Public Meetings

Cottonwood Pass

Upcoming Meetings

....will be posted when announced

Meetings Held

CDOT 1 Public Meetings Held July 2022

Natural Resources ITF

An ITF will also be formed of regulatory agency staff to focus on natural resources, including wetlands, water quality, and wildlife.

Project Leadership/Technical Team Meeting - June 30

A Project Leadership Team/Technical Team made up of technical experts from multiple disciplines and agencies will meet four times during the project to focus on moving the decision-making process forward. This group includes representatives from CDOT, Eagle County, Garfield County, Town of Gypsum, U.S. Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management. View the PLT-TT Meeting Notes for June 2022.


  • CDOT: Karen Berdoulay, Jacob Rivera, Rob Beck, Drew Stewart

  • Garfield County: Fred Jarman, Wyatt Keesbery

  • Eagle County: Ben Gerdes, John Harris, Nicole Trujillo

  • Town of Gypsum: Jerry Law, Jeremy Rietmann

  • United States Forest Service (USFS) Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District: Marcus Dreux

  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM): Joe Fazzi, Jill Bogdanovich

  • David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA): Kara Swanson, Leah Langerman, Sarah Rachal-Dormand

KMOHR was denied participation in this meeting. Read the meeting minutes for project information and Leadership direction not previously released. Submit your comments on these meeting notes here.

Open Houses (First Round)

Public meetings were held on July 19, 2022 (in Glenwood Springs) and July 20, 2022 (in Gypsum) to introduce the project. View the graphic Meeting Displays and Handouts and submit a comment by August 16 via the online comment form to have your comments included in the Round 1 Public Meetings Summary. CDOT Link to meeting materials. See Public Comments as of August 8

Property Owner/Residential Issue Task Force (ITF) Meeting

The Colorado Department of Transportation project team discussed the Cottonwood Pass Concept Design project at the first property owner/residential Issue Task Force (ITF) meeting.

You can comment at any time. Comments can be submitted by using the comment form on the project web page:

Property Owner/Residential ITF #2 held November 15, 2022

As you click through the presentation, you’ll see multiple-choice and open-ended questions asking for your input. The draft concepts at each project site were shared and you’ll see a question asking for your thoughts regarding each site.

Comments can be submitted by responding to this email or writing to, or by using the comment form on the project web page: Comments will be accepted at any time, but those received by the end of November will be considered as concepts are refined. Meeting information will be posted on the Project Website scroll to the bottom.

Property Owner/Residential ITF #1 held August 15, 2022

This group will meet three times throughout the project to discuss residential needs and gather input to inform decision-making. If you are interested in joining the Property Owner/Residential Issue Task Force, please email or use the comment form to note your interest in the Issue Task Force.

Eagle/Garfield Counties Joint Meetings

Eagle County Public Meeting and Hearing Procedures For Board of County Commissioner Meetings and Hearings, Revised August 2022

          • Video - The agenda was Cottonwood Pass and Sweetwater Lake. Cottonwood Pass was first.

          • Monday, May 9, 2022 at 01:00 p.m. 108 8th Street, Room 100, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

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