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Colorado Department of Transportation Releases C-470 Corridor Revised Environmental Assessment for Public Comment

July 28, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Public Hearing to be held August 26 at Lone Tree Arts Center (5 to 8 pm).

DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces the signing of the C-470 Corridor Revised Environmental Assessment (Revised EA), Kipling Parkway to I-25 (July 2015) by CDOT and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the release of the document for public review and comment.

The FHWA and CDOT seek to make improvements to C-470 that relieve congestion, decrease delays and improve travel reliability. The proposed improvements would add one tolled express lane in each direction between I-25 and Kipling Parkway, and a second tolled express lane westbound between I-25 and Lucent Boulevard, and eastbound between Broadway and I-25. These new lanes, plus new auxiliary lanes where warranted, would supplement the existing non-tolled general purpose lanes. The project also includes pavement re-construction, alignment improvements and direct-connect ramps at the C-470 and I-25 interchange.

The public review and comment period for the Revised EA begins Wednesday, July 29, 2015, and will continue through Friday, September 11, 2015.  The complete document is available in electronic format on the CDOT website at www.codot.gov/projects/c470ExpressLanes. Comments can be submitted online.

A printed document can be viewed at the following locations during normal business hours:

Columbine Library
7706 W. Bowles Ave.
Littleton, CO 80123

Southglenn Library
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

Highland Ranch Library
9292 Ridgeline Blvd.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Lone Tree Library
8827 Lone Tree Parkway
Lone Tree, CO 80124

CDOT Headquarters
4201 E. Arkansas Ave.
Denver, CO 80222

CDOT Region 1
2000 S. Holly
Denver, CO 80222

Federal Highway Administration
12300 W. Dakota Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80228

Douglas County
100 Third Street, Suite 220
Castle Rock, CO 80104

A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, from 5-8 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, Colorado, 80124.  The public hearing will be a drop-in, open house format with a formal presentation given at 6 p.m. Members of the project team will be available to answer questions.

A court reporter will be available for those persons who would like to make a statement regarding the project and have it included in the official transcript of the public hearing. Participants also will have the opportunity to fill out comment forms and leave them at the meeting in designated comment boxes. 

The Lone Tree Arts Center is ADA accessible. Reasonable accommodations for participation in this event will be made upon request, including those for disabilities and translation services.

For project information, visit: www.codot.gov/projects/c470ExpressLanes

If you would like more information regarding the public hearing, please contact Roger Sherman at 303-592-5465. 


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