09.13.19

Gardner Announces Nearly $7 Million for North I-25

Washington, D.C. – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation will receive $6.97 million in unobligated Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant funding from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve North I-25.

 

“I’m thrilled the Colorado Department of Transportation will receive additional funding for North I-25, and I’ll keep fighting to support projects and priorities for Colorado,” said Senator Gardner. “This nearly $7 million will continue improvements on the roadway for the many Coloradans and visitors who rely on it every day, and I’m pleased the Department of Transportation continues to recognize how important this project is to the people and economy of the Centennial state.”

 

“This additional federal funding serves as a down payment on this Administration’s commitment to America’s infrastructure,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao.

More information can be found here.

 

Background:

 

In July of 2016, Gardner announced the Colorado Department of Transportation was awarded a $15 million TIGER grant to improve a 14-mile stretch of North I-25 between Loveland and Fort Collins, Colorado. In April of 2016, Gardner, along with members of the Colorado delegation, sent a letter to DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx in support of Colorado’s TIGER grant application.

 

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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 is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.