Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: I-25 Update

CDOT’s regional director, Johnny Olson, says work on I-25 over Crossroads Boulevard will be starting soon. All four lanes of the highway will remain open while the bridge is widened so that it can eventually accommodate additional traffic lanes. That project will be completed in 2017. Olson also said the Phase 1 project (between SH… Continue reading Region: I-25 Update

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado

Region: Colorado Delegation Supports I-25 Grant Applications

Senators Bennet and Gardner, with Congressmen Buck, Polis and Perlmutter, sent a letter to the Department of Transportation in support of two transportation grants for North I-25. They wrote, “The North I-25 project makes critical improvements to the I-25 corridor, which is currently stifled by crippling congestion and unsafe conditions.” A TIGER grant (see above)… Continue reading Region: Colorado Delegation Supports I-25 Grant Applications

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado

Region: Transportation Commission Devotes Additional Dollars to North I-25

On April 21 the Transportation Commission agreed to provide an additional $50 million for I-25. The money will serve as part of the local contribution if the Federal Department of Transportation approves the TIGER grant that is part of the proposed Phase 1 project to add an additional lane between SH 14 in Fort Collins… Continue reading Region: Transportation Commission Devotes Additional Dollars to North I-25

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado

Region: Local Match Needed for I-25 Grants

CDOT and North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) are scrambling to secure agreements from area governments to provide the required $25 million local match for the TIGER and FASTLANE grant applications. The grants would help fund a $230 million package of improvements to North I-25, including a third lane on I-25 from SH 14… Continue reading Region: Local Match Needed for I-25 Grants