Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: July 2, 1997
July 6, 2022
July 2, 1997
The Jefferson County Commissioners extended the engineering contract for construction of Whitetail Road and planned to begin road construction in the summer of 1998. The commission made the decision at its June 25 meeting in Boulder. This would enable construction of the approximately $3 million road project to begin in the summer of 1998. Plans call for paving about 1.5 miles of Whitetail Road beyond the overpass, and to chip seal another 8.5 miles north toward Boulder.
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