March 23, 2023 - Southwestern Colorado - US 160 Wolf Creek, US 550 Coal Bank/Molas/Red Mountain and CO 17 Cumbres/La Manga Passes remain closed
March 21, 2023 - Southwestern Colorado - Travelers should expect closures on multiple mountain passes across the region for the remainder of the week; US 550 between Purgatory and Ouray will close at 5 p.m. tonight (03/21/23) due to dangerous driving conditions
March 9, 2023 - Colorado - Skiers, backcountry users and spring break travelers are urged to "know before you go"
February 21, 2021 - Statewide News - Drivers are urged to check the forecast and COtrip.org before traveling
February 15, 2023 - Statewide - CDOT encourages safe winter driving over historically high-traffic weekend
December 16, 2022 - Statewide - Winter weather is unpredictable in Colorado, and the best way to stay safe is to always be prepared for the weather to turn
March 17, 2022 - Northeastern Colorado - CDOT, sponsors held tire check event on Sunday
March 11, 2022 - Statewide News - Participating tire partners to offer courtesy tire checks across the state
December 30, 2021 - Statewide News
December 8, 2021 - Statewide News - Motorists should start preparing for winter 2021/2022
November 15, 2021 - Educational videos serve as entertaining reminders for safe winter driving
March 14, 2021 - Statewide News - Numerous road closures continue due to adverse conditions
March 10, 2021 - Statewide News
February 12, 2021 - Statewide - CDOT offers Presidents Day weekend travel tips
February 11, 2021 - Statewide News - CDOT offers Presidents Day weekend travel tips
January 8, 2021 - Statewide News - Drivers urged to have safe tires to ensure sufficient tread for winter weather
November 24, 2020 - Statewide News - Maximize safeguards to reduce risk from virus; watch for winter weather early in the week.
November 12, 2020 - Northwestern Colorado
October 24, 2020 - Statewide News - CDOT crews fighting fire and ice as they go into snow-removal mode
October 25, 2020 - Statewide Road Conditions
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February 26, 2020 - Southeastern Colorado
February 24, 2020 - Motorists should expect extreme winter driving conditions, including blowing snow and very low visibility
February 14, 2020 - Statewide News - Skiers, snowshoers, snowmobilers should use extreme caution when leaving vehicles on side of the road
February 13, 2020 - Statewide Traffic Safety - CDOT offers tips for travelers ahead of busy Presidents Day holiday weekend
February 6, 2020 - Statewide News - Travelers to and through the mountains should prepare for delays and closures
February 2, 2020 - Statewide News - Potential closures and Chain and Traction Laws likely
Nov. 26, 2019 6:45 a.m. - CDOT urges motorists to avoid travel this morning in the Denver region, along the Front Range, foothills and eastern plains
November 24, 2019 - Snow storms and heavy holiday traffic to affect travel and commutes this Thanksgiving week. Potential closures may impact travel plans.
April 29, 2019 - Weather could impact travel across much of the state
April 10, 2019
March 22, 2019 -
March 8, 2019, 2:55 p.m. - US 550 Red Mt. Pass Closed Through the Weekend and Winter Ops / Avalanche Mitigation To Take Place Saturday
March 4, 2019, 1:06 p.m. -
March 1, 2019 - Statewide Travel - Check cotrip.org before leaving for weekend travel plans
February 22, 2019 - 8:04 a.m. - US Highway 550 Coal Bank and Molas Passes are CLOSED until further notice.
February 15, 2019 - Southwestern Colorado
February 6, 2019 - Southwestern Colorado
February 6, 2019 - Denver Metro area - CDOT Strongly Recommends People Leave Early to Manage Rush-hour Impacts in Denver Metro area; CDOT Crews Out in Force
Jan. 20, 2019 - Denver Metro Colorado
January 4, 2019 - Southwestern Colorado - Skiers, snowshoers, snowmobilers should use extreme caution when leaving vehicles on the side of road
January 4, 2019 - Northwestern Colorado - Delays expected due to heavy traffic volumes after the holiday week
January 1, 2019 - Southwestern Colorado - Travelers can expect delays Wednesday morning
December 26, 2018 - Storm expected to impact much of southwest, southeast Colorado and the eastern plains
Dec. 10, 2018 -
Dec. 4, 2018 - Work is Weather Dependent
Nov. 27, 2018
Nov. 26, 2018 -
Oct. 13, 2018 - CDOT Crews out in Full Force, Ready to Keep Roads Safe
Oct. 5, 2018 -
Oct. 2, 2018 - Crews Performing Cliff Work on Ruby Walls South of Ouray
Dec. 20, 2017 -
Nov. 1, 2017 -
December 16, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging motorists to consider traveling home earlier in the day today as winter storm conditions move into the state.
November 18, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel
November 17, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CDOT encourages motorists to prepare vehicles now for winter driving
November 16, 2016 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Check highway & weather conditions before heading out and abide by Traction and Passenger Vehicle Chain laws, if implemented
November 17, 2016 - Metro Denver Colorado - Check Highway & Weather Conditions Before Travel
April 15, 2016 - Statewide Transportation - Forecasters are calling for severe winter weather later today throughout the weekend blanketing much of the state. Snow accumulations of two to four feet are possible in the mountains and then moving on to the front range.
November 20, 2012 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Heavy Tow, Chain Assistance & Courtesy Patrol
November 7, 2012 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - CDOT seeks public input.
August 31, 2012 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding commercial vehicle drivers that beginning on Saturday, September 1, commercial vehicles weighing more than 26,000 pounds and traveling Interstate 70 between Dotsero (mile 133) and Morrison (mile 259) must carry sufficient chains along this segment until May 31, 2013.
December 15, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is modifying the messages on its electronic signs to assist truckers when the chain law goes into effect.
August 29, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE— With the summer quickly coming to a close, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is preparing for the first snowfall in the high country and with the chain law season starting in September, commercial vehicle drivers should also be preparing for the winter ahead.