US Highway 36

The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

More Colorado Road Deals Could Be On Horizon

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.

02/27/2014

The boulders on Highway 36 (credit: CDOT)

CDOT Calls Boulders That Blocked US 36 ‘Tough Nuts To Crack’

A blasting project that dumped huge boulders on U.S. Highway 36 between Lyons and Pinewood Springs closed the highway Monday and Tuesday but they’ve been cleared and it’s now back open.

02/25/2014

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

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,538 other followers