07.26.16

Gardner Announces $15 Million TIGER Grant for North I-25 Expansion

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has been awarded a $15 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve a 14-mile stretch of North I-25 between Loveland and Fort Collins, Colorado.

In April, Gardner, along with members of the Colorado delegation, sent a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in support of Colorado’s grant application. 

 

“I’m thrilled the Colorado Department of Transportation will receive much-needed funding for the North I-25 project,” said Gardner. “This $15 million grant is a significant step toward expanding the roadway for the many Coloradans who rely on it every day. I was honored to join several local officials, businesses, and community leaders in support of the grant, and I’m pleased the United States Department of Transportation recognized how important this project is to the people of the Centennial state.”

Shailen Bhatt, Executive Director of CDOT, added, "We appreciate the work of our Federal and local community partners to make this a reality. With this TIGER funding, CDOT will be able to complete the improvements to this segment of the North I-25 corridor, a vital part of our state's economic development."

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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