State agrees to fund rising underpass costs

State agrees to fund rising underpass costs
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By scott miller

VAIL — An underpass project to link Vail’s north and south frontage roads has cleared perhaps its most important hurdle Thursday, when Colorado Transportation Commission unanimously agreed to provide another $6.57 million in funding for the project. That additional money was pulled from contingency funds for the state’s RAMP program for funding new projects. That money, as well as an additional $2.73 million the Vail Town Council appropriated in May, will bring funding for the project up to $30.1 million. That’s a long way from the original estimate of $21 million.That estimate went up in smoke in December of 2014, …

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