Tuesday, December 29, 2015

I-25 Widening Effort

A number of groups in northern Colorado are gathering resources and designing projects to facilitate widening I-25 from Fort Collins to Longmont. Responding to increased public interest, the plan is to be ready when funding becomes available for I-25 improvements. In mid-December Congress passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act which provides $305 Billion over the next five years for transportation infrastructure improvements. Colorado is expected to receive $3.4 Billion from the FAST Act. In the short term, the overpass at Crossroads Boulevard in north Loveland will be expanded over two years and a climbing lane will be added to Berthoud Hill in 2016. In 2015, CDOT and local entities applied for a federal challenge grant which would pay for four bridges along the corridor to be upgraded or replaced. The grant award should be announced in January.

For the original article and more information, click here: I-25 widening efforts get organized

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