Colorado drivers lose billions to bad roads, report says

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From the Denver Business Journal: Colorado drivers lose $6.8 billion a year in time, operating costs and crashes due to roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack desirable safety features, according to a new study from TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation organization.
In Denver, that amounts of $2,162 per driver, according to the study “Colorado Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility.”
The average driver in the Denver metro area spends 49 hours a year stuck in traffic jams, the report said.
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Director of Training and Member Services since April 2005. Co-chair of the LabCAT Technical Committee. As well as LabCAT Certification Levels A-E, I and S. A Colorado and Denver native, and have more than 38 years of experience in the Geotechnical Engineering Industry. I am also the CAPA Web Administrator and Author.