Teen edition: Colfax, continued
Middle Park High School senior
In recent attempts to improve our economic center of gravity, gears are in motion toward changing our way of life drastically. Our humble county that we all know and love has been blessed with the opportunity for mass expansion and development. The blueprint, drawn up by the city of Denver, was O.K.’d by county officials last Friday, March 27.
The development plan emphasized the importance of a super-highway to allow maximum tourist flow. The massive 14-lane road will be appropriately named. Most of the buildings along Grand County’s portion of Highway 40 will be relocated and the structures torn down to make ample space for this colossal freeway.
County officials wish for locals to remain “open-minded” through the whole experience, as it will help stabilize our local economic standing. The construction of this freeway is necessary to the survival of this beautiful county. True, most of us will be forced to change our jobs and move, but we must remain optimistic. Someday, when the economy improves, we may be able to return and resume the life we knew.
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