Colorado transportation officials say more partnerships with private companies could be on the horizon after the state signed a deal for a private company to help expand and maintain the main Denver-Boulder highway and collect tolls.
After sharp criticism, Colorado has announced the conclusion of a deal for a private company to help expand and maintain the main Denver-Boulder highway and collect tolls from some lanes.
The controversy over how CDOT has handled a deal to improve the Boulder Turnpike with a Public Private Partnership may endanger future P3s in Colorado.
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.
CDOT is entering a 50 year contract with a private party, giving them control over the express lanes that will be built along Highway 36.
So far it’s not known if weather conditions were a factor in a crash involving at least two cars on Highway 36. Two people were hospitalized.
The city of Westminster plans on building a new downtown area from the ground up.
RTD is showing off buses of the future this week.
The drivers of two different vehicles both walked away from a crash on the Boulder Turnpike early Thursday morning involving icy roads and what police say was a case of careless driving.