I-70 project receives $25 million federal grant

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The bulk of the funds will go toward construction for the westbound shoulder lane

By Ian Neligh

The Interstate 70 Westbound Peak Period Shoulder Lane project was awarded a $25 million Federal Infrastructure and Rebuilding America grant.

The money will go toward the $100 million total cost of the project, which will expand I-70 by an additional lane from the Veterans Memorial Tunnel to Empire Junction and includes other projects such as a Fall River Road bridge, Greenway Trail improvements, the reconstruction of County Road 314 and improvements to the interchange on Colorado Highway 103.

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