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VIDEOS: Colorado DOT’s humorous PSAs on legalization of marijuana

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 17, 2014

VIDEOS: Colorado DOT’s humorous PSAs on legalization of marijuana

I remember the first time I smelled marijuana. It was at a concert at an outdoor venue in the fall that I went to college. I don’t smoke, and it makes me ill when I’m around it. When I smelled a ...

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U.S. DOT awards CDOT with $110 million for flood recovery

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 09, 2014

U.S. DOT awards CDOT with $110 million for flood recovery

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday awarded the Colorado Department of Transportation with $110 million in recovery funds for highways damaged in September floods, according to a report from Northern Colorado Business Report. The funds are part of the $450 ...

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PHOTOS: Chevy unveils 2015 Colorado pickup, available fall 2014

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 27, 2013

PHOTOS: Chevy unveils 2015 Colorado pickup, available fall 2014

Chevrolet has unveiled its 2015 Colorado pickup, which will be available in the fall of 2014. Chevy says the midsize truck is designed to deliver “real truck capability and versatility to customers who don’t require a full size truck.” A Duramax 2.8L ...

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Winter storms threaten holiday travel

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 26, 2013

Winter storms threaten holiday travel

A deadly winter storm predicted for the Northeast will challenge motorists traveling this long holiday weekend. Meteorologists are warning drivers against traveling during Tuesday and Wednesday when conditions are expected to be the worst. A foot of snow has already fallen in ...

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Policy forum in Denver focuses on infrastructure investment

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 24, 2013

Policy forum in Denver focuses on infrastructure investment

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell met with leaders from local governments and in engineering and business at a policy forum in Denver, Colorado, to discuss local and national challenges associated with transportation infrastructure investment. Building America’s Future (BAF), the Denver Metro ...

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Utah, Missouri honored for America’s top transportation projects

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 21, 2013

Utah, Missouri honored for America’s top transportation projects

The Utah and Missouri departments of transportation have earned top honors in the 2013 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The American American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) announced the winners Sunday during the association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. The ...

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Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 21, 2013

Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

A county gave site tours on one of the largest concrete pavement preservation (CPP) projects to ever have been undertaken at an October 3 open house in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The PCA Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of the American Concrete ...

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Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 15, 2013

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike and pedestrian paths. So it’s no surprise that when the League of American Bicyclists released its latest list of Bicycle Friendly ...

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Colorado crews begin repairing flood-damaged roads

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 23, 2013

Colorado crews begin repairing flood-damaged roads

Colorado residents may soon have access to roads destroyed during floods this month. Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and National Guard troops began work Sunday to repair several main highways for mountain towns, the Associated Press reported. The roads ...

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VIDEOS: Flood waters cause $500 million in damage to Colorado roads

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 18, 2013

VIDEOS: Flood waters cause $500 million in damage to Colorado roads

Residents and officials in Colorado are finally able to see the damage flooding has caused to their roads. For the first time since flooding began in Colorado last week, rain in the state stopped Tuesday, The Denver Post reported.   The Colorado Department ...

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The Washed-Away Roads of Boulder

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 16, 2013

The Washed-Away Roads of Boulder

The floods that began on September 11 and have continued to ravage Colorado are responsible for more than 1,000 deaths, according to a USA Today report. The storms have destroyed about 1,500 homes and have damaged nearly 17,500, according to an ...

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Nation’s first rural bus rapid transit system opens in Colorado

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 09, 2013

Nation’s first rural bus rapid transit system opens in Colorado

The VelociRFTA Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line opened last week in the Roaring Forks Valley region of Colorado. The system is the first rural BRT line in nation and will allow commuters in the Glenwood Springs area to travel about 40 ...

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