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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs

Some places in Colorado that have “Springs” in their names, have no actual springs. Colorado Springs has no springs. But it is next to Manitou Springs, which does. Manitou advertised as the “Saratoga of the west” compared itself to Saratoga Springs. While both may be beautiful it is hard to confuse one with the other. Unlike some other “springs”, Glenwood Springs actually has natural hot springs. mcdewey

40 Million Dollar Mile

40 Million Dollar Mile

The section of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon was one of the last pieces of the interstate highway system completed. Coming in at 40 times the average cost per mile of the interstate system, this project tried to juggle transportation, safety, recreational and environmental impact. mcdewey