RTD staff delivered 65% advanced basic design plans of the 2.3-mile extension to stakeholders including the Colorado Department of Transportation, the City of Lone Tree and Coventry Development and the Rampart Range Metro District. Read more
RTD FasTracks prepared a video flyover of the Southeast Rail Extension. Check it out here. Watch the video
Connecting Denver and Lone Tree
The Southeast Rail Line includes 19.1 miles of the popular RTD light rail system. It extends from I-25/Broadway to Lincoln Avenue in Douglas County, with an additional connection along I-225 from I-25 to Parker Road. The Southeast Rail Line Extension will make the Southeast line even more successful than it is today. The current plan is to extend light rail transit service to the new RidgeGate Parkway Interchange by providing the following:
On March 8, 2011 the RTD Board of Directors approved the 2011 FasTracks Financial Plan. Included in the plan is $305 million in short-term funding for the projects not yet in construction or under contract. This includes the use of $9 million for the Southeast Rail Extension for final design and advanced environmental work. RTD will also seek federal funding for the project.
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