Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
May 24, 2022

TDC Equipment Needed

The 2022 Truck Driving Championships will be held on Saturday, June 4th at the Adams County Fairgrounds.

 

We need the following equipment:

2 – Straight / Box Trucks

2 – 48’ dry van trailers

4 – twin axle day cab tractors

2 – single axle day cab tractors

 

If you can help out, please contact Patti at 303-433-3375, ext 104 or at patti@cmca.com

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Upcoming Dates & Deadlines:

 

May 31 - Scholarship Program applications due

 

June 4 - Truck Driving Championships

 

June 16 - RESCHEDULED Clay Shoot

The schedule and location remain the same – only the date has changed.  Registrations will now be OPENED up again until June 10th, so you can still register for the new date!  Click here to register for June 16th event! 

 

July 11 -  Summer Golf Tournament

 

VIEW EVENT INFO

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Directory Correction

 

There is an error in the newly printed 2022 CMCA Directory. Our sincere apologies to Jack Croy with MHC Kenworth in Greeley for misspelling his name.

 

Please update your directories to show the correct information below:

MHC Kenworth – Greeley

Jack Croy

General Manager

112 13th Street

Greeley, CO 80631

Phone: 970-475-5010

Freight Advisory Council Members and Freight Advocates:

 

On Behalf of the Freight Advisory Council Chair, Mike Ogborn - Please consider attending this important meeting to be hosted by CDOT.

 

What: I-270 Critical Bridge Replacements Alternative Delivery Public/Industry Virtual Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 5:30 p.m.– 6:50 p.m.

Where: Virtual (interactive online meeting using Zoom)

 

CDOT invites you to join us for an update on the upcoming I-270 Critical Bridge Replacements Project. On the I-270 corridor, there are eight (8) structures within a one-mile stretch between York St. and Vasquez Blvd. that have been in service for over 50 years and have been requiring frequent emergency deck repairs. These emergency deck repairs always require lane closures which severely impact travel times and cause traffic to detour out-of-direction via I-70 and other local routes. Bridge inspections rated 6 of the 8 bridges in this one-mile segment as ‘poor’, which made them eligible for Bridge & Tunnel Enterprise (BTE) funding for full replacement.

This meeting will exclusively focus on the I-270 Critical Bridge Replacements Project and will include a presentation beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the project alternative delivery method selection process and alternative delivery method recommendation followed by a question and answer (Q&A) session with a panel of CDOT project team members.

To participate in this virtual meeting, you must register in advance using the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0A-tKM4_SJORkv2gqNYe3Q

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Upcoming Training...
 
Jun 7 - Designated Employer Representative (8:30am-4:30pm)
 
Jun 15 - Drug/Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion (1pm-4pm)
 
Jun 23&24 - DOT Safety & Compliance Essentials via ZOOM (8am-Noon both days)
 
Jul 16 - Disc Brake Certification (9am-Noon)
 
 
 

 

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LAST CHANCE-

Ray Smith Scholarship Applications

 

Eligible recipients include High School graduating seniors to returning College and Technical School students.  Scholarships valued at up to $2,500 will be awarded in May.

 

Download an ACADEMIC scholarship application

Download a VOCATIONAL scholarship application

 

Completed applications MUST be received in full by 4:00pm on May 31, 2022.
 
 

 

RMRSR Returns!

 

The Rocky Mountain Regional Safety Rendezvous has returned after a 2 year hiatus.  This years event will be held July 13th-15th in Park City, Utah.

 

Join the CMCA Safety Council members for a great Safety event.

 

Registration information can be found HERE.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

 

CO 13 Rio Blanco Hill Widening Project

Work May 23-27
 
The CO 13 Garfield County Rio Blanco Hill Widening Project will reconstruct and improve safety on CO 13. Safety improvements will include widening of the road, as well as embankment and drainage work. These improvements are designed to give motorists wider roads to travel on during inclement weather, higher traffic volumes, and to prevent road erosion. The resurfacing and widening will create smoother pavement and improved driving conditions, and adding chain up areas will significantly improve safety for travelers when weather conditions suddenly change. 
 
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Rockfall mitigation work on CO 9 north of Silverthorne this week
 
Motorists should plan for 20-minute intermittent holds
  
SUMMIT COUNTY — On Monday, May 23, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin rockfall mitigation work on Colorado Highway 9 approximately 15 miles north of Silverthorne. Work will take place near Green Mountain Reservoir, from Mile Point 120 to 123. The area is located about 14 miles south of Kremmling. Work will take place Monday through midday Thursday, May 26. Motorists should plan for intermittent, 20-minute closures to allow crews to safely conduct scaling and hauling operations. The roadway will be open during non-working hours.

 

2022 Midwest Safety Summit
 

On June 1-2, 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation, FMCSA & Kansas State University Department of Civil Engineering are pleased to host the 2022 Midwest Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit, Kansas City, Missouri.

 

Details on the event and registration information is available HERE.

 

About the Conference

The 2022 Midwest Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit will bring together federal agencies, industry, enforcement, engineers, university researchers, insurance companies and nonprofits who have an interest in reducing the number and severity of commercial motor vehicle crashes with the goal of knowledge dissemination and networking.

 

The theme of the MCVSS this year is "Connecting the Dots of Technology, Human Behavior, Enforcement and Research to Increase CMV safety in the Midwest."
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