ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– The Broomfield City Council will discuss funding for a controversial road project and take public comment on Tuesday. The city councilors will discuss the Jefferson Parkway, set to run from Broomfield to Golden.

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Opponents say it’s a public health risk since it will be built near the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.

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The Highway Authority says the toll road will complete the beltway around the Denver metro area. It is asking Broomfield for $2.5 million in funding.

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The Broomfield City Council will take public comment on the project at its meeting starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.