Joe Martinez Boulevard Extension Grant Match

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Project description and location

The future extension of Joe Martinez Boulevard, running from southeastern Pueblo West to the City of Pueblo and possibly connecting into downtown Pueblo, requires study, political cooperation among multiple jurisdictions, and an outside (State or Federal) funding source as the primary tool to develop this project. The County 1A Community Improvement Program has specifically identified 1A funding for an extension grant match, whereby 1A funds would be utilized to attain outside funding using County funds as the local match. The Joe Martinez Boulevard extension is such a large project that it will require extensive time and commitment from multiple parties, in addition to funding, to bring this project to completion.

Key partners for project

Lead partner for implementation: Pueblo County, City of Pueblo, Pueblo West Metro District
Current land/property owner: numerous – requires alignment study to confirm
Long term maintenance/operations: requires study
Political or jurisdictional approvals: numerous – requires study

Project status

Design stage: conceptual, requires study
Entitlement approvals: to be determined
Outside funding partner: State and/or Federal funding required for construction
Outside funding status: none; no funding program exists to support the project currently

Implementation timeline

Planning and design: uncertain; requires political direction to move forward
Community outreach: none currently; required in future for study efforts
Construction: not yet defined
Procurement: not yet defined

Budget and cost information

Total cost estimate: $15M - $18M in 2018 dollars
Outside funding amount: required from State and/or Federal Government
Funding required from 1A: up to $3M as a local grant match
Explanation of costs: support State and/or Federal Grant Match; design, soft and hard costs of an extension of Joe Martinez Boulevard from Pueblo West to the City
Long term maintenance: requires further study
Supporting documents: none

Next steps for project

Political: identify opportunities for political will to advance project study
Legal: none
Design/construction: none

 

Location

Project Site
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38° 18' 23.4288" N, 104° 43' 5.1744" W
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