Eagle, Gypsum intrigued with plan to take over US 6

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — It sounds like a boatload of money, but $12.1 million doesn’t really stretch that far when its dedicated to the realm of road improvements and slated to last forever.However, the towns of Eagle and Gypsum are poised to take that money and take over responsibility of U.S. Highway 6 as it extends the seven miles through both communities.Earlier this year, the Colorado Department of Transportation approved a devolution plan for the seven miles of US 6 that extend from the Eby Creek Road roundabout in Eagle westward to the roundabout in Gypsum. The $12.1 million represents the amount …

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