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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Transportation officials have announced that major work on the $497 million U.S. 36 expansion project is
now complete after three and a half years of construction.
The Daily Camera reports drivers can begin traveling the new express lanes from Louisville to Boulder as work continues on the final phase of project. Colorado Department of Transportation spokeswoman Megan Castle says drivers can now pass through the tolling entries for free during a brief testing period.
The project began in July 2012 and expanded U.S. 36 from two lanes in each direction to three. It also includes a bikeway and one new toll/carpool lane in each direction.
Drivers using the toll lanes will eventually pay between $1.75 and $9.35, depending on the time of day and if they have a toll pass.
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