Joining Forces

by Jeff L. Brown, Contributing Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 9, Pg. 50-57,92-93

Document Type: Feature article


In times of limited funding, roads and mass transit are sometimes seen as competing interests, but in Denver the two are united in a massive effort to reinvent an aging and congested transportation corridor. The $1.67-billion Transportation Expansion Project, or T-REX, combined a sweeping program of highway improvements with the construction of a new light-rail in a single design/build contract.

Subject Headings: Public transportation | Infrastructure construction | Transportation corridors | Traffic congestion | Project management | Light rail transit | Highways and roads

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