C-470 Express Lanes University and Trail Activities Update

Information courtesy of CDOT

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What: University Night Work

When: Jan. 16 – Feb. 10 / 7 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Where: University and C-470

What: There will be overnight lane closures on University under C-470 for bridge widening activities. These activities include the installation of structural elements.


What: Centennial Trail

When: January 2017

Where: Centennial Trail (Lucent to Quebec)

What: Approximately three miles of new trail will be constructed during the next year.  During January, construction will be occurring adjacent to the existing trail. The trail will remain open. Please be cautious. Signage will be present and flaggers, when necessary.

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Safety Reminder: CDOT would like to remind C-470 motorists of Colorado’s Move-It Law, a joint effort between CDOT and law enforcement agencies to encourage motorists to follow a state law requiring drivers involved in minor accidents on Interstates to move their vehicle immediately out of traffic to a safe location.  The insurance industry also encourages compliance with the Move It law, reassuring drivers there will still be a full investigation of the crash to determine fault.

“Many people are apprehensive about moving their vehicle after an accident, worried they’re jeopardizing their insurance coverage,” says Carole Walker, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.  “However, when it comes to safety, the industry fully supports taking actions that reduces potential hazards to drivers, first and foremost.”

Construction activities are weather dependent and schedule is subject to change.

For current road and weather conditions call 5-1-1 or visit www.cotrip.org.

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