It’s one of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s biggest concerns in the high county, and now a bipartisan effort is bringing millions for a new fire sprinkler system in the Eisenhower/Johnson tunnels.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law Saturday establishing the Petroleum Cleanup and Redevelopment Fund within the Division of Oil and Public Safety, a part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
Colorado transportation officials say they plan to go ahead with a program using pace cars to reduce congestion on Interstate 70 in the mountains this winter.
After several days of warm and sunny weather, the mountains are getting another dose of winter.