A snow plow used by the Colorado Department of Transportation is equipped with V2X hardware, a technology that allows it to send vehicle data, such as its speed, and receive relevant traffic data, such as a spot weather warning alert. CDOT is equipping 100 vehicles and 100 objects on 90 miles of Interstate 70 with the V2X technology. In December, the agency was awarded a $20 million grant that will help extend the V2X program to 537 road miles around Colorado. (Provided by Colorado Department of Transportation)

Colorado’s internet of roads is a go. Soon cars will “talk” to signs and traffic signals

The plan to turn 537 miles of Colorado roads into a connected highway is not as futuristic as it sounds. With funding granted, work starts in 2019 to use technology to reduce number of wrecks, fatalities

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A deputy’s knack for sussing out mules has made a lonely stretch of I-70 the top drug-bust site in Colorado

Mesa County deputy Mike Miller has patrolled a stretch of desert west of Grand Junction for decades. The DEA says his busts have kept 20 tons of illicit drugs off the streets

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The Polis administration just cut $51 million from its budget request for Colorado’s reinsurance program

The state will receive more money than expected from the federal government to fund the program that has reduced some people’s health insurance premiums dramatically