Friday, August 30th, 2019


Last Blast for Summer Traffic

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state due to the number of events and recreational activities taking place over the Labor Day weekend.   All CDOT construction projects will be suspended statewide on Friday at noon to reduce potential traffic delays.  The only exception is for emergency operations.  Projects resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3.    Heavier than normal traffic should be anticipated on Interstate 25 along the Front Range and on I-70 west ofRead More

CPW to offer free Hunter Ed class, Survival 101 class in September

LA JUNTA, Colorado – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering two free classes to residents of Southeast Colorado in early September. The first is a Hunter Education Internet Completion Course planned for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. Sept. 7, at the La Junta Police Department Memorial Range, 27510 Target Road, La Junta. Participants in this free course first need to complete an approved internet course and bring printed proof. They also need to sign up online at this link. If they have questions they can call the La Junta PoliceRead More

Overnight full-ramp closures from northbound I-225 to westbound I-70

AURORA – A series of overnight full closures of the northbound Interstate 225 on-ramp to westbound Interstate 70 are expected to take place starting Tuesday, Sept. 3, and continue through Thursday, Sept. 12, as part of a bridge repair project. Nighttime operations will begin at 10 p.m. and will be completed by 5 a.m., when the road will be open for the early morning commute.  Crews will conduct minor repairs and temporarily raise the bridge via jacking to replace the bridge bearing components. During this operation no traffic will beRead More