DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials have backed spending plans to widen Interstate 25 in sections north and south of Denver.
The Gazette reports that the Colorado Transportation Commission on Thursday approved a resolution that pledges about $250 million for the widening of the roadway from Monument to Castle Rock, and they allotted $200 million to widen a section from Longmont to Loveland.READ MORE: 2 People Shot, Another Killed Outside Broomfield Walgreens
The state funding for the southern project is dependent on a $65 million federal grant plus $35 million in local funding.READ MORE: Adaptive Playground Prepares For Grand Opening In Aurora
The Coloradoan reports that the northern project would expand the interstate to three lanes in both directions, but the state funding depends on the U.S. Department of Transportation awarding a local planning organization a grant of up to $95 million.MORE NEWS: 4 Students Charged In Planning School Shooting On 25th Anniversary Of Columbine Shooting
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