The following is an excerpt from a story that ran in The Denver Post regarding a successful push by the Colorado Department of Transportation to repair bridges. Increased funding through FASTER is credited with making this possible.
CDOT cuts the number of dangerous bridges
Colorado’s drivers face fewer dangerous bridges after a six-year push to replace old and crumbling crossings statewide.
As of July 31, the state has replaced 53 bridges while another 22 are under construction and 33 are in the design phase, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday.