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670E3BA85BE4FE10872583620059D012 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Dec 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Department of Transportation - Committee Discussion Only


09:21:01 AM  
The committee recessed.
09:25:44 AM  

The committee returned to order.  Mr. Andy Karsian, Legislative Liaison, and Mr. Stephen Harelson, West Program Engineer for Region 1, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), presented the department's FY 2019-20 capital construction request for the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels Electrical System project.  Mr. Karsian provided an overview of the project.  Discussion ensued regarding the Office of State Planning and Budgeting's ranking of the project, and the potential for funding the project from fund sources other than capital construction.  Mr. Harelson provided technical input on the project, and responded to questions regarding the amount of energy savings that will be realized from the project's construction over time.  Mr. Harelson responded to further questions regarding the potential closure of the tunnels as a result of electrical deficiencies, and the age of the fans that service the tunnels.