Some residents of Denver’s Elyria-Swansea neighborhood, including community activist Candi CdeBaca, are unhappy with plans to widen Interstate 70 north of downtown. They’ve filed a civil rights complaint to stop the $1.2 billion project.
State highway officials hope the next big rockslide that falls on Interstate 70 won’t be as disruptive as the last one.
- A 17-mile stretch of the highway closed for nearly a week after a Feb. 15 rock slide caused extensive damage.Read more
Right now, CDOT only has enough money to maintain the state’s highway system in its current condition for the next 10 years.