Proponents say the bill could help the state meet its transportation priorities.
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
More than 3.7 million Coloradans cross over structurally deficient bridges every day. Many of those bridges are in Denver.
There's no shortage of infrastructure challenges, plus there's a funding gap of almost $1 billion.
The 10-mile stretch saw 47 car accidents involving animals in just 4 years.
CDOT is taking several steps to reduce major delays caused in part by stuck vehicles.
Gov. Hickenlooper said that current Executive Director Don Hunt never intended to serve two terms.