Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
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.
A proposal sparked by a public outcry over public-private road deals and the Boulder Turnpike is headed to Gov. Hickenlooper after winning final approval in the Colorado House.
With other sources of transportation funding on the decline, Colorado is set to ink what could be the first of many deals giving private companies control of the state's roads.
The Colorado Department of Transportation concludes building high-speed transit in the mountain and urban corridors is not financially feasible.