10 worst bridges in Denver area listed
DENVER ” Here is the Colorado Department of Transportation’s list of the 10 worst bridges in the Denver area and the estimated costs of replacing and repairing them:
1. Colorado 88 (Federal Boulevard) over Lakewood Gulch south of Colfax Avenue, Denver. Will be designed and built as part of FasTracks, the Regional Transportation District’s expansion of light rail and bus lines. Estimated cost: $8 million to $10 million.
2. US 6 over the Burlington Canal, near Interstate 76 in Adams County. Design work under way, funding not identified. Estimated cost: $600,000.
3. Interstate 25 over US 85 (Santa Fe Drive). Design work under way, but funding not available. Estimated cost: $55 million.
4. Colorado 58 over the railroad near Golden. In the early stages of construction. Cost: $8.5 million.
5. Interstate 76 over the Union Pacific Railroad west of 74th Avenue in Adams County. Design work under way. Construction should start in the spring of 2008. Estimated cost: $7 million.
6. Colorado 7 over the South Platte River west of US 85 in Adams County. Design work started. Construction should start in the spring of 2008. Estimated cost: $7 million to $8 million.
7. US 285 over Willow Springs Road and Turkey Creek Road. Construction started. Cost: $5.1 million.
8. Washington Street over Colorado 58 in Golden. Design work started. Estimated cost: $6 million.
9. Interstate 25 over 104th Avenue in Northglenn. Design started, but funding hasn’t been identified. Estimated cost: $20 million.
10. Interstate 25 over the South Platte River near the Walnut Street Viaduct in Denver. Design work started, but funding hasn’t been identified. Estimated cost: $22 million.