CDOT http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - June 12th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-june-12th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>A judge has released hundreds of pages of court documents in the Nancy Pfister case. We’ll have a quick review.</p><p>The sheriffs are in town-- for a statewide conference. This is a chance for Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo to show off his work in Aspen.</p><p>Officials and local representatives are tackling how to get faster internet access in rural areas.</p><p>Aspen wants to get more people to build hotel rooms...</p><p>And, Garfield County may have to help pay for some improvements near Glenwood’s Grand Avenue Bridge.</p><p>An Aspen nonprofit is heralding the cancelation of a mega dam project in Chile.</p><p>And a hydropower plant in southwest Colorado is now officially up and running… we’ll hear what that means for the Aspen.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:26:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 19960 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - June 12th, 2014 GarCo May Pay For Some Grand Bridge Add-Ons http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/garco-may-pay-some-grand-bridge-add-ons <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paying for big construction projects gets really expensive really quickly. So the Colorado Department of Transportation often has a limited amount to spend on new roads or interchanges. But as planning for the new Grand Bridge in Glenwood Springs continues, lots of related improvements are creeping in, and CDOT can’t necessarily pay for all of them. Joe Elsen is the agency’s lead engineer on project. He recently spoke with APR’s Elise Thatcher, and says Garfield County may have to pitch in.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:32:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher 19608 at http://aspenpublicradio.org GarCo May Pay For Some Grand Bridge Add-Ons Heavy Construction Begins for Highway 133 Project http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/heavy-construction-begins-highway-133-project <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-567de395-261b-4375-3463-91e7f7682209"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Heavy duty construction begins on Highway 133 in Carbondale today, Tuesday May 29th. The plan is to widen the road in certain spots and put a roundabout in at the intersection with Main Street. Everything is supposed to wrap up before next year, and a Carbondale business group hopes it won’t spell trouble for local establishments.</span></span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 18912 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Heavy Construction Begins for Highway 133 Project Glenwood Canyon Cell Service Project to Start http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/glenwood-canyon-cell-service-project-start <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Construction kicks off Monday on a project to create cell phone service through Glenwood Canyon. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Right now, drivers on Interstate 70 through the Canyon can’t use their phones and there’s limited emergency communication.</span></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:16:18 +0000 Marci Krivonen 5023 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Glenwood Canyon Cell Service Project to Start