Lyonsnew bridge over Left Hand Creek will cause 20- to 30-minute delays on U.S. 36 b
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 7 days ago
new bridge over Left Hand Creek will cause 20- to 30-minute delays on U.S. 36 between Boulder and Lyons on Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Transportation will be delivering and setting eight girders that will become the deck of the bridge,... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Road work planned across regionThe Colorado Department of Transportation has announced these construction and
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced these construction and maintenance projects on northeast Colorado highways for the week ending Jan. 20: • Interstate 76 eastbound/westbound Crook (mile marker 145-165) — 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Area Recreation and Park District: Goal of Riverwalk extension to provide safe routeMaster Plan. The Recreation District now is working in conjunction with the Ci
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Master Plan. The Recreation District now is working in conjunction with the City of Florence, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation, to proceed with the design and development of the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Construction on U.S. 34 hits milestone, opens section of roadwaythis tight area known as the narrows, crews completed 14,000 cubic yards of soi
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
this tight area known as the narrows, crews completed 14,000 cubic yards of soil-cement mixing, according to a Colorado Department of Transportation press release. The minor work that remains to be done in this section of the canyon can... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Construction on U.S. 34 hits milestone, opens section of roadwaytravel. Inside this tight area known as the narrows, crews completed 14,000 cu
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
travel. Inside this tight area known as the narrows, crews completed 14,000 cubic yards of soil-cement mixing, states a Colorado Department of Transportation press release. The minor work that remains to be done in this section of the canyon can... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cellphone use dramatically increases crash risk, new AAA study saysand property at significant risk every time they pick up the phone while drivin
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
and property at significant risk every time they pick up the phone while driving.” Per preliminary data from the Colorado Department of Transportation, 620 people died on Colorado's roads in 2017 – surpassing 2016's record-breaking tally... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Candidates in gubernatorial field weigh in on Colorado transportation, Longmont rail issuesour attention." A spokesman for Republican candidate Victor Mitchell sent alon
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
our attention." A spokesman for Republican candidate Victor Mitchell sent along an op-ed that Mitchell wrote about the Colorado Department of Transportation. He wrote that CDOT is in urgent need of reform because it "has become an agency with... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Lions Club proposes new artwork for Columbine Parka new fence at the Kiwanis Fishing Pond at Overland Trail Recreation Area along
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
a new fence at the Kiwanis Fishing Pond at Overland Trail Recreation Area along the new sidewalk that was put in with the Colorado Department of Transportation renovation of Highway 6, and are putting a new pond liner in at the cemetery... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Candidates in gubernatorial field weigh on Colorado transportation, Longmont rail issuesour attention." A spokesman for Republican candidate Victor Mitchell sent alon
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 13 days ago
our attention." A spokesman for Republican candidate Victor Mitchell sent along an op-ed that Mitchell wrote about the Colorado Department of Transportation. He wrote that CDOT is in urgent need of reform because it "has become an agency with... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Arrests up over New Year for impaired drivingof the statewide trend that saw impaired driving arrests climb over the holiday
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
of the statewide trend that saw impaired driving arrests climb over the holiday weekend. The joint campaign by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies increased... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
New Year's resolutions fail for 366 impaired driversof celebration and resolutions, but not all Coloradoans stuck to those resoluti
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 14 days ago
of celebration and resolutions, but not all Coloradoans stuck to those resolutions while ringing in the new year. So the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies increased... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado sees slight uptick in year-end impaired driving arrestsstate, more Colorado drivers were arrested for impaired driving this past new y
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
state, more Colorado drivers were arrested for impaired driving this past new year weekend than in 2016. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 366 people in the state were arrested for impaired driving during the five-day period... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Road work planned in northeast ColoradoThe Colorado Department of Transportation has announced these construction and
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced these construction and maintenance projects on northeast Colorado highways for the week ending Jan. 13: • Interstate 76 eastbound/westbound Crook (mile marker 145-165) — 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
CDOT urges travelers home early from mountains Saturday nightin the Colorado high country around noon Saturday, with the most significant sn
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
in the Colorado high country around noon Saturday, with the most significant snowfall predicted for early evening. The Colorado Department of Transportation is urging the public to complete their mountain travels early. The National Weather... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
CDOT signs contract to add I-25 express lanes from Fort Collins to JohnstownThe Colorado Department of Transportation finalized a contract Thursday to buil
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation finalized a contract Thursday to build an additional traffic lane in each direction on Interstate 25 between Fort Collins and Johnstown. Construction on the new tolled lanes by CDOT's contractor,... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
GANNETT Syndication Servicearea. Authorities say Riehl fired more than 100 rounds in his suburban Denver
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 19 days ago
area. Authorities say Riehl fired more than 100 rounds in his suburban Denver apartment. The city of Fort Collins and Colorado Department of Transportation have significant projects lined up for 2018. The first Fort Collins baby of 2018 was... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Top Fort Collins staff given raises; seed money for municipal broadband approvedthe mills used to determine property taxes to have property owners at the inter
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 20 days ago
the mills used to determine property taxes to have property owners at the intersection pay about half of what’s owed. The Colorado Department of Transportation will pay the rest of the estimated $31 million project. The improvements are expected... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Road Runner bus line to join Colorado statewide networkreports new, smaller and more modern 38-passenger buses will replace the 55-pas
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 20 days ago
reports new, smaller and more modern 38-passenger buses will replace the 55-passenger buses currently used by Road Runner. Colorado Department of Transportation Bus Operations Manager Michael Timlin says the new buses are expected to arrive in... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Road Runner bus line to join Bustang for Colorado statewide networkThe Colorado Department of Transportation has partnered with Hyperloop One to s
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 20 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation has partnered with Hyperloop One to study the possibility of a Hyperloop route in Colorado. Courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation DURANGO, Colo. – Two Colorado bus operators are joining... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Fort Collins traffic: Where to expect construction in 2018other projects, it's shaping up to be a long year for Fort Collins drivers. Th
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 21 days ago
other projects, it's shaping up to be a long year for Fort Collins drivers. The Coloradoan spoke with city engineers and Colorado Department of Transportation officials to get a heads up about where you can expect delays this construction season,... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Road work planned this weekThe new year will see construction and maintenance projects continue on northea
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
The new year will see construction and maintenance projects continue on northeast Colorado highways this week. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced these projects for the week ending Jan. 6: • Interstate 76 eastbound/westbound near... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Have fun and get home safe this New Yearson Colorado roads in 2017, exceeding last year’s total of 191 impairment-involv
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 23 days ago
on Colorado roads in 2017, exceeding last year’s total of 191 impairment-involved deaths,” CDOT said in a release. The Colorado Department of Transportation suggests several tips to keep your celebration safer: · Have plenty of food and... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County traffic deaths higher in at least a decadecrashes as of Dec. 23, surpassing last year's total of 24 and the highest of an
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 24 days ago
crashes as of Dec. 23, surpassing last year's total of 24 and the highest of any year since at least 2004, according online Colorado Department of Transportation records. Prior to 2004, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration records — which... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Increased DUI patrols underwayinfluence of alcohol or other drugs, it could mean jail time, steep fines and o
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
influence of alcohol or other drugs, it could mean jail time, steep fines and other penalties. From Dec. 29 to Jan. 2, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies will increase... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Colorado traffic deaths rise to 615COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation says the st
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 24 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation says the state’s traffic death toll has spiked to 615, the highest it’s been since 2004. The Gazette reports data from the transportation department shows this year’s total reached... Read more
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CBS Denver
Pothole Causing 2+ Hour Delays On I-70below and due to safety concerns, motorists will not be allowed to drive over i
CBS Denver / Posted 25 days ago
below and due to safety concerns, motorists will not be allowed to drive over it until repairs are made. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there is no estimate on reopening. US 6 and US 40 can be used as alternate routes to... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Large pothole at bottom of Floyd Hill snarls westbound I-70 traffic for milesColo. — A large pothole at the bottom of Floyd Hill forced long delays on westb
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
Colo. — A large pothole at the bottom of Floyd Hill forced long delays on westbound Interstate 70 on Friday morning, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. Traffic was backed up for four miles from the pothole just past the the U.S. 6... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Winds lead to power outages, closure of Eldora Mountain Resortwind gust of 98 mph was recorded on Gold Hill, with an 86 mph gust reported in
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
wind gust of 98 mph was recorded on Gold Hill, with an 86 mph gust reported in Nederland. The high winds forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to halt traffic to high-profile vehicles and semitrucks in both directions of... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Near-90 mph wind gusts restrict traffic of high-profile vehicles, semitrucks on I-70nearly 90 mph forced travel restrictions for high-profile vehicles and semitruc
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
nearly 90 mph forced travel restrictions for high-profile vehicles and semitrucks on Interstate 70 on Friday morning, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. I-70 was closed to high-profile vehicles and semitrucks in both directions... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
DUI enforcement to increase on FridayDENVER — From Friday to Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDO
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
DENVER — From Friday to Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies will increase DUI enforcement to keep roadways safe from impaired drivers during New Year's weekend... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Fatalities on Colorado roadways up 11 percent in past 2 yearsdeaths on Colorado roadways this year. The number of fatalities is higher than
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
deaths on Colorado roadways this year. The number of fatalities is higher than last year despite ongoing efforts by the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Colorado State Patrol and other agencies across the state to combat impaired and... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Colorado traffic deaths rise to highest since 2004, many in El Paso CountyCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Transportation says the st
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 26 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Transportation says the state’s traffic death toll has spiked to 615, the highest it’s been since 2004. Last year, the total was 608 — the first time since 2005 that it surpassed 600. Officials... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Public safety agencies launch drugged driving campaign in advance of legalized marijuanamarijuana can slow reaction times when drivers may need to make life-saving dec
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
marijuana can slow reaction times when drivers may need to make life-saving decisions. According to statistics from the Colorado Department of Transportation, marijuana-involved traffic fatalities went from 55 in 2013 to 79 the first year of... Read more
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CBS Denver
Ski Resort Hopeful New Digital Screens Help Skiers & Snowboarderslike a chairlift you’ve ever been on before. Batteries help power several small
CBS Denver / Posted 26 days ago
like a chairlift you’ve ever been on before. Batteries help power several small screens that display maps of the mountain, Colorado Department of Transportation traffic cameras and other important information. Digital screens on the chairlifts at... Read more
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CBS Denver
CDOT To Enforce Passenger Chain, Traction LawsSUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Transportation is promi
CBS Denver / Posted 27 days ago
SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Transportation is promising to crack down on drivers who don’t have the proper tires or chains when traveling in the mountains during winter driving conditions. The chain law is enforced for... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Colorado traffic deaths in 2017 rise to 615, surpassing 2016 totalCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation says the st
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 27 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation says the state’s traffic death toll has spiked to 615, the highest it’s been since 2004. Last year, the total was 608 — the first time since 2005 that it surpassed 600. State death... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado traffic deaths rise to 615, many in El Paso CountyCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Department of Transportation says t
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 27 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Department of Transportation says the state's traffic death toll has spiked to 615, the highest it's been since 2004. The Gazette reports data from the transportation department shows this year's total... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Brighter nights ahead for Colo. 93 drivers moving between Boulder, Goldenon the metro area's west side now have a brighter ride, with new in-pavement LE
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 27 days ago
on the metro area's west side now have a brighter ride, with new in-pavement LED lights to guide them at night. The Colorado Department of Transportation recently turned on a series of polycarbonate plastic "pucks" that house small,... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
If you improve it, will truckers come?The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to convince more truckers to us
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 27 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to convince more truckers to use Highway 71 and is looking into what kinds of improvements could be made to the roadway to convince them to do so. Last week, Myron Hora, a project manager at the... Read more
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