A Message from the I-25 Gap Coalition:
The I-25 Gap Coalition was formed in April 2017 to proactively advocate for accelerating transportation improvements on I-25 between Denver and Colorado Springs. In the 16 months since its first meeting, tremendous progress has occurred including completion of an environmental assessment, identification of the necessary funding and selection of a construction manager/general contractor.
The Coalition was instrumental in securing a $65 million in federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation via its Infrastructure For Rebuilding America—or INFRA—grant program. El Paso and Douglas counties pledged $35 million in financial support with an additional $250 million pledged by CDOT. Construction is now underway.
Having met its primary objective, the I-25 Gap Coalition voted in July to suspend ongoing meetings. The Coalition will reconvene as needed during construction.