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HPTE will host I-70 Mountain Express Lane public meetings

September 18, 2015 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Attendees will learn how to use the I-70 Mountain Express Lane and the proposed toll rates.

DENVER -- The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) will host a telephone town hall discussion and a public meeting to provide information on the proposed toll rates and operations of the I-70 Mountain Express Lane through Clear Creek County.

Representatives from HPTE, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Clear Creek County will be available to discuss and take public input on the proposed toll rates and discuss how to use the I-70 Mountain Express Lane. This lane will run for 13 miles along eastbound I-70 from Empire through the Veterans Memorial Tunnels in Idaho Springs and is scheduled to open by the end of this year.

I-70 Mountain Corridor Express Lane Telephone Town Hall
When: Monday, Sept. 21, 7-8 p.m.
Phone Call-in: 1-877-229-8493 PIN: 112034

I-70 Mountain Corridor Express Lane Public Meeting
When: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Idaho Springs Elks Lodge, 1600 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs

For more information on the proposed toll schedule and operations for the I-70 Mountain Corridor Express Lane, go to:  https://www.codot.gov/programs/high-performance-transportation-enterprise-hpte/agenda-item-documents/i-70-mountain-express-lanes-cover.pdf.

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About Express Lanes: Express Lanes increase roadway capacity and help to manage congestion on the highways. The use of toll pricing during peak travel times reduces delays, manages congestion and maintains reliable travel times. Express Lanes currently span seven miles on I-25, between downtown Denver and US 36. For more information, visit expresslanes.codot.gov.

About the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE): The HPTE operates as a government-owned, independent business within CDOT. It searches out innovative ways to finance projects to help Colorado fulfill its commitment to increase travel choices through options that include Express Lanes, transit, biking, walking and carpooling. For more information, visit www.coloradohpte.com.

For more information on the I-70 Mountain Express Lane project, visit www.i70ppsl.com.

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