The 50-year long contract to expand U.S. 36 is one step closer to being finalized despite an outcry of public opposition.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is metering the ramps onto Interstate 70 at Silverthorne and Frisco this weekend.
After a heated public meeting in Westminster over a deal that would allow a private consortium to operate US 36, the venue for a meeting in Louisville Thursday evening has been changed to accommodate more people.
Critics heatedly attacked a 50-year deal Wednesday that would allow a private consortium to operate the main highway between Denver and Boulder, saying it will last too long and puts the public at risk.
Supporters and opponents are gearing up for two public meetings to discuss a deal that would allow a private company to take over the operation of the main highway between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing their best to keep roads safe but there has been more snow and ice than usual so far and they are running low on Ice Slicer de-icer.
Almost every weekend traffic in the mountains is a challenge, and this holiday weekend is no exception. So the Colorado Department of Transportation has been coming up with some new ways to get drivers to change their travel habits.
Snowplow operators say they can’t be everywhere at once, but they are getting some high-tech help this winter in three states using a new digital intelligence system built in Boulder.
One of the main Colorado roads that suffered the most damage from the September floods is back open after National Guard troops and the Colorado Department of Transportation worked around the clock to repair the highway.
Thanks to some dedicated construction crews a portion of Highway 36 will reopen Monday, about a month earlier than anticipated.