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Projects in Colorado

Below are the "shovel-ready" projects the mayors of this state submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not. For a more local view, you can drill down to projects in a particular city. Just choose a city from the following list.

The total of cost of all the projects submitted by Colorado is $2,447,922,036

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Description City State Jobs Cost Program Type Vote Ratio
W. 74th Avenue Bridge Replacement. Deficient, nonstandard bridge in need of replacement and also widening for bike and pedestrian access. Arvada CO 0 $2,300,000 Streets/Roads -25
W. 64th Ave. - McIntyre to Church Ditch. Completion of unfinished segment of major arterial expansion from two lanes to four lanes. Arvada CO 0 $1,000,000 Streets/Roads -19
Garrison Street Bridge Replacement. Replaces inadequate bridge for street, waterway, and other public improvements. Project also removes 26 homes from floodway. Arvada CO 0 $1,000,000 Streets/Roads -29
W. 72nd Ave. and Indiana Street (State HWY 72) Intersetion Improvements. Arvada CO 0 $300,000 Streets/Roads -12
Reconstruction of the highway interchange at Interstate 225, 17th Place and Colfax Ave. The project will dramatically improve access to the Fitzsimons campus ahich is home to the UCHSC Health Sciences Center. Aurora CO 2000 $50,000,000 Streets/Roads 14
Arterial and residential reconstruction projects. ADA sidewalk and access ramp improvements. Boulder CO 116 $7,500,000 Streets/Roads -91
BHP, the housing authority for the city, owns and manages 337 units in eight public housing sites. Funding would go to renovate these properties, which were built between 1955 and 1982, with the majority of units built in the early 1970Â’s. Boulder CO 65 $8,300,000 CDBG -159
Mobile home parks in the city were built 35-50 years ago and their on-site infrastructure is deteriorating significantly. The city has funded the purchase of two parks by affordable housing non-profits and a partial infrastructure replacement Boulder CO 30 $1,472,000 CDBG -139
Fund installation of fire sprinklers in permanently affordable rental housing units. Nine multi-family sites, with a total of 236 unites, do not have fire protection sprinklers. Boulder CO 10 $675,000 CDBG -83
Provide funding to convert 60 hybrid electric vehicles to Plug-in Hyrbrid Vehicles with Vehicle to Grid technology. The cars are part of the City of Boulder, Boulder County and the University of Colorado fleets. A mix of onboard V2G technology and smart Boulder CO 0 $6,000,000 Energy -955
Mapleton Elementary School in the city of Boulder was built in 1889 and served as an elementary school until 2004, which it was closed due to declining enrollment. A community coalition has com together to convert the school into an early childhood educat Boulder CO 110 $5,400,000 Schools -163
30th Street bikeland and sidewalk project, Broadway and Euclid transit and bike improvements, 28th Street intermodal improvements. TableMesa bike/ped underpass to park-n-ride Boulder CO 688 $17,200,000 Transit -158
Install a 400 bike system (40 stations) a la "Velib" in Paris, Rejuvenate HOP transit service with purchase of four new buses (US built) Boulder CO 124 $3,100,000 Transit -203
Install Junction Place bridge, pathways along Foothills and from Goose Creek to bus station Boulder CO 116 $2,900,000 Transit -90
Woodmen Corridor - Widening & Interchanges Colorado Springs CO 100 $125,000,000 Streets/Roads 14
State Highway 21 (Powers Blvd) North, Extension to I-25 Colorado Springs CO 200 $105,000,000 Streets/Roads 217
I-25 @ Cimarron St Interchange Colorado Springs CO 100 $100,000,000 Streets/Roads -43
I-25 Widening from Interquest to Northgate Colorado Springs CO 80 $80,000,000 Streets/Roads 32
I-25 Widening from Northgate to Monument Colorado Springs CO 75 $72,000,000 Streets/Roads 50
I-25 @ Fillmore St Interchange Colorado Springs CO 100 $60,000,000 Streets/Roads 29
South Metro Accessibility Project (Milton E. Proby Parkway) - Academy to Powers Colorado Springs CO 60 $60,000,000 Streets/Roads -52
State Highway 21 (Powers Blvd) @ Airport/Stewart Interchange Colorado Springs CO 100 $57,000,000 Streets/Roads 2
State Highway 21 (Powers Blvd) @ Proby Parkway Interchange Colorado Springs CO 100 $50,000,000 Streets/Roads -10
State Highway 21 (Powers Blvd) North - Complete 3 interchanges at Briargate, Union and Old Ranch Colorado Springs CO 100 $45,000,000 Streets/Roads 18
Local Streets Rehabilitation and Resurfacing Colorado Springs CO 100 $40,000,000 Streets/Roads 25
I-25 Widening from Academy to Interquest Colorado Springs CO 40 $37,000,000 Streets/Roads 55
Major Bridge Replacements Colorado Springs CO 60 $30,000,000 Streets/Roads 21
Sidewalks and Pedestrian Ramps Colorado Springs CO 50 $20,000,000 Streets/Roads -46
Vincent Drive Extension - Woodmen to Nevada Colorado Springs CO 30 $15,000,000 Streets/Roads -23
Traffic Safety Improvements Colorado Springs CO 25 $10,000,000 Streets/Roads -33
Pikes Peak Highway, Erosion and Sedimentation Control project Colorado Springs CO 30 $10,000,000 Streets/Roads -25
Hancock Exprressway @ Chelton Road Realignment Colorado Springs CO 15 $7,000,000 Streets/Roads -30
Platte Avenue Widening (from Academy to Powers) Colorado Springs CO 15 $6,000,000 Streets/Roads -47
Centennial Drive Extension, from Fillmore to Fontanero Colorado Springs CO 40 $3,000,000 Streets/Roads -30
Brookside Street Reconstruction Colorado Springs CO 15 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads -27
Cottonwood Creek Stabilization and Detention Colorado Springs CO 100 $50,000,000 Water -4
Southern Delivery System - water delivery pipeline, pump station Colorado Springs CO 45 $38,000,000 Water 15
Fountain Creek Stabilization and Enhancements, Manitou Springs to Sand Creek Colorado Springs CO 50 $20,000,000 Water 1
Northern Nonpotable System Extension Colorado Springs CO 35 $18,000,000 Water -17
Southeast Nonpotable System Extension Colorado Springs CO 30 $15,000,000 Water -11
Local Collectors Evaluation and Replacement Program Colorado Springs CO 30 $14,300,000 Water -28
Sanitary Sewer Creek Crossing Program Colorado Springs CO 25 $13,300,000 Water -6
Water Main Replacements Colorado Springs CO 45 $12,500,000 Water 26
Sand Creek Regional Detention Ponds Colorado Springs CO 25 $10,000,000 Water 4
Sanitary Sewer Evaluation and Rehabilitation Program Colorado Springs CO 30 $10,000,000 Water 7
Fountain Creek Improvements – Clear Springs Ranch for wetlands development, bank improvementsand creek realignment Colorado Springs CO 15 $5,800,000 Water 0
Highline Reservoir Cover Replacement Colorado Springs CO 15 $5,000,000 Water -6
Fountain Creek Improvements – Pueblo for sediment removal and levee reinforcement Colorado Springs CO 15 $4,500,000 Water 8
Manhole Rehabilitation and Replacement Program Colorado Springs CO 10 $2,450,000 Water -10
Fountain Creek Improvements – Eco-Fit Park for wetland development, drop structures and education Colorado Springs CO 5 $2,300,000 Water -22
Las Vegas Wastewater Treatment Plant Disinfection Colorado Springs CO 10 $2,000,000 Water 2
Big Tooth Dam Rehabilitation Colorado Springs CO 5 $1,600,000 Water 10
Fire Hydrant Install Colorado Springs CO 5 $1,000,000 Water -25
Low-Impact Development Demonstration Center to educate the public about decreasing stormwater runoff Colorado Springs CO 2 $600,000 Water -102
Fountain Valley Water Treatment Plant - Potable Water Mains Colorado Springs CO 2 $500,000 Water 2
Colorado Springs Airport Business Park Interchange connecting the Defense Access Road with Airport entry/exit roads Colorado Springs CO 100 $20,000,000 Airport -25
Colorado Springs Airport Solar Array Project Colorado Springs CO 50 $15,000,000 Airport -37
Citywide Drainage Improvements Colorado Springs CO 50 $20,000,000 CDBG 15
Area Revitalization - South Academy Blvd Infrastructure Colorado Springs CO 25 $10,000,000 CDBG -22
Rehabilitation/Replacement of Municipal Facilities - Fleet Maintenance Colorado Springs CO 100 $6,100,000 CDBG -19
Rehabilitation/Replacement of Municipal Facilities - Street Division Colorado Springs CO 100 $5,605,000 CDBG -8
Cottonwood Recreation Center Gym & Senior Center Expansion Colorado Springs CO 50 $5,200,000 CDBG -35
Area Revitalization - South Nevada Avenue Infrastructure Colorado Springs CO 15 $5,000,000 CDBG -14
Rehabilitation/Replacement of Municipal Facilities - Traffic Engineering Colorado Springs CO 125 $4,843,000 CDBG -14
30th Street Shoulder Improvements & Bike Lanes Colorado Springs CO 15 $3,050,000 CDBG -21
Meter Data Management System Colorado Springs CO 12 $2,000,000 CDBG -34
Rehabilitation/Replacement of Municipal Facilities - Utilities Warehouse Colorado Springs CO 75 $2,000,000 CDBG -20
Rehabilitation/Replacement of Municipal Facilities - Parks & Recreation Colorado Springs CO 50 $1,402,000 CDBG -7
City Auditorium, Life Safety Improvements Colorado Springs CO 10 $700,000 CDBG -29
Pikes Peak Greenway Trail Paving, Dorchester Park to El Pomar Youth Sports Park Colorado Springs CO 5 $495,000 CDBG -24
Playground Renovations at 6 City Parks Colorado Springs CO 10 $350,000 CDBG -19
Sand Creek Trail Construction, Barnes Rd to Stetson Hill Blvd Colorado Springs CO 5 $350,000 CDBG -27
West Moreno Street Sidewalks Colorado Springs CO 10 $145,000 CDBG -13
Safe Routes to Schools - North Hancock Avenue Colorado Springs CO 10 $118,000 CDBG 7
Safe Routes to Schools - Cresta Road Sidewalks & Pedestrian Ramps Colorado Springs CO 10 $110,000 CDBG 6
Pedestrian Bridge Replacement, North Shooks Run Trail Colorado Springs CO 0 $75,000 CDBG -29
Research Education PV Facilities (6MW) Colorado Springs CO 100 $48,000,000 Energy -64
Energy Retrofits for 15 Fire Stations Colorado Springs CO 40 $3,005,000 Energy -3
Energy Retrofits for Other City Facilities Colorado Springs CO 30 $2,000,000 Energy -5
Wind Turbine for Fire Station 21 Colorado Springs CO 5 $90,000 Energy -54
Hancock Avenue Housing Development Colorado Springs CO 10 $2,500,000 Housing -59
Intermodal Transit Station Colorado Springs CO 60 $12,000,000 Transit -41
Purchase 16 Buses Colorado Springs CO 0 $3,000,000 Transit -91
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Montclair Outfall Denver CO 112 $20,000,000 Water -5
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Large Pipe and Manhole Rehab Denver CO 56 $10,000,000 Water 0
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: 14th and Stout Storm Drain Denver CO 35 $6,200,000 Water -3
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Bayaud Outfall Denver CO 35 $6,200,000 Water -4
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Park Hill Pond Denver CO 31 $5,500,000 Water 3
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Cherry Creek North Outfall Denver CO 22 $4,000,000 Water 0
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Florida Outfall Extension Denver CO 20 $3,500,000 Water 2
Critical Stormwater Conveyance Projects: Wolff Street Bridge over Lakewood Gulch Denver CO 8 $1,500,000 Water -6
Operational Safety: Smart Meter parking meter replacement Denver CO 22 $4,000,000 Public Safety -158
Operational Safety: Safety Improvements at 15 Intersections (Signal Replacement) Denver CO 20 $3,600,000 Public Safety -8
Operational Safety: Upgrade Traffic Signal Control Systems Denver CO 17 $3,000,000 Public Safety -2
Transit Support Project: Denver Union Station *Number of jobs created based on EPS study. This number is the annual average over years 2009-2013 Denver CO 1190 $88,000,000 Transit 31
New Transportation Construction: Central Park Blvd Interchange Denver CO 280 $50,000,000 Transit 15
New Transportation Construction: Broadway/I-25 Interchange Improvements Denver CO 213 $38,000,000 Transit 8
Transit Support Project: Downtown Circulation Infrastructure Denver CO 140 $25,000,000 Transit 11
New Transportation Construction: Federal Blvd. (7th to Holden Place) Denver CO 115 $20,600,000 Transit -22
Transportation Reconstruction: South Broadway (Iowa to Asbury) Denver CO 95 $17,000,000 Transit -11
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