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The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

Boulder Turnpike Deal Final After Meeting Criticism

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.

02/26/2014

Several people were removed from a public meeting on the privatization of U.S. 36 on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Emotional Debate As U.S. 36 Privatization Moves Closer To Done Deal

There were some tense moments amid emotional outbursts at the latest meeting to discuss the privatization and addition of a toll lane along the U.S. 36 corridor.

02/19/2014

The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

Criticized Colorado Turnpike Contract Made Public

The Colorado Department of Transportation on Friday publicly released its much-criticized contract with a private firm to operate U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years.

02/14/2014

Emotions continued to run high at a second meeting Thursday over the privatization of toll lanes on U.S. 36 (credit: CBS)

Emotions Carry Over To 2nd Meeting Of U.S. 36 Privatization

Strong emotions carried over to the second meeting to discuss the privatization of U.S. 36 that would turn over a toll lane to a private company for the next 50 years.

02/14/2014

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Meeting Over CDOT’s US 36 Deal Moved To Accommodate More People

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.

02/13/2014

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Critics Attack 50-Year Deal On Boulder Turnpike

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.

02/13/2014

(credit: CBS)

US Highway 36 Finance Deal To Get Public Airing

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.

02/12/2014

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CDOT Defends What State Senator Calls ‘Secret’ Boulder Turnpike Deal

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.

02/11/2014

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