THE COLFAX-LARIMER VIADDCi
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LENGTH—One and one-half miles, including branches.
LOCATION—Extends from Boulevard F on west to West Colfax avenue and
Champa on east,, with branch from First and Larimer to Eighth and Larimer
G05T—$800,000, divided between Denver & Rio Grande, Colorado & Southern
and Burlington railroads, Denver City Tramway Company and the City of
Denver and State of Colorado.
CITY'S SHARE—One-third, or $260,000, to be met by general city bonds, bearing 5 per cent, interest, and running 15 years.
TAXPAYER'S SHARE—19 cents per annum for 15 years of each $1000 present
PURPOSE—Opens avenues of travel and makes communication safe between all
parts of city; is also important link in boulevards between Denver and its
Mountain Parks, and Midland Trail and trans-continental highway.
CONSTRUCTION—Viaduct will be built of reinforced concrete. THIS MEANS
EXPENDITURE IN DENVER OF ONE MILLION FOR LABOR AND
SUPPLIES, as railroads will spend $200,000 or more in re-arranging tracks
and the like. (see map on reverse side of card)