Earlier this month, Mesa County Administrator Frank Whidden presented the 2014 Capital Improvement Program summary to the Mesa County Commissioners.
It's a summary of capital improvement projects completed in 2014.
Among the highlights are these transportation projects:
- Curves at 33 1/2 and D 1/2 Roads and 32 1/2 and D Roads in Clifton. Cost: $750,422
- Sidewalk on south side of F 1/2 Road in the vicinity of Thunder Mountain Elementary School. Cost: $607,000
- 2,000 linear feet of street reconstruction on KE Road starting west of Hwy. 65, continuing across Mesa Creek through the intersection of 48.5 Road. Also: replacement of a culvert and rock excavation. Cost: $646,000 (half paid by Department of Local Affairs grant)
- D Road reconstruction between 32 Road and 32.5 Road. Project also included installation of storm drain features and a detached sidewalk on the north side of the road. Cost: $760,334.
- Constructing a new "T" free-flow intersection at the newly created Hookless Boulevard and U.S. Hwy. 50. Project included the obliteration of an intersection at the CDOT maintenance facility at mile marker 38.82 on U.S. Hwy. 50. Cost: $733,835
- 3,500 linear feet of street reconstruction on K Road from 19 1/2 Road to 20 2/10 Road and replacement of the box culvert for the canal crossing. Cost: $1.3 million
- Intersection and road improvements on the curve at 21 Road and K Road. Cost: $493,148
- Reconstruction of 2,300 feet of existing road on 45 1/2 Road, which is a transportation corridor between the towns of Mesa and DeBeque. Cost: $1.89 million (half paid by DOLA grant)
- Replacement of more than 300 culverts, bridges and concrete boxes. Cost: More than $600,000
- Stormwater drainage projects. Cost: More than $345,000