Permanent, Sustainable Plan to Fund Colorado Roads and Bridges Unveiled at State Capitol
Calling the plan a “permanent and sustainable solution to Colorado’s transportation funding crisis,” business, civic and elected leaders today praised the introduction of the Fix Colorado Roads Act – a framework that would inject roughly $3.5 billion into road and bridge projects across the state without raising taxes. Read the story.
Sen. Bennet urges business leaders forward in I-25 expansion efforts
Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado encouraged business leaders to continue lobbying for expansion of Interstate 25 while noting the challenges that the coalition faces. Read the story.
Planners steer all NoCo road funding to Interstate-25
The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a plan to bring needed improvements to Interstate 25 along its booming Northern Colorado route within five years instead of 60. Read the story.
North Front Range council focused on I-25 funding
The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization, or NFRMPO, planning council approved a proposal Thursday that will possibly pool money for area projects in favor of focusing funds on a larger plan of attack for the troubled northern I-25 corridor. Read the story.
$13 million plan to improve I-25 corridor along northern Front Range approved
It took four hours before Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway learned the fate of the proposal to improve Interstate 25 he pitched on Thursday to the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization. Read the story.
Weld commissioner floats idea to boost I-25 priority
A Weld County commissioner has asked for the towns and cities of Northern Colorado to pool their resources to help build an extra lane on Interstate 25 north of Longmont. Read the story.
CDOT approves $30 million for I-25/Crossroads interchange
The Colorado Department of Transportation hopes that spending $30 million on Interstate 25, over Crossroads Boulevard, will help pave the way for the highway’s expansion. Read the Story.
Funding woes inhibit improvements on northern Colorado highways
It’s almost like parade pick-up duty. As each new chunk of concrete is chewed from U.S. 85, a maintenance crew is right behind patching it with a blob of black asphalt. Ready the story.
North I-25 Coalition takes on interstate improvements
Colorado’s most vital highway is also the most ignored, says a group recently formed to ensure that Interstate 25 north of Denver gets much-needed attention. Read the story.
Colorado road projects are pitched for federal funds
Backers of plans to revamp both Interstate 25 north of Denver and C-470 in southwest Denver pitched for federal funding help Tuesday but came away with no guarantees. Read the story.