FasTracks is a multi-billion dollar transit expansion plan to build 122 miles of new commuter rail and light rail, and 18 miles of bus rapid transit throughout the Denver metro area. See the FasTracks system map
Construction is hot and heavy along the I-225 Rail Line in Aurora and managers report the design of the line is almost complete. The project is a design-build operation.
Workers have constructed the caissons for the bridge that will carry light rail trains over northbound I-225 just north of Parker Rd. Follow the link to see the route the trains will take. Read more
Connecting Aurora to the East and Southeast Rail Lines
The I-225 Rail Line is a 10.5-mile light rail line within the City of Aurora and a small section of northeast Denver. It will connect the existing Nine Mile Station on the Southeast Light Rail Line with the upcoming Peoria/Smith Station on the East Rail Line.
The I-225 Rail Line includes 1,800 parking spaces and eight stations: Iliff, Florida, City Center, 2nd/Abilene, 13th Avenue, Colfax, Fitzsimons and Peoria.
The I-225 Rail Line will provide regional connectivity to major activity centers like the Medical Center of Aurora, Aurora City Center, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Fitzsimons Life Science District, Children's Hospital, the new VA Hospital, and Denver International Airport through a transfer at Peoria to the East Rail Line.
Want to see current photos, watch flyover videos of line, and read about the latest progress? Visit rtd-fastracks.com
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