Is the 8.5 million-pound rock a “useful philosophical lesson for humanity," or "a curiosity that'll pass"?
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
The analysis found no processes to detect and prevent employee fraud, missing information that is legally required in the budget plan and that construction projects were not closed in a timely fashion.
Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday that Colorado will save about $200,000 by not blasting the 8.5 million pound boulder.
The line is one option CDOT is studying to relive congestion along the quickly growing Interstate 25 corridor.
Colorado 145 between Cortez and Telluride will be closed for days while crews blast apart house-sized rocks that destroyed the pavement of the highway.
Usually, Coloradans love to impress their out-of-state visitors with a drive over the top of a mountain during Memorial Day Weekend.
Have you noticed more roadkill on Colorado highways this spring? You can blame more traffic, a snowy winter and a lot of deer.
The stretch of I-70 from Silverthorne to Denver is particularly treacherous, with tight turns, steep climbs and sharp descents.
Similar to last week's deadly pileup, in August 1989 a semitrailer driver lost control on the steeply graded section of I-70 heading into Denver.
Democratic Majority Leader Steve Fenberg and Republican Minority Leader Chris Holbert brokered the compromise.