<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - news >> government]]> http://gazette.com/rss/news/government Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:13:45 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[I-25 widening between Monument and Castle Rock gets another PR boost]]> http://gazette.com/i-25-widening-between-monument-and-castle-rock-gets-another-pr-boost/article/1598122?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/i-25-widening-between-monument-and-castle-rock-gets-another-pr-boost/article/1598122?custom_click=rss

Gov. John Hickenlooper via the Colorado Department of Transportation asked the White House Friday to help fast-track the widening of Interstate 25 from Monument to Castle Rock.

"The time is now to designate this a 'high-priority' national infrastructure project before we get into the environmental review," CDOT executive director Shailen Bhatt wrote in the letter to the Council on Environmental Quality, a division of the president's office.

High-priority projects not only receive more favorabile treatment through normal channels of federal funding, but also would be first in line as "shovel-ready" if President Trump keeps his campaign promise to spend $550 billion on America's infrastructure.

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