CDOT, MPO Working to Find Funding for I-25

Facing a December 31 deadline to “use or lose” a $30 million grant, CDOT has come up with a proposal that seems to have found favor with local elected officials. Johnny Olson, CDOT’s regional director, has proposed that the grant focus on two locations along North I-25 that routinely see congestion and slowdowns – theContinue reading “CDOT, MPO Working to Find Funding for I-25”

Cheroutes Receives National Award

Michael Cheroutes, the director of CDOT’s High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) received a national award in recognition of his leadership on the US 36 Express Lanes project. That project became controversial last year mainly due to the antics of Senator Matt Jones (Lafayette) but is considered a national model for combining roadway and transit improvementsContinue reading “Cheroutes Receives National Award”

Jones to Introduce Transparency Bill in Boulder County

The recent controversy over Highway 36 may have implications for other areas, such as Northern Colorado, that are looking for funding through CDOT’s High-Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE). HPTE was created when the legislature passed the FASTER bill in 2009. CDOT chose Plenary, a consortium made up of six companies with expertise ranging from finance toContinue reading “Jones to Introduce Transparency Bill in Boulder County”