Mesa County Awarded $1.43 Million Dollar in Grants
Money to Fund Major Construction Improvement Project
MESA COUNTY, COLO Jan. 7, 2014— The Department of Local Affairs’ Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Program in December awarded Mesa County nearly $1.43 million dollars for two phases of construction improvements on the 45.5 Road corridor. 45.5 Road, also known as the De Beque Cut-off Road, is a highly used road in eastern Mesa County. The road is largely used for energy production related traffic however recreational, agricultural and even two school district routes contribute to traffic on 45.5 Road. There are several areas of needed improvements, however this grant will fund work between mile post 2 to 2.6.