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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Commerce City hosts open house for Highway 2 widening project

Learn More About Proposed Design, Construction Anticipated In 2016 - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Commerce City’s Highway 2 project is underway and design information is being shared at a public open house on Nov. 10 at Lester Arnold High School from 4-6 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions in an open house forum and speak directly with the project team.

Commerce City is widening Highway 2 from 72nd Avenue to I-76. This project will expand the busy two-lane road to a four-lane road and expand pedestrian and bicycle access. The goals of the project include:

• Increased vehicle capacity and improved level of service
• Improved safety
• Reduced flooding and improved water quality
• Environmental and contextual sensitivity
• Multimodal, i.e., accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists

Funding for the project was made available through a grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation and city funds. Currently in the design phase, construction is anticipated to begin in 2016.

What: Highway 2 Project Open House
When: 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
Where: Lester Arnold High School, 6500 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City

For more information on Highway 2 and other capital improvement program projects, visit www.c3gov.com/qcl or call 303-C3-WORKS.

As the state’s fourth-fastest growing community, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture and family. Centrally located along Colorado’s bustling Front Range, Commerce City is a Quality Community for a Lifetime, with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 700 acres of open space and parks, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge. Learn more at www.c3gov.com.

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