Media Invitation: Project Status Briefing, Grand Avenue Bridge Project

March 29, 2012 - OPEN HOUSE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Please join the Colorado Department of Transportation and consultant Jacobs Engineering for a media briefing of the Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment (EA) Project.

The EA is expected to take two years to complete and will define the purpose and need for the project; describe the range of reasonable improvement alternatives; evaluate the social, economic, historical and environmental impacts of the improvements; define measures to avoid, minimize or mitigate negative impacts of the project; and solicit public involvement and obtain public input for the decision-making process.

WHEN: 12:30 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2012

WHERE: Glenwood Springs Community Center (100 Wulfsohn Road), Glenwood Springs.

WHAT: Review of the information to be presented at a Public Open House for the project being held on Wednesday, April 4th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm at the Glenwood Springs Community Center (100 Wulfsohn Road).

If you have questions or concerns about the project please contact Joe Elsen, CDOT Program Engineer, at [email protected].  Those wanting to receive project updates can sign up via CDOT’s free message system.  Go to and click on green cell phone in the upper right hand side of the page.  After signing in, scroll down to “SH 82 Aspen to Glenwood” and check the box.  Updated information on other CDOT projects can be found at or by calling 511.

*The Colorado Bridge Enterprise is a government-owned business entity within CDOT.  The Colorado General assembly created the statewide Bridge Enterprise via Senate Bill 09-108, also known as FASTER (Funding Advancements for Surface Treatment and Economic Recovery The purpose of the Bridge Enterprise is to complete designated bridge projects that involve the financing, repair, reconstruction and replacement of bridges designated as structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and rated “poor” by CDOT.