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A circumferential highway (beltway) around the Denver metropolitan region was conceived 50 years ago. Today, almost 80 percent of this highway is complete and open to traffic via C-470, E-470 and the Northwest Parkway. The last remaining 20 percent consists of four separate but related segments, as described below:
In addition, the C-470 Corridor Coalition was formed in 2011 to develop and implement a solution that improves the safety and mobility along the C-470 corridor. The C-470 corridor was divided into two segments:
In 1993, the federal gas tax was 18.4 cents per gallon. The price of a First Class stamp that year was 29 cents. The cost of mailing a letter has risen to 46 cents while the gas tax has stayed exactly the same. If the same rate of inflation had been applied to both, the gas tax would be at 28.5 cents per gallon today.
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