Allard announces CDOT grant |

Allard announces CDOT grant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) announced on Wednesday that the Colorado Department of Transportation will receive a $14,300 grant from the Federal Highway Administration. The funding will go to the Climax Mine Site Interpretation Project, part of the Top of the Rockies Scenic and Historic Scenic Byway.”This is good news for Colorado’s Mountain counties,” Allard said. “These improvements will enhance cultural tourism which is so important to this area of the state.” The Climax Interpretive Site is located at the top of Fremont Pass on Highway 91 between Copper Mountain and Leadville. Historic mining equipment and huge boulders will be on display and used to inform visitors about the history of the Climax Molybdenum Mine and the importance of mineral and mining to our world today.

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