Tag Archives: Cdot

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as he […]...

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March 14, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

GOP Senate prez under fire for state transportation tax plan

Reaction from conservative lawmakers and their allies to a transportation bill introduced Wednesday afternoon has been swift and from some, brutal. The plan would seek voter approval to […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Elyria-Swansea residents to CDOT: leave us alone!

Donna Garduno has no intention of moving quietly. Her small home is in north Denver’s Elyria-Swansea, a mostly low-income, Latino neighborhood where her family has […]...

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February 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Caution: New winter driving bill approaching

Motorists who play Russian roulette with bald tires may want to think twice if they plan to drive on the mountainous portions of I-70 during […]...

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January 27, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Highway project reminds Western Coloradans: Coal is tanking

The swooping concrete arch rising out of the barren lands between Delta and Hotchkiss is a jaw-dropping upgrade on a mostly two-lane rural highway – […]...

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October 12, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado anti-drugged driving campaign announced

Friday, the Colorado Department of Transportation launched an anti-drugged driving campaign aimed at educating people about the dangers--and illegality--of driving while on drugs....

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August 19, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health

More efficient cars creating challenges for highway funding

Most highway construction and maintenance today gets paid for at the pump, in the form of gas and diesel taxes, both state and federal. So how will electric cars pay their share?...

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June 27, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Bill would open CDOT’s books to public inspection via web

A bill that would give Colorado voters better access to information on Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) spending is making its way through the Senate. HB11-1002 sponsored by B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland would see an almost line-item presentation of the data....

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January 20, 2011 Center Well, Politics
California highway experts say Hick’s I-70 trucking restrictions could fly

California highway experts say Hick’s I-70 trucking restrictions could fly

The Colorado Independent on Friday reported that gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper had floated the idea of restricting large truck traffic on I-70 west of Denver during peak hours as a way of alleviating congestion on holiday weekends or on busy...

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September 7, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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We at The Indy aren’t in the business of giving advice. But if, in these tough times, you’re in need of some inspiration, some community, […]

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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