DENVER (CBS4)– The 6th Avenue bridge project was completed eight months early and the Colorado Department of Transportation celebrated that milestone on Wednesday.
CDOT symbolically “unwrapped” the US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project by showing the project before and after.READ MORE: Wildfire Sparks In Ptarmigan Wilderness Above Town Of Silverthorne
Crews completed work on six new bridges and makeovers on six others between February 2014 and October. The project cost $98 million.READ MORE: Hector Frias-Chavarria Sentenced For Drunken & Deadly Road Rage Crash
Some of the most noticeable changes include the new interchange to Interstate 25 as well as the bridge to Federal Boulevard.MORE NEWS: High COVID Plateau In Colorado Somewhat Dependent On Vaccines For Children
“We all know how important the 6th Avenue corridor is, it brings people from the western suburbs to downtown and it takes folks who live downtown out to share and enjoy our beautiful mountains,” said Public Works COO George Delaney.