If there are budget issues around ensuring quality of life for the neighborhoods negatively impacted by this expansion, why doesn't Douglas County and/or Castle Rock issue a bond to fund the work?

The Town currently has projects identified with the funds available for the construction of a roundabout at Sapphire Pointe and the widening of Crowfoot Valley Road to four lanes. The current funding available for the project is about $7.2 million. These funds are expected to be sufficient to complete the needed improvements for the corridor. In addition, Douglas County is currently planning to add the second through lane in the northbound direction. This is currently being designed by the County. A timeframe for construction has not been identified, but is anticipated to be soon after design completion.

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1. Why doesn't the Town provide a second access point to/from Sapphire Pointe to the northwest via Mesa Drive?
2. When will an alternate route/road be installed between Crowfoot Valley Road and I-25?
3. What are the plans for widening Crowfoot Valley Road? Why hasn't this been thought through for this area?
4. Any plans to improve safety for cyclists?
5. Does the Transportation Master Plan projected volume of 37,000 vehicles per day fully account for all developments being built out on Crowfoot between Founders and Park Road?
6. Will the speed limits change on Crowfoot to Founders?
7. What will you do for sound and light mitigation on the corridor?
8. Why is the turn light at the corner of Crowfoot and Founder not yellow flashing during lower volume times as you proceed from Founders on to Crowfoot?
9. Is there enough right of way for a major roundabout (especially with the gas line along Crowfoot)?
10. Why not have the developer fund the cost of a traffic signal at Sapphire Pointe now instead of waiting to fund and construct when the traffic volumes are higher?
11. Why doesn't the Town have the developers pay for the road widening since the projected increases in traffic are due to their new construction?
12. If there are budget issues around ensuring quality of life for the neighborhoods negatively impacted by this expansion, why doesn't Douglas County and/or Castle Rock issue a bond to fund the work?