Traffic light for Stone Canyon

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

In what was an otherwise a very uneventful Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Tuesday (Monday was President’s Day) night, Interim Administrator Karen Cumbo brought the sparsely filled room to spontaneous applause when she casually announced during Staff Reports that the Colorado Department of Transportation had reviewed the numbers from a traffic warrant study done a few months earlier, and had come to the conclusion that a traffic light at the intersection of Hwys. 66/36 and Stone Canyon/McConnell Bridge was indeed, justified.

Ironically, and appropriately, one of the few stunned people present was Ed Bruder, a Stone Canyon resident who was very instrumental in leading the effort to get CDOT to consider the need for the light.

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