# Colorado department of transportation
Colorado State Patrol reports over 600 crashes last year involved lane drifting
Mike, the Colorado State Patrol’s newest spokesperson.Colorado State Patrol. Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / July 11, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) The Colorado State Patrol issued over 14,600 citations last year for lane violations as the agency lowered its tolerance for those offenses. Now, the agency again urges drivers to stay alert about lane placement.
CDOT reports more crashes caused by pedestrians on dangerous roads
Vehicles travel down a highway.Photo by Chris Bair on Unsplash. (Douglas County, Colo.) Colorado designs many roads to help keep pedestrians safe by adding bike lanes or wide shoulders. But Colorado Department of Transportation officials discovered more pedestrians are using roads intended only for vehicles.
Want to save a Colorado historic site? Nominate it for this list
(Courtesy of Colorado Preservation Inc.) For the past 25 years, Colorado Preservation Inc. has saved historic sites across the state from demise through its Endangered Places Program, which is accepting nominations for inclusion on the list of threatened places.
CDOT announces I-70 Eastbound closure this weekend
A photo of highway construction in Colorado.Colorado Department of Transportation. Motorists traveling toward Denver on a portion of Interstate 70 on March 13 will need to take a detour, beginning at 8 a.m., according to the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
Colorado drivers hit crash response vehicles 6x in 3 days
(Courtesy Colorado State Patrol) (COLORADO) Despite Colorado's Slow Down Move Over Law, six drivers struck crash responder vehicles from Dec. 25 through Dec. 27 on Interstate 70.
CDOT anticipates heavy holiday traffic on Colorado roads
(DENVER, Colo.) The Colorado Department of Transportation urges drivers to be patient and expect heavy traffic across the state through the end of the year as people travel for Christmas and New Year’s Day.