State Highways

Studies & Assessments for State Highways
US 287 at Lamar Environmental Assessment and FONSI

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to identify and assess a new alignment for U.S. Highway (U.S.) 287 and U.S. 50 through the City of Lamar, Colorado in Prowers County. Keywords: Studies, US Highways

US 287 Loveland to Fort Collins Environmental Overview Study (EOS)

January 2007 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) developed and initiated the Environmental Overview Study (EOS) process. The EOS process is structured to provide a basis for long-term roadway improvements and to provide support for local planning decisions while considering environmental resources decisions. While no funds are currently programmed for construction, the intended outcome of the process is the preservation of a corridor for future transportation improvements. Through this process, future improvements to the Colorado highway system can be integrated with other local and regional transportation plans resulting in a proactive, environmentally sensitive transportation vision within the North Front Range. Keywords: Studies, US Highways, Study, Studies

US 287 from CO 1 to the LaPorte Bypass EA and FONSI

September 2004 - Environmental Assessment (EA) - The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has been conducting studies to investigate alternatives that would improve mobility (travel conditions) and safety on the stretch of approximately 2 miles of US 287 between SH 1 and the LaPorte Bypass intersection east of the town of LaPorte, mileposts (MP) 348.50 and 350.35. June 2006 - Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) - This document contains a FONSI and selects Preferred Alternative A4 with Reduced Footprint based on the analyses and results in the attached EA. Keywords: Studies, US Highways, Study, Studies

SH 402 EA and FONSI

Environmental Assessment (EA) - July 2007 and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) - January 2008- encompasses the 4-mile length of SH 402 although improvements are not needed for the area between SH 287 and CR 13C (St. Louis Avenue), which was widened by developers in coordination with the city of Loveland and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) under a Categorical Exclusion (CE). Keywords: Studies, State Highways, Studies

Ports to Plains

This study was a joint effort by four state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) including Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. It includes I-70 from I-25 east to US 40/287 and then south along US 40/287 to the Colorado/Oklahoma border. The purpose was to create a Development and Management plan for the Ports to Plains Corridor, which outlines a proposed plan for the corridor and serves as an essential tool for securing federal funding for corridor development. It contains several elements that improve the transportation network’s ability to move people and goods. Nearly 1,400 miles long, the corridor consists of 511 miles of 4- to 6-lane roadway, 755 miles of 2-lane roadway, and 113 miles of roadway in metropolitan areas. Keywords: Studies, US Highways, Interstates

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