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Colorado Springs releases initial damage list

While Boulder, Estes Park and Lyons were hit harder than Colorado Springs during last week’s floods, the city’s infrastructure received significant damage in certain places. According to a press release from Colorado Springs, initial assessments show extensive damage on Gold Camp Road and Cheyenne Road. Gold Camp and Camp Creek had pond and sidewalk damage… Continue Reading Colorado Springs releases initial damage list

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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Colorado’s cities and towns are struggling to maintain the infrastructure needed to support basic needs of residents and businesses. That’s the report form the Colorado Municipal League, which shows two-thirds of cities list street maintenance as a major budgetary challenge. Colorado Springs is no exception – the city has a backlog of street and bridge… Continue Reading Colorado cities and towns struggle to maintain infrastructure

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More than 100 bad bridges awaiting fix

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Colorado drivers are wondering why more than 100 bridges that are among the worst in the state are still waiting for repairs. The bridges are among 121 that need repairs. So far, only six have been completed. The projects are funded by higher vehicle registration fees, fines for registration and bonds. Transportation officials say some… Continue Reading More than 100 bad bridges awaiting fix

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Open house tonight to discuss bridge work

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is holding an open house tonight to talk about construction that will affect traffic on U.S. Highway 24 in the Ute Pass area. Contractors will be replacing a 79-year-old concrete bridge on eastbound U.S. 24, on the east side of Cascade. Construction will start in mid-September and traffic will be… Continue Reading Open house tonight to discuss bridge work

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