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Colorado Bridge Enterprise

Program Overview

The Colorado Bridge Enterprise (CBE) was formed in 2009 as part of the FASTER (Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery) legislation. It operates as a government-owned business within the Colorado Department of Transportation. The Colorado Transportation Commission serves as the Colorado Bridge Enterprise Board.

The purpose of the CBE is to finance, repair, reconstruct and replace bridges designated as structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and rated “poor."

In order to accomplish this goal, a bridge safety surcharge ranging from $13 to $32 has been imposed on vehicle registration based upon vehicle weight. Revenues from the bridge safety surcharge fee are phased in over a three-year period, and are estimated to generate approximately $100 million in annual funding.

Current Bridge Enterprise List

Here is a list of current Bridge Enterprises bridges and their status.

Bridge Enterprise Project Status - July 2014 (130 Projects)

Here is a map of all of the Bridge Enterprise projects. In addition to the 131 bridges located on the map, CDOT identified separate funding sources (e.g. ARRA funds) for 36 bridges that were originally part of the FASTER bridge list.

As of July 2014 there were 131 eligible bridges in the following phases:

22 Not Yet Scheduled
16 In Design
6 Design Complete
16 In Construction
71 Complete

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