Colorado Roads to get Funding from Federal Stimulus

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Governor Ritter has approved a list of transportation projects to be funded with Federal Stimulus Money.

Here’s the list of Colorado Transportation projects approved to date by
Gov. Bill Ritter to be funded with federal stimulus money. This list was released Friday by the Governor's office. They are grouped by Colorado Department of Transportation Regions.

Region 1 (Central Colorado and Eastern Plains)
_ U.S. 85 from C-470 to castle rock, widening and other improvements in Douglas county, $5.4 million.
_ U.S. 285 from Foxton road to Park-Jefferson county line, construct grade-separated interchange at elk creek road and other improvements, $6.6 million.
_ Colorado 9 from Breckenridge north, widening and other improvements, $12 million.
_ I-70 from Vail Pass to Silverthorne, resurfacing, $8 million.
_ U.S. 40/287, Ports to Plains corridor, reconstruction in Lincoln county, $12.5 million.
_ I-70 mountain corridor, Denver International Airport to Eagle County airport, I-70 west truck parking management, $1.9 million.

Region 2 (Southeast Colorado)
_ I-25 through Trinidad, Las Animas County, various improvements, $8.6 million.
_ South U.S. 287, ports to plains corridor, from Campo to Hugo in Baca County, reconstruction, $16 million.

Region 3 (West and Northwest Colorado)
_ Colorado 92, Austin-Hotchkiss corridor, reconstruction and other improvements, $11.9 million.
_ Colorado 13 at Rio Blanco hill in Rio Blanco County, congestion relief, $13 million.
_ I-70, Colorado 82, U.S. 6 exit 116 GWS, safety improvements at Glenwood Springs interchange, $2.5 million.
_ I-70, safety improvements at Edwards interchange, Eagle county, $11 million.

Region 4 (Northeast Colorado)
_ Colorado 14, Hatchery to Cameron pass, resurfacing, $6.4 million.
_ U.S. 36, Eestes Park to Lyons, chip surfacing, $2.5 million.
_ I-76, Sedgwick to Nebraska line, reconstruction, $15 million.
_ Colorado 52 at boulder creek, bridge replacement, $11 million.
_ U.S. 36 at Broadway, Boulder, traffic signal, $500,000.

Region 5 (Southwest Colorado)
_ U.S. 24/285, Johnson Cillage north, resurfacing, $5.7 million.
_ U.S. 160, Alamosa east, resurfacing, $4.5 million.
_ Colorado 62, Dallas divide resurfacing, $4 million.
_ U.S. 285, Saguache county, resurfacing, $6.7 million.
_ U.S. 160, Shaw Creek to Del Norte, resurfacing, $2.1 million
_ U.S. 160, Florida river, County Road 222/223 east of Durango, La Plata County, relocate intersection and other improvements, $4 million.

Region 6 (Denver area)
_ Colfax from Kipling to Sheridan, Jefferson County, resurfacing, $4.7 million.
_ I-25 from 6th to 23rd, Denver, resurfacing, $5.5 million.
_ Belleview from Federal to U.S. 85, resurfacing, $1.2 million.
_ University from C470 to Arapahoe, resurfacing, $2.8 million.
_ I-70 from Kipling to Wadsworth resurfacing, $1.8 million.
_ C470 from Santa Fe to I-25, resurfacing, $33 million.
_ Pecos Street, grade separation at union pacific, $10 million.
_ I-76 and 96th Avenue interchange, roundabouts at interchange, $2.5 million.
_ I-76/Union pacific, I-76, Colorado 22, bridge replacements, $13.5 million.
_ Denver Union Station renovations, $18.6 million.
_ U.S. 36, 120th Avenue connection, $4 million.
_ I-70 Havana Yosemite interchange reconstruction, $12 million.
_ Dry Creek, bicycle-pedestrian bridge extension $1.4 million.
_ C470 bike path rehabilitation in Douglas and Jefferson counties, $7 million.
_ I-25, U.S. 36, C-470 ramp metering, multiple locations, $500,000.
_ U.S. 6, Colorado 93, Colorado 58, Colorado 128 at Simms, signal installation and replacement, $1 million.
_ I-70, Pena to Tower road, median cable rail installation, $400,00.
_ I-225-colfax, U.S. 40, phase 1 interchange reconstruction, $1.1 million.
_ I-25/Alameda Bridge over santa Fe drive, bridge replacement, $22.1 million.
_ I-225/Colfax, 17th avenue, phase ii interchange reconstruction, $11.3 million.
_ West 86th parkway bike lanes, Arvada, $300,000.
_ Denver bikeway mobility enhancements, $250,000.
_ U.S 36 trail, Bbradburn Boulevard from 73rd avenue to Turnpike Drive, Westminster, $300,000.

Other:
_ Summit County, Transit fleet maintenance facility, $10.3 million.
_ DDOT /casta replacement rolling stock, $1.7 million.


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  • by Bob Location: Stout on Mar 7, 2009 at 09:09 AM
    Interesting how only 10 out of 40 or so are in western CO. BIG suprise. Also interesting that our registrations fees are going up for the next 3 years, alegedly for "road improvements". Politicians looking for more funds for their own pockets again.
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