What’s Colorado Proposition 110: Sales tax increase for transportation

Denver Post » Proposition 110 would increase the state sales tax from 2.9 percent to 3.52 percent for the next 20 years to fund state and local transportation projects, including new roads, maintenance of existing roads and debt repayment. Revenue would go to the state (45 percent), local governments (40 percent) and multimodal transportation projects (15 percent).

2018-10-23T11:09:49+00:00October 12th, 2018|Bridges, Colorado, Highways, Roads, Uncategorized|

Four States Will Ask Voters for Transportation Funding This Year

GovTech » Gas taxes may be the most practical way to raise money for transportation, but they can also be politically perilous. That’s why transportation advocates are closely watching four statewide ballot measures this November that would affect fuel taxes or transportation funding.

2018-09-26T15:37:48+00:00September 25th, 2018|California, Colorado, Missouri, Roads, Utah|

Smart sensors being installed in Colo. Road

IEEE Spectrum » The Colorado Department of Transportation has contracted with Integrated Roadways for a $2.75 million project that involves adding an accelerometer, fiber optic cable and a magnetometer to a test section of pavement. This type of research may ultimately help relieve congestion and alert emergency responders to accidents.

2018-09-24T13:35:05+00:00August 21st, 2018|Colorado, Highways|

Work to begin on Interstate 70 toll project in Denver

Denver Post » Construction is to begin this week on Denver’s Interstate 70 widening project, which includes a tolled express lane in both directions of a 10-mile segment. The project is expected to take four years to complete.

2018-10-08T10:49:21+00:00July 29th, 2018|Central 70 (Colorado), Colorado, Highways, Roads|

ROUGH ROAD AHEAD: Big I-70 project through Aurora aims to accommodate, though

Colorado considers expanding toll road to 10 lanes

The Denver Post » A 10-lane highway and Colorado’s first autonomous vehicle lane could be prescription for west-suburban Denver traffic jams. The proposal is the more aggressive of two CDOT is considering for part of C-470, Highway 93 and U.S. 6, but timing of any such project is contingent on hard-won funding.

2018-01-24T10:23:48+00:00January 21st, 2018|Colorado, Highways|
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