Written and illustrated by Peter Moore, Special to The Colorado Sun
Our grinning political leaders hurled shovels full of dirt into the air in October to celebrate a $700 million fix for Floyd Hill, the white-knuckle pinch point on Interstate 70 keeping us from the slopes. But that project won’t be finished until 2027, and we must ski now!
So at 6 a.m. Sunday on I-70, we offer five modest proposals on how to speed ski traffic this season. Perhaps we should try:
Investing in the right kind of ad campaign:
Improved signage outside the car-rental agencies at DIA:
Drone taxis and jet packs. Next stop: Breckenfridge!
Truth-telling road signs above the junction of U.S. 6 and I-70.
Ignoring a climate disaster that will make ski-traffic a non-issue. Done!
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@road2elsewhere Have you sat for hours in #ski-traffic on #i70, when what you really want to do is haul *ss down the #mountain? I can fix that! #skicolorado #amodestproposal #trafficjam #road2elsewhere #coloradosun ♬ Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Dean Martin
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