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Original Glenwood Canyon Highway Engineer Says I-70 Needs Climate Change Reinforcement

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9min 56sec
Colorado Department of Transportation
I-70 clean up is underway as the Colorado Department of Transportation works to clear the debris from the mudslide.

As climate change intensifies, it will have a greater impact on infrastructure, according to Ralph Trapani. The lead civil engineer for the Glenwood Canyon highway project reflects on past decisions that may have contributed to I-70's fate and on future choices that can shore it up.