Two weeks remain in the public comment period for the latest draft of the environmental study on improvements to Interstate 70 (I-70) through northeast Denver and Aurora. The Colorado Department of Transportation will accept comments through October 31.
Those interested have several options for submitting their comments. Comments can be sent via mail to I-70 East EIS Team, Colorado Department of Transportation, 2000 S. Holly St., Denver, CO 80222; email at firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone at 303.757.9413; online at www.i-70east.com. The project office at 3501 East 46th Avenue will accept comments 10 am – 7 pm, Monday through Thursday and 9 am to noon, Friday and Saturday.
CDOT released the draft study of transportation improvements for the 12-mile corridor between Interstate 25 and Tower Road on August 29, kicking off the public comment period. The I-70 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) project is analyzing transportation alternatives to improve safety, access and mobility while reducing congestion. Copies of the study are available at 17 public locations throughout metro Denver, which are listed on the project website, www.I-70east.com. The report also is available for viewing on the website and at the project office.