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Projects

2007 Grant Projects


 

CR P.6 CURVES PROJECT
This project was awarded to Asphalt Constructors, Inc out of Alamosa, Colorado. Work began in May of 2007 and completed the same month.

 

    1.The curves portion of CR P.6 were widened by 8 feet for 0.8 miles. Then a 1 ½” overlay of asphalt was placed over the widened portion of the road

    2.  Warning signs were installed including: Speed Limit, Curve Signs, Delineators, Striping, and Directional Arrows 

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SAN LUIS BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT
Costilla County was awarded a $150,300 grant from the State Historical Fund for design and restoration of the San Luis Bridge located ½ mile SW of the Town of San Luis. The bridge will be restored for pedestrian and bike use only.
Martin/Martin Engineering out of Lakewood, Colorado were hired to perform the design work and oversee the project. The projected timeline for the project is as follows:
Oct 1- Plans submitted to SHF
Nov 1- SHF review and comment
Dec 1- Plans ready to bid

 

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RATTLESNAKE TRESTLE GRANT APPLICATION
Costilla County was awarded a Design Grant for $33,000 with the County Matching Funds of $11,000. This provides the financing for the design and assessment for the restoration of the Rattlesnake Trestle Bridge located SW of Smith Reservoir near CR 12.

 

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2006 Grant Projects


Lobato Bridge Rehabilitation Project

                                                                                         

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This historical bridge was partly funded by grant monies from the
State Historical Fund. This project was a joint venture with Conejos County. Costilla County managed the entire project from start to finish. The bridge is nearing completion and plans are to officially open the bridge May 26th of 2006.

 

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CR P.6 Curves Project
This project is funded by CDOT through special funding from the
Federal Government. The project involves widening the two curves East of San Luis on County Road P.6 (by the Vega) and adding signage to provide a safer roadway for citizens of Costilla County. The project went out for bid and bid was opened May the 12th of 2006.


San Luis Bridge Rehabilitation Project
A grant was written and submitted for funds to rehabilitate the San Luis Bridge located just South of San Luis crossing the Culebra Creek. The grant status should be known by August of 2006 whether the grant was approved or not.