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The Colorado Congressional delegation urged the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to lift the cap on funding for emergencies for transportation issues. The cap, at $100 million, isn’t going to be enough to meet the repair and rebuilding needs for state roads and bridges, according to a press release from the delegation. They’re asking Congress… Continue Reading State leaders ask Congress to lift emergency fund cap

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Driving on I-25, there’s an app for that

Waiting on the morning DJ to give a traffic update about the I-25 commute from Colorado Springs to Denver? Wait no more. The Colorado Department of Transportation recently launched the I-25 corridor CDOT Mobile, a free smartphone mobile app. CDOT Mobile will give travelers real-time information on highway conditions and traffic. “We first launched CDOT… Continue Reading Driving on I-25, there’s an app for that

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Frontier Airlines to end all service out of  Colorado Springs

Frontier Airlines will stop all flights out of Colorado Springs in April. The Colorado Springs Airport was notified this week that Frontier Airlines will discontinue its service in Colorado Springs. The move follows an announcement in mid-January, when Frontier announced that it would reduce its service in an out of the Colorado Springs Airport during… Continue Reading Frontier Airlines to end all service out of Colorado Springs

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Every four years, the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration holds a public meeting in Colorado Springs to review federal transportation certification review. This year, the meeting is slated for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, 15 S. Seventh Street. The two groups will jointly… Continue Reading Federal transportation authorities hold Springs public hearing

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Colorado College, located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, is developing a long-term transportation plan and is seeking community comments. The public is invited to an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 in Slocum Hall, 130 E. Cache La Poudre Street, for an overview of the college’s study planning process and… Continue Reading Colorado College seeks transportation plan comment

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PPRTA to hold Fillmore open house

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The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will hold an open house about the Fillmore corridor improvement project from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St. The PPRTA will outline the construction phases and timeline, and people will have a change to meet the contractor in charge… Continue Reading PPRTA to hold Fillmore open house

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The private company in charge of parking at the Colorado Springs Airport passed its audit with flying colors – with only a single caveat. According to the audit by the city of Colorado Springs, Ampco needs a system in place to prevent customers from claiming a lost tickets and paying a much lower fee than… Continue Reading City auditor finds no problems with airport parking company

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Interstate 25 in Denver will be completely closed in both directions from Santa Fe Drive to Hampden Avenue on Oct. 3 because of the 2012 presidential debate at the University of Denver. Although all closures, dates and times are subject to change, it is anticipated that the six-mile portion of I-25 will be closed from… Continue Reading I-25 to be closed in Denver for next week’s presidential debate

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Repairs to the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge over Tejon Street will start at 6 a.m. tomorrow, according to the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority   The bridge has cracks in the girders. South Tejon Street from Mill Street to Fountain Boulevard will be closed in both directions. Businesses in the area are open, and can… Continue Reading Tejon Street bridge to undergo repairs tomorrow

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Colorado replaces 49 obsolete bridges

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  Colorado has replaced 49 bridges as part of a program to fix structures rated poor by inspectors.   That’s less than a third of the estimated 160 bridges that are considered risky.   The state Department of Transportation says some were built in the 1920s and are buckling under the demands of modern car… Continue Reading Colorado replaces 49 obsolete bridges

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