CDOT Celebrates Safety Awareness
CDOT is committed to providing safe and efficient transportation system not only during National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), but all year long. With spring comes the start of road construction season and the key message to drivers is “Use Extra Caution in Work Zones.”
Even if workers are not visible in work zones, motorists should still expect narrowed or closed lanes, traffic shifts and reduced speed limits as well as other conditions that might affect normal travel.
Thank you for your support and participation in
"Go ORANGE Day"
during Work Zone Awareness Week
Remember Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility; please follow these tips to keep you and others safe in work zones.
- Stay Alert
- Pay close attention
- Turn on your headlights
- Watch and obey the signs
- Watch out for road debris
- Don’t tailgate
- Don’t speed
- Don’t drive distracted
- Don’t change lanes in a work zone
- Be patient
- Use alternate routes
- Allow extra travel time
CDOT Pilot Programs
CDOT currently has several pilot programs underway, seeking community input and innovative ways to provide a variety of transportation options to everyone. Please visit the
Pilot Programs page for more information on the current pilots.
- Bike Share (Dockless Bicycles)
- Car Share
- Neighborhood Traffic Circles
- NoDa On-Street Parking Enforcement
- The Plaza Separated Bicycle Lane Demonstration
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