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Upcoming "Click it or Ticket" enforcement campaign is largest of the year

Upcoming “Click it or Ticket” enforcement campaign is largest of the year

Statewide — The upcoming Click It or Ticket May Mobilization seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday, May 13. The increased enforcement is the largest seat belt campaign of the year lasting 21 days. It comes ahead of the summer travel season, which tends to see an increase in traffic crashes across the state. CDOT will support Colorado […]

Boyero Bridge on US 40/287 replacement project begins May

  Lincoln County – The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin bridge replacement work on May 6 along US Highway 40/287, between the towns of Hugo and Kit Carson, southeast of Limon. The Boyero Bridge is located 20 miles southeast of Hugo. Work will take place between Mile Point 418 and 419, just north of County Road […]

ATV Riders love Colorado

ATV Riders love Colorado

ATV riders love Colorado. Colorado loves ATV riders. So much so, that some towns and counties in the state allow you to drive your ATVs on the streets. The popularity of ATVs (also known as OHVs or off-highway vehicles) has grown throughout the years. Getting your rig to and from the trail can be a […]

US 50 Bridge west of Gunnison closed indefinitely due to safety concerns

US 50 Bridge west of Gunnison closed indefinitely due to safety concerns

  DENVER (KDVR) — A bridge along U.S. 50 that crosses the Blue Mesa Reservoir in southwest Colorado closed on Thursday because of cracking in a particular type of steel. Drivers will be subject to a lengthy detour to get around it. The recommended detour is on Interstate 70 to the north or U.S. 160 […]

US 50 bridge closed west of Gunnison due to safety concerns

US 50 bridge closed west of Gunnison due to safety concerns

DENVER (KDVR) — A bridge along U.S. 50 that crosses the Blue Mesa Reservoir in southwest Colorado closed on Thursday because of cracking in a particular type of steel. Drivers will be subject to a lengthy detour to get around it. The bridge, built in 1963, is west of Gunnison near Dillon Pinnacles. State inspectors […]

I-25 Resurfacing through Pueblo to begin in mid-April

I-25 Resurfacing through Pueblo to begin in mid-April

Interstate 25 Resurfacing in Pueblo to begin in mid-April Project Update April 8, 2024 – Southeastern Colorado – Motorists can expect lane and shoulder closures with delays Pueblo — The Colorado Department of Transportation, with its contract partner Martin Marietta, will begin work on Interstate 25 in Pueblo from Mile Point 92 to MP 102 on […]

Resurfacing project on US 160 from Kim to Pritchett to begin mid-April

Resurfacing project on US 160 from Kim to Pritchett to begin mid-April

Work to include new signage and shoulder widening Las Animas and Baca Counties — The Colorado Department of Transportation with its contract partner APC Southern will begin a highway resurfacing project on April 15 on US Highway 160 from Kim to Pritchett. Work will include the resurfacing of east and westbound lanes of US 160, […]

Colorado pumps $21 million into fast-charger expansion for electric vehicles 

Colorado pumps $21 million into fast-charger expansion for electric vehicles 

    As EV sales slow, Colorado wants the new stations to serve as an answer to consumer “range anxiety” Colorado will spend $21 million to expand fast charging networks for electric vehicles throughout the state, with new grants awarded for 46 sites encompassing 290 charging ports, state officials announced Thursday. The expansion will boost […]

DMV and Donor Alliance celebrate National Donate Life Month with third-annual flag-raising ceremony

DMV and Donor Alliance celebrate National Donate Life Month with third-annual flag-raising ceremony

LAKEWOOD – Thursday, April 4, 2024 — A familiar face seen at driver license offices across Colorado shared her heartfelt tribute of receiving the gift of life during a National Donate Life Month flag raising ceremony hosted by the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles and Donor Alliance at the Department of Revenue’s main office in […]

Structure upgrades to take place on US Highway 385 near CO 96

Structure upgrades to take place on US Highway 385 near CO 96

Motorists can expect lane and shoulder closures as well as speed reductions in the work zone Prowers County — The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contract partner Tricon 2, will begin work on US Highway 385 near the CO Highway 96 intersection. Work began March 27. The project consists of running elliptical pipe under […]

CDOT Announces US 50 improvements in Las Animas

CDOT Announces US 50 improvements in Las Animas

― Project Announcement ― US 50 Resurfacing and ADA Improvements in Las Animas to begin  in March Motorists should expect delays beginning March 18 Bent County — The Colorado Department of Transportation with its contract partner TLM Constructors will begin work on US Highway 50 in Las Animas on Monday, March 18 from Mile Post […]

Coloradans Can Now Chat with Experts on DMV website

Coloradans Can Now Chat with Experts on DMV website

  LAKEWOOD, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 — The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles knows it can be tough to find the right information online, even with an award-winning website. Sometimes customers want to connect with the DMV but not in an office or by phone. Enter the DMV’s latest service innovation, “Chat with Live Agent” […]

Colorado State Patrol: "It's Just 10 mph Over the Speed Limit, Trooper"

Colorado State Patrol: “It’s Just 10 mph Over the Speed Limit, Trooper”

February 2, 2024 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Colorado State Patrol Public Affairs CSP_PublicAffairs@state.co.us 303-239-4583 But it’s just 10mph over the speed limit, Trooper Speeding: The most commonly violated traffic law (COLORADO) – A common question troopers get asked at social gatherings or in brief conversation is, “How fast can I go over the […]

Colorado DMV Unveils Top License Plate Designs for 2023

Colorado DMV Unveils Top License Plate Designs for 2023

  LAKEWOOD – Friday, Jan. 5, 2024 — The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) proudly reveals the most popular license plates of 2023, including a rereleased plate and a longstanding design that honors victims and survivors of a Colorado tragedy. Based on Colorado’s 1945 variant (Retired Style Black plate in the attached report), the […]

Governor Polis Releases Bold Vision for Housing and Transit in Colorado

      LAKEWOOD – Today, at Lamar Station in Lakewood, Governor Polis released the Roadmap to a Future Colorado 2026, detailing practical steps to create more housing that Coloradans can afford, expand transit options, protect Colorado’s precious resources like water and public land and improve air quality. “We have an opportunity to create a […]