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Dec 17, 2013

I-70 remake at heart of plan to revive Denver's Swansea neighborhood

A 23-mile swath of northeast Denver that once drew proud working-class immigrant families who socialized on front stoops and labored at local factories will soon get a shot of adrenaline that planners hope will reconnect and revive old neighborhoods and bring in new business.

The Denver Post, 12/17/13

Dec 17, 2013

RTD, contractor formalize $343 million deal to build North Rail Line

The Regional Transportation District and Regional Rail Partners on Friday formalized the construction contract for 18.5 miles of the North Metro Rail Line between Union Station and East 162nd Avenue.

The Denver Post, 12/16/13

Dec 17, 2013

RTD sets start date of North Metro rail line

The Denver Regional Transportation District said Monday construction of the North Metro commuter rail line will begin in the spring.

The RTD board, which gave approval on Friday to a $343 million proposal to design and build the 13-mile initial phase of the rail line, is looking at a January 2018 opening date.

Denver Business Journal, 12/16/13

Dec 12, 2013

RTD Board Approves North Rail Line

A $343 million contract to build the North Metro Rail Line from Denver Union Station to 124th Avenue was approved Tuesday night by the Regional Transportation District board of directors

The Denver Post, 11/26/13

Dec 12, 2013

Major Economic Redevelopment Plans in the Works for Northeast Denver

Northeast Denver is the focus of a multi-million dollar redevelopment project that’s expected to add thousands of new jobs. Targets include the Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods.

CBS 4 Denver, 12/7/13

Dec 12, 2013

Denver Enters next phase of Brighton Blvd study

Denver Public Works is advancing to phase two of a parking and access study of the Brighton Boulevard corridor.

The project aims to find ways to improve the corridor as a main roadway linking downtown Denver with the eastern part of the city. It is one of six projects of the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative.

Your Hub Denver, The Denver Post 11/21/13

Nov 19, 2013

Fixing I-70

The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to rebuild the crumbling elevated section of Interstate 70 in Denver, just east of I-25. CDOT would rebuild the interstate below grade and cover some of it with a park. That would help reconnect the working-class neighborhoods torn apart when the highway was built in the early 1960s.

Colorado Public Radio, 11/13/2013

Nov 1, 2013

Habitat for Humanity Denver Raises the Roof - and $600k

Most gala fundraising events follow a predictable format of dinner and speeches. But to make an impact on an audience of 1,500, you need more than an speaker droning on. That was demonstrated by a simple presentation at Habitat for Humanity of Denver’s Raise the Roof gala Wednesday night.
The Denver Post, 10/10/2013

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Oct 8, 2013

Denver wants 2nd lid over sunken I-70

Denver wants 2nd lid over sunken I-70
Denver Business Journal, 9/10/ 2013