A 'test train' pulls into the Federal/Decatur station on RTD's new West line.
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A historic first occurred Thursday for the highly anticipated West Rail Line that will connect Golden to Denver. RTD ran the first ‘test train’ the length of the line with power from the overhead electrical lines.
The intersection of US 6, CO 58, and CO 93 in Golden. Traffic congestion is a contentious issue between Golden and Jefferson County.
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At the request of Governor John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Transportation, Jefferson County officials have backed away from seeking drafted legislation to help complete the Jefferson Parkway Toll Road.
The Lower North Fork Fire continues to burn southwest of Denver, however officials hope weather conditions allow greater containment of the fire that has burned over 4,000 acres, destroyed more than 20 homes, and taken the lives of two people.