Public Meetings 

Cottonwood Pass

Final Public Meetings 

CDOT presented The Draft Concept Design report for Cottonwood Pass on:

9/12 Eagle County BOCC Watch here (Starts at 56 minutes)

9/18 Garfield County BOCC Watch Here

The draft final Concept Design report is posted online

Meetings Held

Public Meetings March 22 & 23 

Public Open House Meetings

The second round of public meetings were held on March 22 and 23, 2023. These were the final public meetings for the concept design phase.

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.


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 Issue Task Force (ITF) Meeting February 15, 2023

Property Owner/Residential ITF #3 - February 15, 2023

Property Owner/Residential ITF #2 – 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: 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.

Garfield County


Eagle/Garfield Counties Joint Meetings

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

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See our Meetings Archive for Meetings not listed above